Great Australian Run 2008

15km road race, Melbourne, 30 November

Haile Gebrselassie

Ethiopia's Haile Gebrselassie celebrates as he crosses the line as the inaugural winner of the Great Australian Run in Melbourne...

Great Australian Run

The field in the inaugural Great Australian Run in Melbourne in 2008, with prominent athletes Haile Gebrselassie, Craig Mottram...

Two of the greatest

One of the greatest ever distance runners, Haile Gebrselassie, and one of Australia's greatest ever, Craig Mottram, run side-by-side...

Catherine Ndereba

Twice silver medallist in the Olympic marathon Catherine Ndereba took out the inaugural Great Australian Run 15km road race in...

Lisa Weightman

Lisa Weightman crosses the line in third place in the inaugural Great Australian Run 15km race iin 2008 n a time of 51:31.

Constantina Dita Gre...

2008 Olympic marathon gold medallist Contantina Dita was the sixth woman across the line in the inaugural Great Australian Run...

Craig Mottram

Fourth placegetter in the inaugural Great Australian Run in 2008, Craig Mottram.

Alice Mason

Alice Mason approaching the finishing line for second place in the inaugural Great Australian Run in Melbourne in November, 2008.

Kaori Yoshida

Japan's Kaori Yoshida finishing fourth at the 2008 Great Australian Run.

Benita Johnson

Benita Johnson finished fifth in the 2008 Great Australian Run with a performance of 52:08 over the 15km course in Melbourne.

Constantina Dita

2008 Great Australian Run.

The Emperor arrives

'The Emperor of Ethiopia', Haile Gebrselassie approaches the line for an emphatic victory in the inaugural Great Australian Run...

Great Australian Run...
Haile Gebrselassie

2008 Great Australian Run victor Haile Gebrselassie.

Halie Gebrselassie

Haile Gebrselassie high fives a fan after winning the inaugural Great Australian Run in Melbourne in 2008.