• World Harmony Run

    World's Largest Torch Relay
    World Harmony Run

  • 1,000,000 Participants

    Across 6 Continents
    1,000,000 Participants

  • Dreaming of a more harmonious world

    100 countries
    Dreaming of Harmony

  • Schools And Kids

    Make a Wish for Peace
    Schools And Kids

  • Sri Chinmoy: World Harmony Run Founder

    World Harmony Run Founder
    Sri Chinmoy

  • Carl Lewis: World Harmony Run Spokesman

    World Harmony Run Spokesman
    Carl Lewis

  • New York, USA

    New York

  • London, Great Britain

    Great Britain

  • Shakhovskaya, Russia


  • Around Australia

    15,000 kms, 100 days
    Around Australia

  • Around Ireland

    14 Days, 1500km
    Around Ireland

  • Wanaka, New Zealand

    New Zealand

  • Arjang, Norway


  • Rekjavik, Iceland


  • Beijing, China


  • Prague, Czech Republic

    Czech Republic

  • Belgrade, Serbia


  • Lake Biwa, Japan

    Lake Biwa

  • Kapsait, Ethiopia


  • Pangkor Island, Malaysia

    Pangkor Island

  • Bali, Indonesia


  • The All Blacks, New Zealand

    The All Blacks
    New Zealand

Ethiopia 23 November: Addis Ababa

It has become the tradition for our WHR Team to participate in the Great Ethiopian Run.

Many of the world-class athletes we meet here support the WHR, so it is a little bit like a family gathering...

The Great Ethiopian Run and Haile Gebreselassie have to be mentioned in one sentence, as they are one and the same!

Haile is the main organiser and he made the Great Ethiopian Run the largest road race in Africa!

Over the last years it has become a high profile race and also gives the opportunity for young aspiring athletes to get international attention.

Our friends from the Ethiopian Athletics Federation...

Caroline Kluft has come to Addis Ababa twice to support this Race!

The athletes have to concentrate properly before the start...

Ten minutes ahead of the main field, the top  female athletes took off...

Our team lined up for the start, ready to run!

A line of soldiers and helpers tried to keep the crowd under control...

32,000 runners ready to go for 10 km!

And start! We had to run for our lives, as the masses threathened us to overrun us from behind!

A red sea of runners empties itself into the streets of Addis Ababa!

The female winner!...

...and the winner of the men's race!

Everybody is a winner! Addis Ababa is located 2,400m above sea level, which makes it an especially difficult race for everybody who is not used to the high altitude!

Haile Gebrselassie shakes hands with finishers...

Our team on its last few metres....

Happy finishers and shining faces...

Haile with our WHR Team at the finish line...

The winners of the men's race...

Caroline Kluft takes the torch...

– Dipavajan

Team Members:
Aklilu Gebreworld (Ethiopia), Dipavajan Renner (Austria), Susameepan Kalbitzer (Germany), Jeromy Cheatham (US), Namana Nahorst (Netherlands), Pratishruti Nahorst (Curacao, NL-Antilles), Tarit Stott (Scotland), Hutashan Heer (Switzerland), Nivedak Corradini (Italy)

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