|The Tel-Aviv Marathon ready for the off!|
Well over 35,000 runners are expected to partake in the Tel-Aviv Samsung Marathon events on February 28, 2014, one of the leading, professional running events in Israel. The marathon is already a tradition and is one of the key international events in Tel Aviv.
Over 180,000 supporters are expected to take to the streets and encourage the participants as they run through the streets of Tel Aviv. Large parts of the city will be closed for the runners, in keeping with the largest marathons worldwide. The marathon will be preceded by a Health and Fitness expo, setting the tone for the marathon event and offering information on health and sports nutrition, lectures, stalls selling sports gear and much more.
In the 2014 marathon, the runners will be offered a unique urban course, passing through every central street of the city, in order to allow the tens of thousands running and participating a unique running experience, including the most attractive sites and streets of the city.
The course has been designed to highlight the best of Tel Aviv which is official UNESCO World Heritage site and as such runners will pass Dizengoff Street, Rothschild Avenue, the Azrieli Towers, Rabin Square, the renovated boardwalk next to the sea and more.Please login or register to see the full article