Haile Gebrselassie's retirement

Ethiopian running legend Haile Gebrselassie announced his retirement from competitive running last weekend. His 2010 retirement proved short-lived, but now that he’s already 42 the decision is set to last. 440 more words


Haile Gebrselassie: a Great African Athlete is Retiring

Ethiopia is known as the cradle of humanity, but also as one of the best stables for long distance runners in the world. Ethiopia has produced a lot of super stars of the long distance running, but one who stands out above all is… 269 more words

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Distance Runner Haile Gebrselassie Announces Retirement

Ethiopia’s Haile Gebrselassie (Reuters/Andrew Boyers Livepic)

By Gene Cherry

May 10 (Reuters) – Haile Gebrselassie, considered one of athletics’ greatest distance runners, said on Sunday he was retiring from competitive running. 410 more words


Haile Gebrselassie retires from competitive running

Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie, a two-time Olympic 10,000m champion and former marathon world-record holder, retired from competitive running after the Great Manchester Run in Great Britain on Sunday. 128 more words


Legendary Runner Gebrselassie Announces Retirement

Ethiopian runner Haile Gebrselassie, one of the greatest long distance runners in history, has announced his retirement.  The 42 year-old said in his announcement, “I am retiring from competitive running, not running.  84 more words


Running is for everyone, no excuses

It’s less than a week to my second challenge and I am now training full time.  Day one of being a full time athlete looked something like this !!! 293 more words


The Greatest Long Distance Runner in Singapore

SINGAPORE, 6 DECEMBER 2014 – Widely regarded as one of the greatest long-distance runners in history, Haile Gebrselassie has arrived in Singapore for the Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore (SCMS) this Sunday. 296 more words

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