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The Ethiopian Tourism Organization; the Addis Ababa city Administration and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has collaboratively discussed to make both events a success.


6 November – The Great Ethiopian Run has finished all preparation to host the biggest road race in Africa for the 18th time the coming 18 November. On the same date the African Union has called on an emergency meeting with more than 50 heads of state expected to take part.

The Capital is well known to host these two national incidents successfully as they both have a significant meaning. Thus the concerned stakeholders have been taking their time discussing the matter to get to a favorable decision to both events. The Great Ethiopian Run will start at the Historical Monument 6 kilo going to Minlik Hospital; Kebena; English Embassy; Sholla Market; Adwa; Aware market then to Parliament heading to 4 Kilo to be finalized at 6 Kilo.

The race starts at 8am in the morning with the Athletes completion leading to the Green wave start at 8:55 am and Red wave start at 9:00am.

The Ethiopian Toursim Organization works closely with the Great Ethiopian Run towards promoting sport tourism taking it as one tourism product. The Organization is working to bring more international media coverage to the race which in return will increase the number of foreign participants coming to take part on the race and on their way see the magnificent tourist attraction sites the country has. This in return will bring an economic reform and a great platform to job creation.     



For more infro: Great Ethiopian Run Hilina Negussie 0911601710 email