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Record Turnout Expected for Jerusalem Marathon (VIDEO)

By Jspace Staff on 2/29/2012 at 2:49 PM

Categories: Culture, Sports, Israel

More than 15,000 runners will run in the second annual Jerusalem Marathon on March 16. The participants, who hail from 50 different countries, will run past some of Jerusalem’s most famous landmarks, including the Knesset, the Old City, and the Supreme Court. “The overwhelming response we received from runners from all over the world about their willingness to participate points to the strength of Jerusalem and its reputation,” Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat told Israel Hayom. “I’d like …More