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He’s Back! It’s official, Haile Announces Return

He’s Back!  It’s official, Haile Announces Return

// Just a week after stunning the running world by announcing his retirement at the 41st ING New York City Marathon, world-record holder Haile Gebrselassie officially announced his return according to Ethiopia First. According to the report the announcement came at the Great Run in Nekemete, where Haile was an honorary guest.  The event [...]

That Was Fast! Ethiopia’s Haile Reconsiders Retirement

That Was Fast! Ethiopia’s Haile Reconsiders Retirement

// In our recent poll on Haile Gebrselassie’s retirement, the majority who voted and said this just wasn’t it for Haile might be right on! Even Haile’s Manager, Jos Hermens, had his doubts that this was the end. It can be said that Haile has a close relationship with Jos. In a past interview with running times Haile said of [...]

That Was Fast! Haile Reconsiders Retirement

That Was Fast! Haile Reconsiders Retirement

// In our recent poll on Haile Gebrselassie’s retirement, the majority who voted and said this just wasn’t it for Haile might be right on! Even Haile’s Manager, Jos Hermens, had his doubts that this was the end. It can be said that Haile has a close relationship with Jos. In a past interview with running times Haile said of [...]

Ethiopia: Haile’s Manager “I Think He Will Still Continue To Run…”

Ethiopia: Haile’s Manager “I Think He Will Still Continue To Run…”

// The 41st ING New York City Marathon was the day that saw legendary long-distance runner Haile Gebrselassie tearfully announce his retirement after suffering an injury and dropping out in the middle of the competition. Haile started experiencing pain in his right knee two weeks prior to the marathon and underwent an MRI just a day [...]

Ethiopia: Haile Retires, Gebre Finishes First at the ING New York City Marathon

Ethiopia: Haile Retires, Gebre Finishes First at the ING New York City Marathon

// On a crisp Sunday morning, The 41st ING New York City Marathon drew thousands of runners from all walks of life. They were prominent world athletes, unsung heroes, and every day people. Among the runners included Chilean miner Edison Pena and the current world record holder Haile Gebrselassie. Less than a month after surviving [...]