Ethiopian Athletics: Haile Gebrselassie announces return to running

Nekemte – Just one week after he shocked the running world with his retirement announcement, after his midway withdrawal from the ING NY City Marathon race, Haile Gebrselassie has announced that he will return to running during the ceremony of the Great Nekemte Run here today, wrote

According to the website, Haile was one of the honorary guests at the “Great Run in Nekemete” to help the fundraise activities to build the Wollega Stadium. He urged all to partake for the completion of the stadium. The climax of the event was when he declared his decision to comeback to professional running. The mood was extraordinary and everyone seemed happy.

You can also watch Ethiopian Television Sports Report (in Amharic) regarding Haile’s decision to return to running and to compete at the 2012 London Olympic Games.  –