2018 TOTAL Great Ethiopian Run International 10k – 18th Edition

18th November 2018
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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18th November 2018 at 8:50am

Entries close 11th November 2018

Run in the land of runners on the roof of Africa!

2018 TOTAL Great Ethiopian Run International 10k - 18th edition

The race takes place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Sunday 18th November 2018.

With 45,000 participants, the race has become the biggest road race in Africa. It’s been referred to as ‘the most exciting race in the world’; it is almost certainly one of the world’s noisiest races; and it attracts participants from all over the world.

This run will probably also be your highest-ever 10km race: at 2400m above sea level, Addis Ababa is the third highest capital in the world.

From its inception in 2001 Haile Gebreselassie has been the main mover behind the race which has become a vehicle for publicising important social messages. For more information see www.ethiopianrun.org.

The race entry fee including the pre-race pasta party at the official race hotel, Hilton Addis Ababa, is £50. The pasta party is a nice occasion to meet some of the other international participants. You’ll also get to hear some traditional Ethiopian music and dance, see a traditional coffee ceremony and get to meet the great Haile Gebreselassie himself!

Please note that race packs for non-residents are not sent out to participants. Participants must collect their packs in race week from Wednesday 14th November to Saturday 17th November 2018 from the official run desk in the foyer of the Hilton Addis Ababa. The latest time for collection is 6pm on Saturday 17th November 2018.