Great Ethiopian Run 2009 - November 22, 2009

The 2009 Great Ethiopian Run 10k international road race on Sunday 22nd November 2009 is sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines.

More than 31,000 participants took part in the 2008 race - the biggest race ever on the African continent by participant numbers.

The race's ambassador is Haile Gebrselassie who has been instrumental in the success of the event-managing organisation known as Great Ethiopian Run, credited with the birth of mass-participation running in Ethiopia.