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2020 Vodacom Women First 5k

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Great Ethiopian Run is an event management company operating in Ethiopia since 2001 with the mission of staging mass-participation athletic competit...

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Mar 15, 2020 6:00AM

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Mar 15, 2020 6:00PM
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The WOMEN FIRST 5km Run- WOMEN ONLY Running Event, started in 2004, the same year as the Athens Olympic, to recognize the achievements of Ethiopia’s great female athletes. It also aimed to support the broader changes regarding the role of women in Ethiopia’s economic and social life. The Olympic Gold medalist and the winner of the London Olympic 5000m, Meseret Defar, is the ambassador of this event. More than 100,000 girls & women aged from 5-75 have taken part in the 15 editions since the first in May 2004.


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