GREAT ETHIOPIAN RUN STAGES 2019 IFH ANNUAL RELAY RACES

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By Haileegziabher Adhanom  

ADDIS ABABA May 26, 2019

Great Ethiopian Run (GER) in Collaboration with International First Highway Engineering (IFH), Chines Construction Firm, stages another flagship annual Road relay races for 16th year successively. This year’s race theme to promote road safety is “Let us respect the rules and protect ourselves from traffic accident” a theme intended to emphasize pedestrians to play their own role in promoting road safety.

PARTICIPANTS

Two types of competing teams were participated on the relay, the Elite and the Mass. There were 50 Elite teams of four members each, where each athlete tasked to run 3km, in order to complete the designated 12km Race for each team. Among them 30 were women teams.

Meanwhile, there were 120 teams of six members each, in the mass participation scheme. The teams were categorized under 10 different segments, based on the nature of institutions they are coming from. Thus, every team member has to finish a minimum of one kilometer and pass the baton for his/her teammates.

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