The races of the Tel Aviv Marathon (42.195km, 21.097km, 10km, 5km) pass along the city streets and the Mediterranean coast

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In brief

The marker on the map indicates the city in which the race takes place and does not display the exact start or finish location.

Date:
19 February 2021 (Friday)
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Number of participants: 40 000
marathon 2020 — 696,
half marathon 2020 — 3 242
Race Record: 2:10:30 William Yegon, Kenya, 2015
Entry fee:
63—72 € (250—280 ILS) marathon,
47—54 € (190—210 ILS) half marathon

The Tel Aviv Marathon is an annual long-distance running event held in Tel Aviv, Israel. The official name of the event is מרתון Samsung תל-אביב (Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon). About 40.000 athletes take part in marathon race and other competitions (696 runners completed marathon and 3.242 finished half marathon in 2020).

The first Tel Aviv Marathon was established in 1981, the competition was not held in 1983, from 1995 till 2005 and in 2013.

More about Tel Aviv and its attractions you may find here.

Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon 2020

Events and Activities

Marathon race, 42.195km (מרתון Samsung תל-אביב, Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon)

The marathon race of 42.195km starts at 7:00 19 February 2021 (Friday) from Rokach Blvd. between Park Hayarkon and Merkaz Hayeridimin in Tel Aviv.

Age limit: from 18 years old on race day.

Half Marathon race, 21.097km

The half marathon race of 21.097km starts at 6:15 and at 6:30 19 February 2021 (Friday) from Rokach Blvd. between Park Hayarkon and Merkaz Hayeridimin in Tel Aviv.

The hand cycle race starts at 6:10.

Age limit: from 16 years old on race day.

10km Race

The 10km race starts at 8:45, 9:00, 9:15 and 9:30 19 February 2021 (Friday) from Rokach Blvd. between Park Hayarkon and Merkaz Hayeridimin in Tel Aviv.

Age limit: from 14 years old on race day.

Entry fee: 36—43 € (140—165 ILS).

Course of the 10km Race, Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon 2021

Course of the 10km Race, Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon 2021

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Course

The roundtrip course of the Tel Aviv Marathon runs on the city streets — UNESCO World Heritage site and along the Mediterranean shoreline.

Course of the Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon 2021

Course of the Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon 2021

Altitude profile of the Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon 2021 course

The course of the Tel Aviv Half Marathon 2021 partly coincide with the marathon distance.

The course of the Tel Aviv Half Marathon 2021

The course of the Tel Aviv Half Marathon 2021

Start and finish for all races of the Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon 2021 is on Rokach Blvd. between Park Hayarkon and Merkaz Hayeridim. The finish of the marathon is on the parking of Yarkon Park on Rokach Blvd.

Red signs (pointers and arrows) mark the marathon course, the half marathon signs are blue.

You may find the official course map of the Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon 2021 here.

The Tel Aviv Marathon and Half Marathon 2021 participants are divided into starting blocks according to the expected finish time. The starting block is indicated on the bib number.

Starting blocks and gate entrance time for the races of Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon 2021

Starting blocks and gate entrance time for the races of Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon 2021

The time limit for completing the marathon is 6 hours, for the half marathon — 2 hours 45 minutes.

The pace makers of the Tel Aviv Marathon and Half Marathon 2021 provide the necessary pace in order to finish within a certain time. The pace makers can be recognized by their outfit and balloons marked with the corresponding finish 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: 1:40, 1:50, 1:55, 2:00, 2:10, 2:15, 2:20, 2:30.

Water and nutrition stations are located approximately every 3km of the route and at the finish. The stations provide runners with drinking water, isotonic drink, energy gel. There are refreshing sprinklers on the route.

Bag deposit is available for a fee.

The route of the Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon 2021 is certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).

Registration

You may sign up for races of the Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon 2021 online.

The online registration is open till 10 February 2021.

The entry fee for the Tel Aviv Marathon 2021 varies depending on the date of purchase:
till 10 December 2020 — 64 € (250 ILS);
from 11 December 2020 till 10 February 2021 — 72 € (280 ILS).

The entry fee for the Tel Aviv Half Marathon 2021 varies depending on the date of purchase:
till 10 December 2020 — 47 € (190 ILS);
from 11 December 2020 till 10 February 2021 — 54 € (210 ILS).

There is a group discount (for 15 people or more). To get the discount, contact customer service +972 3 5711575 or kapaimactive@kapaim.co.il

Your Marathon or Half Marathon Race Entry includes:

  • Bib number with time measuring chip
  • Goody bag
  • Race T-shirt Nike
  • Food and beverages stations, toilets along the course and after the race
  • Pace maker service
  • Music points along the course
  • Finisher medal
  • On-line race results
  • Digital race diploma with indicated finish time
  • Medical aid if necessary

You may order at extra charge of 71—89 € (275—345 ILS): Bag Deposit, Medal Engraving, VIP Lounge Entry, Pasta Party ticket.

You may pick up the Race Pack with your bib number in the gallery area on the 1st floor between building A and B of the trade centre Dizengoff Center (Dizengof 50 st, Tel Aviv).
Pick-up desks schedule:
14—17 February 2021 (Sunday — Wednesday) from 11:00 till 21:00,
18 February 2021 (Thursday) from 11:00 till 17:00.

To get your Race Pack you should show your ID with photo (passport).

You may authorize another person to collect your Race Pack. The collecting person needs to present a copy of your ID and your signed health declaration which includes the power of attorney.

No health certificate is required to enter any race of the Tel Aviv Marathon 2021. At bib number pick-up you should sign the declaration of your health condition.

Race Results 2020*

Men (marathon)
1. Singer Tobias 02:31:01
2. Pessen Yotam 02:35:07
3. Derebe Muket 02:38:00

Women (marathon)
1. Tolstykh Elena 02:44:17
2. Konovalova Irene-Orr 02:51:23
3. Kyryllova Oleksandra 03:03:44

* Source: www.4sport-live.com

Find your result and the results of your friends and companions here.

Contact Information and Links

Organizer’s address:
Ofer Shytrit “Kapaim”
1 Hahagana Street
Givatayim,
Israel
tel. +972-73-2100540

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* The race information is from publicly available sources and the official website of the event. Always check the official website for the most up-to-date information. If you see any mistake, please, write to admin@letsportpeople.com.

Weather during Previous Races

Date: 28 February 2020
Clear throughout the day.
Temperature: 12°C – 22°C (54°F – 71°F)
Wind: 8 km/h (5 mph)
Date: 22 February 2019
Clear throughout the day.
Temperature: 10°C – 17°C (49°F – 63°F)
Wind: 8 km/h (5 mph)
Date: 23 February 2018
Clear throughout the day.
Temperature: 14°C – 20°C (56°F – 67°F)
Wind: 19 km/h (12 mph)

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Flights to Tel Aviv

From your nearest airport (based on your IP):

Prices are for round trip flights 17 February 2021 — 21 February 2021. Price information is automatically renewed. You may check flight prices for other dates here or use the search form in the right upper column (desktop).

You may use public transport, taxi, or preordered transfer to get to Tel Aviv from the airport 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.

Insurance

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.

Accommodation in Tel Aviv

Find a hotel via online service that compares the most popular booking websites to get the best deal for your dates.

Have a look at what locals offer for a short-term rent. Such option may be cheaper, more comfortable and with better location than a hotel. You may book a room, an apartment or a house via airbnb.

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Tours and Excursions

Do you feel energetic after the race? Do you need to entertain your bored supporters? Are you really interested in something other than running? Excursions in Tel Aviv and surroundings are here.

Other Races in February 2021

M — Marathon, 42.195 km
H — Half Marathon, 21.097 km

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