Irrechaa Great Run to take place in Addis
The first Irrechaa Great Run is scheduled to take place in Addis Ababa on September 22, 2019. During a press conference held on Thursday, Oromia Regional State Tourism Bureau stated that 50,000 runners and several elite athletes are expected to participate in the event. According to the organizers, the winners will be awarded with a prize.
The T-shirt distribution will be handled in federal and regional offices with the price of the t-shirt set at 250 birr. Irrechaa is an annual thanksgiving festival celebrated every year mainly in September in Bishoftu town. According to the Oromia Tourism Bureau briefs, the 2019/20 Irrechaa celebration will also be celebrated in Addis Ababa “Hora Finfine” on October 5, 2019.
The first Irrechaa great run was held 0n 2016/17, where over 40,000 people participated.