Run of Hope a great success

The first ever “Run of Hope” was a great success in both Calgary, Canada and in Ethiopia. Participants had the opportunity to Run, walk, or skate distances of 1km, 2km, 6km, or 10km.

Hopethiopia would like to thank all the participants, volunteers, and sponsors that made this such a fun and worthwhile event.

Participants gather at the start line in Ethiopia

One of the front runners arrives at the finish line at a blistering pace.

More Ethiopian participants complete the race

People from the community in Ethiopia gather to greet and congratulate the competitors

The run in Calgary, Canada took place along the beautiful Bow river pathways

Melaku stands in front of the organizing area for the run. Many volunteers participated to make this a success.

An "Art Walk" was set up to show some of the wonderful pictures of Rwanda and Ethiopia.

Participants had the option to skate the pathways along the Bow river.

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