Great Ethiopia Run Fixed For Sunday

2021 Great Ethiopia Run Date Confirmed

The Great Ethiopia Run is an annual 10km road race event that is being organised in Ethiopia. The event was started in 2001 and it takes place in the capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa.

With over 20,000 participants each year, the Great Ethiopia Run, for the past decade is regarded as the biggest road race in Africa. The biggest road race event on the Africa Continent is scheduled for 14 November. 2021 Great Ethiopia run date confirmed.


On Sunday 14 November 2021, the race will celebrate its 21st edition with more than 20,000 participants all over the world is expected on the start line in Meskel Square in Addis Ababa. The event is competed by elite athletes and some of the past winners are now world champions.

There will be also a 10km virtual run due to the coronavirus pandemic for those who can’t travel to Ethiopia during the proposed date.


The 2020 Great Ethiopia Run was postponed due to covid-19. The event was later held on January 10th, 2021.

To register for the Great Ethiopia Race, use this link.

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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