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Among the five highest cities in the world, the Ethiopian capital will test your lungs in a way very few places can. It’s home to elite athletes and world-record holders such as Haile Gebrselassie, and locals will cheer you on as you run past. Because running is so popular here, you may find yourself on the road next to a world champ and sharing a beer afterwards. The city is also home to some of the finest java in the world, so your route is sure to have a good coffee stop.
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