marathon

Beatie Deutsch
Orthodox mother of 5 asks Olympic Committee to keep marathon off Shabbat

The marathon is usually scheduled for a Sunday, but was changed for this summer to a Saturday when a venue outside of Tokyo was chosen for the race.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
03/04/2020
270 FIDF IMPACT! Israeli veterans run Tel Aviv Marathon

The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces IMPACT! program, which was founded 18 years ago in 2002, has provided 16,130 veterans $185 million worth of four-year scholarships.

Tel Aviv Marathon
Tel Aviv Marathon 2020: Road Blocks

The road maps app WAZE will be updated in real time, and police advise drivers to use the app in order to navigate safely.

By MAARIV ONLINE
28/02/2020
Tel Aviv marathon
Lift Tel Aviv Marathon ban and promote spirit of courage

There is a greater risk of infection in high-density enclosed areas, such as religious pilgrimage sites, places of learning or in light rail cars, than there is while running outdoors in a marathon.

By ELIZABETH WONG
26/02/2020
Jerusalem Mayor announces immigrants will run for free in winter marathon

"Those that immigrated within the last year are invited to run without paying fees. To the new immigrants- I am proud and excited to host you in the Jerusalem Marathon."

25/02/2020
Orthodox mother of 5 from Israel wins Miami half-marathon race

Beatie Deutsch, 30, is working to qualify to represent Israel in the marathon at the Tokyo Olympics this summer.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
11/02/2020
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeals death sentence

Tsarnaev's defense team argued that the unprecedented shelter-in-place order biased the pool of potential jurors, including one actual juror who joined the unanimous vote for the death penalty.

By REUTERS
09/12/2019
Deutsch's Olympic dreams in limbo with Shabbat marathon

A late switch in the Olympic schedule, which moved the marathon from Sunday to Saturday will prevent the “Marathon Mom” from competing.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
08/12/2019
Extreme runner Nick Butter in Jerusalem
Ultra-runner in Jerusalem completes 195th of 196 marathons in two years

On Thursday, Israel became the 195th out of the world’s 196 countries Nick Butter has run in, after completing a marathon around the sights and vistas of Jerusalem.

Running in King Saul’s biblical footsteps

The Bible Marathon is more than just a race; it’s a perfect window into the dichotomy of what was and is the Land, people and State of Israel.

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