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Olympic Day Run to be held together with 2008 Ring Road Relay

6 June 2008 - The Ethiopian Olympic Committee has given its consent to the staging of the 2008 Ring Road Relay in conjunction with its annual Olympic Day Run for a joint event to be held on Sunday 22nd June...


Participant numbers to rise for 2008 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run

9 May 2008 - Race organizers of the 2008 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run today announced a small increase in the number of participants from 30,000 to 32,000 for the 8th edition of the annual 10km race which this year will take place in Addis Ababa on Sunday 23rd November 2008...


Wittenberg and Moorcroft plan first visit to Ethiopia

25 October 2007- On the eve of one of the biggest marathon weekends in New York where Ethiopian athlete Gete Wami will attempt to win the 2007 World Marathon Majors (WMM) title, the organisers of the 2007 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run in Addis Ababa have announced that the New York Marathon Race Director Mary Wittenberg will come to Ethiopia to participate in Ethiopia’s annual international road race...


Permission secured for 2007 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run

5 October 2007 - The government authorities in Addis Ababa have this week given permission for the staging of the 2007 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run on the new date proposed by the organizers of 24th and 25th November 2007...


2007 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run postponed until 25th November

30 August 2007-The organizers of the 2007 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run have been asked by the Ethiopian government to postpone the date of this year’s competition. The run had been planned for Sunday 9th September as a major part of Ethiopia’s Millennium celebrations just three days before the Ethiopian New Year...


Frankie Fredericks joins VIP list for Millennium Run

24 August 2007 - Africa’s greatest-ever sprinter Frankie Fredericks has confirmed that he will attend the 2007 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run


Tergat heads list of VIPs for 2007 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run

24 May 2007 - Marathon world record holder Paul Tergat has confirmed that he will attend the 2007 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run on Sunday 9th September...


IAAF gives support to 2007 Confidence WOMEN FIRST 5km

22 February 2007 - The 2007 Confidence WOMEN FIRST 5km Run will this year receive additional support in the form of a special grant from the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) to enable more international athletes to participate in the competition.


Great Ethiopian Run launches 2007 AIDS Series

10 January 2007 - At the opening last night of a photographic exhibition of Haile’s Gebrselassie’s races of the past 15 years taken by international sports photographer Jiro Mochizuki, Great Ethiopian Run launched its 2007 AIDS Series of races for 5 major towns of Ethiopia...


Supersport shows international race coverage from Addis Ababa this weekend

4 January 2007 - A 30-minute programme about the 2006 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run made by Filmnova for international distribution will be aired this weekend on Supersport (SS1).


BBC World airs documentary on 2006 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run

17 December 2006 - ‘Ethiopia: the race of dreams’, a 30-minute documentary on the 2006 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run, will be shown on BBC World this coming weekend, Saturday 23 / Sunday 24 December 2006.


Great Ethiopian Run donates 50,000 birr to Dire Dawa Flood Relief

7 December 2006 -In response to the tragic deaths of around two hundred people in the floods in Dire Dawa Great Ethiopian Run has announced that it is making a donation of 50,000 birr to the families affected and the relief effort.


Kluft dazzles in unfamiliar territory

28 November 2006- Sweden’s Olympic and world heptathlon champion Carolina Kluft has turned out to be a truly special VIP guest of the 2006 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run.


O'Sullivan heads for Addis Ababa

2 November 2006 - Sonia O’Sullivan is the latest addition to the list of elite athletes from abroad who will attend the 2006 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run in Addis Ababa on Sunday 26th November 2006.


Registration hits ceiling for 2006 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run

27 October 2006 - Registration for the 2006 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run has closed one month ahead of the race less than twenty days after the opening of registration centres in Addis Ababa...


Registration soaring for 2006 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run

13 October 2006 - Response from residents of Addis Ababa in the opening week of registration for the 2006 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run has been high...


Ten ambassadors register for 2006 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run

5 October 2006 - As registration centres get ready to open on Monday for this year's TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run ten foreign ambassadors have confirmed their entry for the run and will compete for the Ethiopian Airlines Ambassadors' Award for the first ambassador to finish...


Carolina Kluft joins VIP names for the 2006 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run

29 September 2006 - Carolina Kluft, Sweden’s 2004 Olympic heptathlon champion, has added her name to the VIP list for the 2006 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run which will take place in Addis Ababa on Sunday 26th November 2006...


El Guerrouj accepts invitation to 2006 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run

21 September 2006 -Great Ethiopian Run race organisers have confirmed that Morocco’s Olympic 1500m and 5000m champion Hichem El Guerrouj will attend this year’s race as one of their VIP guests...


2007 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run to coincide with new Ethiopian millenium

30 August 2006 - The date for next year’s 2007 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run has been set to coincide with celebrations for the Ethiopian millenium in September 2007, race organisers announced today. While this year’s competition remains unchanged from its traditional date on the last Sunday in November (26th November 2006)…


Ethiopian Airlines becomes airline sponsor for Great Ethiopian Run

1 July 2006 - Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will be the official airline sponsor for the 2006 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run which will take place in Addis Ababa on Sunday 26th November 2006.


Toyota renews sponsorship for Great Ethiopian Run

7 June 2006 - Race organizers of Ethiopia’s biggest road race announced today that TOYOTA will again be the race’s title sponsor when the 6th edition of the competition is staged in Addis Ababa on Sunday 26th November 2006.

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