4 June 2020 – Run Africa completed it’s first successful 5K virtual run and supported the Ethiopian government in combatting COVID-19. The initiative came from our partner Great Ethiopian Run and will continue until June 7th after which the total amount of donations will be communicated.


27 May 2020 – Our partner Growth Africa has set our founder and CEO Rekik Bekele in the spotlights! Learn more about Run Africa and Growth Africa on this blog: http://bit.ly/2MY8RAo


16 May 2020 – Ethiopian top athletes have been running at home to raise funds to fight coronavirus in the country. The virtual run, organized by the ‘Grand African Run’ and the Ethiopian Athletics Federation, attracted runners from across the globe. The money raised will be donated to two Ethiopia-based non-profit organizations that are helping the country’s efforts against the virus. Tirunesh Dibaba, who ran in an empty stadium, said, “I run with you all!”


13 April 2020 – One secret of Ethiopian athletics unveiled: how to take care of the body after training with dynamic stretches. Watch and learn from our video.


3 April 2020 – Norwegian journalist Pål Vegard Hagesæther visited us in Addis Ababa to explore some of the secrets of Ethiopia’s long-distance runners. His findings were published in Aftenposten magazine in Norwegian; here’s the English version.

Photo credit: Paal Audes


30 March 2020 – Eloquent, evocative article about us in the British running magazine Like the Wind, by journalist Megan Brownrigg. Click here for a really great read!



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