General News of Thursday, 18 October 2018
Source: Jedidah Promotions
The annual Great Ethiopian Run has become a landmark Global event held annually in Addis Ababa by the Great Marathoner Haile Gebreselasie. He even initiated a Similar Run in Accra Ghana the Accra Marathon held now for the past 2 years.
The General Manager of Ethiopian Airlines in Ghana Mrs. Genet W/Michael invited members of the Tour Operators Union of Ghana TOUGHA who paid her a Courtesy call to take advantage of the very affordable rate to Visit Ethiopia along with their Clients.
TOUGHA is the Umbrella body for the Tour Operators in Ghana and were led by the National President Kwesi Eyison.
The union wanted a closer Collaboration with the Airline and Mrs. W/Michael promised to Support the Association.
The Great Ethiopian Run (GER), is happening on Sunday, November 18, 2018.
It is celebrated as the “Greatest Fun Run in the World,” founded in 2001 by Haile Gebrselassie, the renowned long-distance runner and revered Ethiopian hero. The race attracts more than 40,000 participants from around the world, including hundreds of elite runners.
“GER is not your run-of-the-mill 10K as Addis Ababa sits 8,000 feet above sea level, so the race is not without its challenges — yet the heady fun of the carnival-like atmosphere as the race joyously snakes through this bustling, fascinating city is what makes the day so unforgettable.”
Ethiopian Airlines is the leading Airline in Africa and has Operated in Ghana since 1960.