Haile Gebreselassie Marathon - Sunday 20 October 2013
Great Ethiopian Run staged Ethiopia's first-ever top quality international marathon race on Sunday 20th October 2013.
Registration information for the 2nd edition of the Marathon, will be given here in due course.
Great Ethiopian Run is delighted to be partnering with US-based Moray Mountain Sports in launching this new initiative which seeks to fulfill two of our key aims of developing mass-participation running in Ethiopia and promoting Ethiopia to the international tourist market.
The event which will take place in Hawassa, the capital of the southern region of Ethiopia at an altitude of 5000 feet, comprises three races: a full marathon, a half-marathon and a 5km, in addition to two children's races. The marathon course route will be over a two-lap course of 13.1 miles on mainly flat asphalt roads.
Click COURSE MAP to see detailed course with all the stations (Drink, Medical / Aid, Toilet & Shower)