Great Ethiopian Run 2021

Date: Late November every year, postponed this year 2021

Location: Addis Ababa

Announcement from the race organisers:

“The 20th edition of TOTAL Great Ethiopian Run International 10km was scheduled to be held on 15 November 2020. However, due to the current situation of COVID 19, we are forced to postpone the race. We will announce the new date on a later date. Please bear with us while we work through the details to deliver the 20th edition of our flagship race.”

Race with the best on the roof of Africa – Sign up for the Great Ethiopian Run 2021!
At between 2200 and 2500 metres above sea level, Addis Ababa is the third highest capital of the world. In late November 2021 (dates to be announced) you can join the world’s best and more than 45,000 Ethiopian runners in a 10 km race through Ethiopia’s capital.

This is Africa’s biggest road race, and along with the elite athletes there is a huge variety of runners, from young kids to pensioners, and there’s a wonderful atmosphere. 2021 will be the 20th edition.
The great runner Haile Gebre Selassie, has been the main mover behind this very exciting event, which has taken place every year since 2001, and has used the race to raise consciousness about and funds for different social issues and campaigns. (See for online registration and for more information about the Great Run and other causes it supports.)

We can arrange airport pick ups, and book your hotel. In addition, we can provide a variety of trips around Ethiopia, making the GER part of a longer tour, whether history and culture, a visit to the Rift Valley lakes further south, or to Awash National Park, the Omo valley, bird watching, trekking and other activities.

Contact us for more details: