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About the Marathon

The tenth International Jerusalem Winner Marathon will take place on Friday, 24 Adar 5780, March, 20 2020.

The Marathon will include the flowing races: marathon (42.2 km), half-marathon (21.1 km), 10 km race, 5 km race, Family Race (1.7 km) and Community Race (800 m).

The marathon routes pass through fascinating historical sites that shed light on 3,000 years of history in Jerusalem – the capital of Israel. The Jerusalem Winner Marathon is accessible to persons with a disability.

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About Jerusalem

Jerusalem, the holy city of three religions, features an impressive history, amazing landscapes and clear mountain air.

Through its ancient and modern landscapes experience Israel’s diversity of people, richness of flavors and tastes, and most of all, the exciting spirit of history wherever you go in the city.  

Information for Residents

The tenth International Jerusalem Winner Marathon will take place on Friday, March, 20 2020, between 06:00-14:00, and will pass through a many of the city’s fascinating sites. The residents of Jerusalem are invited to participate, cheer on the runners and take part in the marathon events.

Traffic arrangements

From Thursday, 23 Adar, March 19, 2020, starting at 23:00, up until the end of the event on Friday, 24 Adar, March 20, 2010, Ben Zvi Boulevard will be closed to vehicles.

On the day of the marathon the following streets will be closed to vehicles from 05:30:

Rupin Boulevard, the Hebrew University campus, Netanel Lorch, Rabin Boulevard, Haim Hazaz Boulevard, Tchernichovsky, HaPalmach, Gaza, HaNasi, Keren Hayesod, King George, Yafo street, Tzahal Square, HaTzanhanim, Haim Bar Lev Boulevard, George Adam Smith, Lehi, Martin Buber, Binyamin Mazar, Churchill, Kariv, Jaffa Gate, the Armenian Patriarchate, Zion Gate, Hativat Yerushalaim, HaMelech David, Jabotinsky, Chopin, Dubnov, Gretz, Emek Refaim, Derech HaRakevet, Derech Beit Lechem, David Remez, Derech Hevron, Yanovsky, Yehuda, Pierre Koenig, Elazar Hamodai, Kovshei Katamon, Yehoshua Yavin, Sacher Park.

Traffic disruptions are also expected in streets adjacent to the marathon routes.


Parking Arrangements

Vehicles parking along the marathon routes will not be permitted to leave until the event has ended and the streets have been opened.

Parking will not be permitted on either side of Yehuda street starting on Thursday, 7 Adar B’, March 19, 2020 from 20:00 until the next day, when the marathon ends. The parking lots of HaLeom, the museums and the Government Complex will only serve the marathon participants.


The Light Rail

The light rail will operate along two routes: Route 1 – from Hel HaAvir station to Givat HaTahmoshet station.

Route 2 – from the central bus station to Mount Herzl station.

For information: CityPass Call Center *3686.

 

Public Transportation

The following public transportation lines will connect Givat HaTahnoshet and the Central Bus Station: 66, 66A, 45, 25, that will pass through the city center and Mahane Yehuda market. There will be changes to several public transportation lines. For information: Egged Call Center *2800.

 

Education Institutions

Schools will operate as usual (as much as possible).

Information about the school day at each school will be provided to parents and pupils by school management and kindergarten teachers.

Parents and pupils are advised to follow information that will be published about changes to traffic arrangements as well as alternative routes.

Shuttles

Shuttles free of charge (round trip) will operate between 06:30-13:30.

  • Pick-up in front of the eastern grandstand at Teddy Stadium, in front of Mount Herzl and from the Shaare Zedek Medical Center parking lots.
  • Drop-off in the Sacher Park area, along Burg street (near HaLeom Parking).

Main Roads

North- Uzi Narkis Boulevard, Road 9, Golda Meir Boulevard, Eshkol Boulevard.

Center – entrance to the city, Herzl Boulevard, Begin south/north Boulevard, Bar Ilan/ Yirmiyahu route

South – Derech Dov Yosef, Golomb route, Ein Kerem route


For information please contact the Municipality information center, telephone 106, or visit the website: www.jerusalem-marathon.co.il and the Jerusalem Municipality application.

Changes may occur.

Errors and omissions excepted.