The races of the Jerusalem Marathon pass along the city streets, unique culture and heritage sites
10th Jerusalem Winner Marathon (מרתון ווינר ירושלים הבינלאומי) and Half Marathon 2021, scheduled for 12 March 2021, is postponed to 29 October 2021 (Friday) due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. More info is here.
The marker on the map indicates the city in which the race takes place and does not display the exact start or finish location.
marathon 2019 — 1.506
half marathon 2019 — 5.054
$63—74 half marathon
The Jerusalem Marathon is an annual long-distance running event held in Jerusalem, Israel. The official name of the event is מרתון ווינר ירושלים הבינלאומי (Jerusalem Winner Marathon). About 30.000 athletes take part in marathon race and other competitions (1.506 completed marathon and 5.054 finished half marathon in 2019).
In 2020 the Jerusalem Marathon was cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
More about Jerusalem and its attractions you may find here.
מרתון ווינר ירושלים הבינלאומי, Jerusalem Winner Marathon 2019
Marathon race, 26.2mi/42.195km (מרתון ווינר ירושלים הבינלאומי, Jerusalem Winner Marathon)
The marathon race of 26.2mi/42.195km starts at 7:00 29 October 2021 (Friday) from Rupin Road at the junction between the Israel Knesset building and the Israel Museum.
Age limit: at least 18 years old on race day.
Half Marathon race, 13.1mi/21.097km
The half marathon race of 13.1mi/21.097km starts at 6:45 29 October 2021 (Friday) from Rupin Road at the junction between the Israel Knesset building and the Israel Museum.
Age limit: at least 16 years old on race day.
The 6.2mi/10km race starts at 9:30, 9:45 and 10:00 29 October 2021 (Friday) from Rupin Road at the junction between the Israel Knesset building and the Israel Museum.
Age limit: at least 14 years old on race day.
10km race bib numbers are green, pink and yellow.
Entry fee: $47—60.
10km Race course video, 2018
The 3.1mi/5km race starts at 7:30 and 7:45 29 October 2021 (Friday) from Rupin Road at the junction between the Israel Knesset building and the Israel Museum.
No age limit.
5km race bib numbers are orange and blue.
Entry fee: $32—39.
The Family Race starts at 11:30 and 11:45 29 October 2021 (Friday) from Rupin Road at the junction between the Israel Knesset building and the Israel Museum.
Entry fee: $32 for a group up to 4 people, extra $8 for each additional member of the group.
The Community Race starts at 8:45 29 October 2021 (Friday) from Rupin Road at the junction between the Israel Knesset building and the Israel Museum.
The entry is free.
The traditional Pasta Party takes place from 18:00 till 21:45 28 October 2021 (Thursday).
Entry fee: $15 (ILS 50) is paid at the location based on availability, marathoners get free invitation.
The course of the Jerusalem Marathon 2021 starts in the western part of Jerusalem, enters the Old City through Jaffa Gate and leaves through Zion Gate. From the promenade in southeastern Jerusalem you may enjoy the panorama of the Old City.
Highlights of the course:
- national parliament of Israel Israeli Knesset (הַכְּנֶסֶת),
- Mahane Yehuda Market (שוק מחנה יהודה),
- Mount Scopus (הַר הַצּוֹפִים) in northeast Jerusalem,
- ancient citadel Tower of David (מגדל דוד), aka Jerusalem Citadel,
- Jaffa Gate (שער יפו), stone portal in the historic walls of the Old City of Jerusalem,
- Western Wall (הכותל המערבי), the holiest site for the Jewish nation and remnant of the Second Temple,
- Zion Gate (שער ציון),
- public park Tayelet Haas Promenade (הטיילת תלפיות), overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City and the Dead Sea.
The course of the Jerusalem Marathon 2021 is hilly, runs mostly on the paved road with some cobblestones in the Old City.
Jerusalem Marathon course video, 2018
Jerusalem Marathon course video and highlights overview, 2015
The course of the Jerusalem Half Marathon 2021 partly coincides with the marathon route.
Jerusalem Half Marathon course video, 2018
Start for all races of the Jerusalem Winner Marathon 2021 is on Rupin Road at the junction between the Israel Knesset building and the Israel Museum.
Marathon finish is at via Valley of the Cross in the southern end of Sacher Park. The Half Marathon ends at Ben Zvi blvd. opposite the northern entrance to Sacher Park.
Jerusalem Marathon 2018 finish video
The Jerusalem Marathon and Half Marathon 2021 participants are divided into starting blocks according to their target time indicated while registering.
The starting block is marked on the bib number. You may start from the slower block.
Marathon bib numbers are blue; half marathon bib numbers are red and grey.
Time limit for completing the marathon is 6 hours, for the half marathon — 3 hours.
The pace makers of the Jerusalem Marathon and Half Marathon 2021 provide the necessary pace in order to finish within a certain time. Target times for marathon are following: 3:15, 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, 4:45, 5:00 hours. These are half marathon target times: 1:30, 1:35, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:10, 2:15, 2:30 hours.
Bag deposit is available near start and finish zone in Sacher Park.
Free shuttles ride between 5:30 and 13:30 29 October 2021 (Friday) from the Mount Herzl Plaza, the Sha’arei Tzedek Hospital parking lots and the Eastern Gallery Plaza of Teddy Stadium to Sacher Park (Israel Museum Plaza) and back.
The route of the Jerusalem Winner Marathon 2021 is certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).
You may sign up for races of the Jerusalem Marathon 2021 online.
The online registration is open till 20 October 2021 or till the slots last.
The entry fee for the Jerusalem Marathon 2021 varies depending on the date of purchase:
till 31 January 2021 — $80;
from 1 February till 19 September 2021 — $95;
from 19 September till 20 October 2021 — $100.
The entry fee for the Jerusalem Half Marathon 2021 varies depending on the date of purchase:
till 31 January 2021 — $63;
from 1 February till 19 September 2021 — $68;
from 19 September till 20 October 2021 — $74.
20% discount is available for Jerusalem residents.
If races are cancelled due to COVID-19 the entry fee will be refunded.
Till 1 October 2021, for a fee of $10 you may cancel your registration or switch to other distance (with surcharge if applicable). After 1 October 2021, you may switch the distance with special permission of the event organizer ($20 fee) and cancellation is possible under medical requirement ($10 fee).
Your Marathon or Half Marathon Race Entry includes:
- Bib number with time measuring chip
- Discount vouchers
- Race T-shirt Saucony
- Invitation to Pasta Night (for marathoners)
- Free shuttles to the start and finish zone
- Bag deposit
- Food and beverages stations, toilets along the course and after the race
- Music and performance groups along the course
- Pace maker service
- Finisher medal
- Recovery massage on first-come, first-served basis (for marathoners)
- Medical aid if necessary
You may pick up the Race Pack with your bib number at the Expo of the Jerusalem Marathon 2021 Sports and Health Exhibition at the International Convention Center Binyenei Hauma, Shazar Boulevard 1 Jerusalem.
Pick-up desks schedule:
26—28 October 2021 (Tuesday — Thursday) from 15:00 till 21:00.
To get your Race Pack you should show your ID with photo, your confirmation letter.
You may authorize another person to collect your Race Pack. The collecting person needs to present a copy of your ID, your confirmation letter, and consent form signed by you.
No health certificate is required to enter any race of the Jerusalem Marathon 2021. You sign up the electronic Health Declaration form during registration.
1. Kurgat Ronald Kimeli (KEN) 02:18:47
2. Kipkogey Shadrack (KEN) 02:19:07
3. Chesoo Jonathan Kipchirchir (KEN) 02:22:07
1. Kimaiyo Nancy Chepngetich (KEN) 02:44:50
2. Too Mercy Jelimo (KEN) 02:54:00
3. Jepngetich Naomi (KEN) 02:57:59
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Date: 15 March 2019
Temperature: 8°C – 15°C (47°F – 61°F)
Скорость ветра: 18 km/h (10 mph)
Date: 9 March 2018
Temperature: 10°C – 15°C (50°F – 59°F)
Wind: 22 km/h (14 mph)
Date: 17 March 2017
Temperature: 8°C – 18°C (47°F – 64°F)
Wind: 3 km/h (2 mph)
Date: 18 March 2016
Temperature: 9°C – 19°C (46°F – 59°F)
Wind: 3 km/h (2 mph)
Date: 13 March 2015
Temperature: 9°C – 19°C (46°F – 61°F)
Wind: 1 km/h (1 mph)
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You may use public transport, taxi, or preordered transfer to get to Jerusalem from the Ben Gurion Airport Tel Aviv (TLV) and back.
If over the past 6 years your flight within European Union, Turkey or to these countries was delayed for more than 3 hours or cancelled, if you missed a connection flight because of delay, if you were denied boarding because of overbooking you are eligible for compensation of 125—600 € according to European Commission Regulation 261/2004 and Turkish Regulation On Air Passenger Rights. You may check your case for free here, it takes 2 minutes. No fee is charged until the compensation is paid.
Race participants are fully responsible for their life, health and any consequence that may result from running a distance. Keep in mind that ordinary health insurance does not cover participation in sport events. Special sport insurance is preferable.
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