Marathon day - Jerusalem Marathon - מרתון ירושלים

Marathon day

The Morning of the Race - Sacher Park

The staging area in Sacher Park is within walking distance of the parking lots (follow signs and directions).

Service booths and race services will open at 06:00 am

Enter the parking lots through the entrance specified on the parking voucher in the runner’s kit.

Parking for the disabled – on the marathon day parking for the disabled will be available at the Berlin Center and the Israel Museum parking lots (only upon presenting a disability parking permit).

Please note: firearms are not allowed on the Sachar Garden premises.

-Starting Line and Start Area

The starting line and start area are identical for all the races: at the intersection of Derech Rupin and Kaplan, on the southern side of the Knesset building.


It may take about 10 minutes to get from the staging area to the start area during congestion. Please plan your time accordingly.


Measurement of personal time only begins when you cross the starting line.


*You can leave outerwear at the starting line – all garments will be donated to charity.

:The following services will be provided in the start area

  • Separate dressing rooms and toilets for men and women
  • Three areas will be available for storing personal belongings – free of charge, according to the following races: marathon, half-marathon, 10 km. Make sure to deposit your belongings in the correct area. Large bags will not be stored
  • Energetic and rhythmic warm-up and aerobic activity
  • Synagogue
  • Massage tent, only for marathon runners
  • Booths handling registration problems and for information updates
  • Information center and lost and found booth
  • Police/Municipal command and control center
  • First aid stations

A medal engraving booth will be available on-site for runners. The engraving service will engrave the runner’s name and finish time on the medal for only NIS 30.

You can also order a medal with a personal engraving after the marathon day.

Please contact: 03-6828889


Bib Numbers and Assignment to Starting Gates

Runners must arrive at the start area according to the following start times to enable an efficient and timely start.