Whom I refer to when I discuss running

ByYAIR ASSAF-SHAPIRA
April 27, 2017 17:18

According to a municipal statement, more than 30,000 men, women, boys and girls participated in the Jerusalem Marathon.

Jerusalem Marathon

Runners in the 2017 Jerusalem Marathon, by age and distance. (photo credit:JERUSALEM INSTITUTE FOR POLICY RESEARCH)

On Friday, March 17, I awoke to a cool, quiet morning that felt like a holiday. There was almost no sound of cars because many roads had been closed for the Jerusalem Marathon. It’s a complicated morning for shopping and errands, and a hassle for many of the city’s residents. But for my family, it was a happy occasion to set out to the starting line.

According to a municipal statement, more than 30,000 men, women, boys and girls participated.

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