This unique marathon course winds its way around historical sites that are over 3000 years old.
The 10th International Jerusalem Winner Marathon will be held on Friday, March 20th, 2020.
The event will include several events including the marathon (42.2 km), half-marathon (21.1 km), 10 km race, 5 km race, family 1.7km race and an 800m community race. This is one of Israel’s largest marathons, with 3000 participants of which thousands are elite runners and runners from abroad.
The course passes by fascinating historical sites that illuminate 3000 years of the history of Jerusalem, Israel’s capital.
The International Jerusalem Winner Marathon combines physical endurance with exquisite landscapes, fresh mountain air and unique culture and heritage sites such as the Israeli Knesset, Machane Yehuda Marketplace, Mount Scopus, the Old City, David’s Tower, Haas Promenade and more.
It is guaranteed to be a challenging, thrilling and unforgettable experience for all runners.
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Run through history
The International Jerusalem Winner Marathon is considered one of the most fascinating, exciting and challenging marathons in Israel and the world. The course takes runners on a journey through Jerusalem’s unique history, religion and culture, which varies from one neighborhood to the next. The race passes by the site of King Solomon’s first Holy Temple, through Via Dolorosa – the famous street that attracts visitors from all over the world, and many other fascinating sites. Activity stations will be located at various points along the tracks to entertain the crowds, spur on the runners, and boost the exciting athletic atmosphere in the city on the day of the race. Jerusalem invites you to cheer on the thousands of runners and enjoy a wide range of activities.
The course is also amazing for spectators, and runners can be cheered on at these famous landmarks:
Bezalel Junction Ben-Zvi Boulevard, Highway 1 statue near the water point, Plomer Square, Mishkenot Sha’ananim, Oranim Junction, Hamashbir plaza on King George Street, the entrance to the University of Mount Scopus, Armon Hanatziv, the Governor’s Palace, Jaffa Gate, Cinematheque Bridge, Safra Square, the Railway Complex, Emek Refaim.
The Jerusalem Winner Marathon held in Israel’s capital is one of the most unique marathons in the world, combining history with a challenging racing experience.
The various tracks trace 3,000 years of history in this fascinating city that is holy to the world’s three monotheistic religions.
Tens of thousands of runners, representing different religions and countries from all over the world participate in the marathon each year and experience Jerusalem’s cultural and historical landmarks, the city’s unique routes and landscapes (see course map) and an inspiring and unforgettable athletic experience.
The marathon course has been approved by the Association of International Marathons (AIMS).
The day of the marathon is an exciting day not only for the runners but for Jerusalem’s residents and guests as well, who participate in the event to cheer on the runners and revel in the electrifying atmosphere in a unique city on this special day. Activities will be offered throughout the day at the starting point in Sacher Park and at various locations along the different routes throughout the city.
Sporting Events at Sacher Park
On the day of the marathon, Sacher Park is the main attraction and the entire area will take on a festive air in honor of the occasion. Runners and guests are invited to join some of Israel’s best sports trainers in warm-up exercises, Zumba, aerobics and more; dance to the beat of the drums, and get great discounts on sports and athletic equipment including clothes, shoes and recreational products.
Events Along the Course
The International Jerusalem Winner Marathon is considered one of the most fascinating, exciting and challenging marathons in Israel and the world. The tracks take runners on a journey through Jerusalem’s unique history, religion and culture, which varies from one neighborhood to the next. The race tracks pass by the site of King Solomon’s first Holy Temple, through Via Dolorosa – the famous street that attracts visitors from all over the world, and many other fascinating sites. Activity stations will be located at various points along the tracks to entertain the crowds, spur on the runners, and boost the exciting athletic atmosphere in the city on the day of the race. Jerusalem invites you to cheer on the thousands of runners and enjoy a wide range of activities.
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