Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], Oct 6 ( ANI ):President of India Ram Nath Kovind interacted with retired running legend Haile Gebrselassie
, the president of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation, at Addis Ababa on Friday.
This is my last race but I don't stop running because without running, I feel as though I die Haile Gebrselassie
joins in the fun after the Great Ethiopian Run with the Tyne Bridge Harriers' visitors Pic: DON VERNON
Ethiopian athletics legend Haile Gebrselassie
at the launch of the Sub2hr Project at Northumbria University yesterday
Andy Mitchelmore, of organisers Nova International, said: "I'm sure seeing elite athletes like Haile Gebrselassie
will have inspired the children to continue running.
London race director Hugh Brasher said: "We are delighted to announce that Haile Gebrselassie
has agreed to run as a pacemaker in this year's race.
s Mo Farah (left) and Ethiopian pair Haile Gebrselassie
(centre) and Kenenisa Bekele lead the way during the 2013 BUPA Great North Run in Newcastle
THE MASTER AND THE APPRENTICE: Haile Gebrselassie
and Mo Farah on Friday
RUNNING legend Haile Gebrselassie
said returning to Birmingham would be 'something special' having achieved so much in the city during his career.
Ethiopian superstar Haile Gebrselassie
announced he would be taking part while visiting Soweto in South Africa, where he is doing charity work for the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
saw off the challenge of Chris Thompson to claim his fourth Bupa Great Manchester Run title and then predicted great things for the Briton.
Summary: Haile Gebrselassie
has vowed to return to the emirate later this year to fire off the starting gun of a race on a special date.