This spectacular city-wide event, turns Jerusalem into a sporting destination, drawing thousands of runners, including many marathon tourists seeking a challenging and breathtaking course.
Set against the backdrop of Jerusalem’s magnificent views and streets filled with 3,000 years of history, the Jerusalem Marathon is truly one of the most unique marathons in the world.
Runners will relish the challenging run, as well as the breathtaking views and many of the city’s culture spots passed along the routes Worldwide, marathon tours are also becoming more exotic.
The challenging course also provides a scenic and historical tour from the start outside the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament, past the walls of the Old City, the Sultan’s Pool, Mishkenot Sha’ananim, the Mount of Olives, Ammunition Hill, Armon Hanatziv and back to the finish line at Sacher Park.
This movie was taken during the 2015 Jerusalem Marathon (#irunjem) and was aired on ESPN Run.