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N A creative nod to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Tel Aviv Marathon will take place this mon

New format announced for Tel Aviv marathon due to coronavirus

Multiple routes and tracking app to be used on February 19 amid pandemic, with motto of ‘All running together separately’

Jerusalem Marathon runners run past the Jerusalem's Old City walls, March 15th, 2019

Jerusalem cancels 2020 marathon

The Jerusalem Marathon hosts approximately 35,000 participants from Israel and abroad and is a world renowned sporting event.

By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
03/09/2020
Elisha Nochomovitz stands on his balcony in Balma, France, March 2020.

French-Jewish marathoner runs the entire race on his 7-yard-long balcony

Nochomovitz, a participant in 36 previous marathons, completed the balcony run on March 17 in 6 hours, 48 minutes

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
14/04/2020
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.

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