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40,000 participants expected to feature in Great Run

Registrations to start on Monday

The 2022 Great Ethiopian Run (GER) is set to be staged on November 20, 2022, in Addis Ababa. The GER announced 40,000 participants are expected to participate in the annual road race, with official registration for the race starting on Monday, July 18, 2022.

Set for its 22nd edition, the GER stated that the title sponsor to the upcoming 10k road race will be “Sofi Malt Great Ethiopian Run International.”

40,000 places are made available for participants looking to partake in the event. Using its new online payment system through race partners, Amole, in collaboration with Dashen Bank, the race organizers are hoping participants will be able to register quickly.

Training advice will be posted on the Great Ethiopian Run YouTube page as the race approaches. Additional race information will also be made available on its website and social media channels. 

In support of the Ethiopian Government’s initiatives to address issues of climate change, the GER started to promote the “Go Green” campaign in 2021 and will carry it forward into the race planned for November.

The campaign has five strands and over the coming months, will be implementing an action plan with the goal of working for the good of the environment and fostering a greater awareness about the importance of green issues.

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