The Seventh International Jerusalem Winner Marathon will be held on Friday, March 17th, 2017.
Registration until Sunday at Midnight 12.3.17 at www.jerusalem-marathon.com
The event will include several tracks – marathon (42.2 km), half-marathon (21.1 km), 10 km race, competitive 5 km race, popular 5 km race,
family 1.7km race and an 800 m community race. This is one of Israel's largest marathons, with 30,000 participants of which hundreds are elite runners
and runners from abroad. The various tracks pass by fascinating historical sites that illuminate 3,000 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.
The Jerusalem Winner Marathon will be held on Friday, March 17th, 2017, from 6 am until 2 pm and will pass by many of the city's monuments and historical sites.
The marathon day will be a festive occasion for the entire city. All residents of Jerusalem are invited to join the fun, cheer on the runners and participate in the various events. The Jerusalem Municipality will collaborate with businesses and the Machane Yehuda market located along the route of the marathon to help the residents of Jerusalem conduct their business on the day of the marathon.
The following roads will be closed to vehicle traffic from 6 am until 2 pm, in accordance with police instructions:
Haim Hazaz Blvd, Tchernichovsky, Hapalmach, Keren Hayesod, Ben Yehuda, Bezalel, Shlomtzion Hamalka, Gaza St., King David, Jabotinsky, Chopin, Elazar Hamodai, Hanassi Blvd, Emek Refaim, Duvnov, Bethlehem Rd., Harakevet Rd, Jaffa Gate, the Armenian Patriarchate, Jaffa Rd, Kariv, Hativat Yerushalaim, King George, Zion Square, Valley of the Cross, David Remez, Shmuel Hanagid, Molcho.
Old City and Mount Scopus:
Zahal Square, Hatzanhanim, Bar Lev Blvd, Adam Smith, Martin Buber, Hebrew University – Mount Scopus campus, Binyamin Mazar, Churchill Blvd, Hatzanhanim, Chel Handasa, Lechi.
Hebron Rd., Baram Junction, Yanovski, Armon Hanatziv Promenade, Beitar, Sherman Sq., Yehuda St.
Rupin Blvd (between the Knesset and the museum), Hebrew University – Givat Ram Campus, Netanel Lorech, Rabin, Ben Zvi, Nayot, Herzog, Yavin.
Please note that traffic backups are expected on roads near the race tracks.
Classes in the Education System will take place as usual with some exceptions.
Details for each educational establishment will be given to parents and students by the Management of the Schools and Kindergartens.
Parents and pupils should monitor announcements regarding route changes, road closures, arrangements and alternative traffic routs.
For more information: www.jerusalem-marathon.com