Great Ethiopian Run

Date: November 17, 2024
Location: Addis Ababa


Race with the best on the roof of Africa – Sign up for the Great Ethiopian Run 2024!
At between 2200 and 2500 metres above sea level, Addis Ababa is the third highest capital of the world. On November 17, 2024 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. 2024 will be the 23rd 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.

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