Great Ethiopian Run nominated for international race award


The Great Ethiopian Run 10km has been nominated as one of the top 20 best international road races in The Challenge Awards, a prize-giving process which is being talked about as ‘the Oscars of the endurance running industry’.
The awards are being given by Let’s Do This, one of the world’s biggest online entry platforms with over 18,000 race events currently listed on its site and over 1 million monthly website visits.
The international race category for which Great Ethiopian Run has been nominated is one of 13 award categories which also include cycling and multi-sport events.
Ex-Premiership soccer star and now TV pundit Rio Ferdinand is among the sporting celebrities who will attend the award ceremony in London on 18th October 2019 when the winners will be announced.
Other race events in the international race category include the famous New York City Marathon and the Boston Marathon, the Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town and the City2Surk 14km road race in Sydney.
Category winners will be decided by the number of votes received from members of the public who participate in the races.
Great Ethiopian Run is asking its participants to support of its bid to win the top prize. Voting remains open until 15 September 2019.