Early birds 180 NIS/ Late birds 260 NIS
Our 19 km race is designed for those wishing to become acquainted with the trail running experience. The unique route provides a trail running experience with a spectacular landscape of Yad Kennedy and Khurvat Seadim, mountain path and Battir terraces – some of the most beautiful places in the mountains of Jerusalem. The race takes off from Yad Kennedy in the
morning (don’t worry, we will take you there). From Yad Kennedy, you will be able to see Jerusalem and the green landscape of the Jerusalem mountains. Afterwards, we will go down to Khurvat Seadim and through the ridges. We will go back up to Yad Kennedy, while you will be able to enjoy the mountain view. Afterwards, we will go down through the white paths to Nahal Refaim. From there we continue running on the old tracks a urban route .
Are you ready for the challenge?
Date – December 13, 2019 – 8:00 am.
Target audience – participants must be over the age of 16
Categories 19 km men/women up to 39 and 80 km men/women from 40 and older.
All those who will finish the race, will receive a Finisher Medal.
Refreshment and inspection stations: along the way, there will be an inspection station, as well as a water station, in addition to the start and finish areas.
At each inspection station there will be treats, refreshing drinks and a warm atmosphere.
At the inspection stations, the race marshals will supervise runners’ condition and will monitor the arrival and continuation of running.
Each runner must pass through all the stations along the race.
Replacement stations will be staffed according to the time that will be published in the race portfolio to be sent to each runner personally via email.
Please follow the opening and closing times of the stations in order to continue the race.
Medical services and first aid
At the start/finish, a command post will be set up, while an MDA ambulance will provide treatment to runners crossing the finishing line
At each replacement station, there will be a first aid kit
Along the route, there will be 2 motorcycles with paramedics
Two stations along the route, which will be published in advance, will provide medical examination services for the runners passing through the station with an emphasis on the long racerunners.
Mandatory equipment will be checked before the entrance to the race venue is approved!
Each runner must submit registration documents, including a signed health declaration. Without this declaration, you cannot participate in the race
Morning race of 19 km in a route that includes 10% technical trails and 90% white trails. About 300 meters of uphill and 360 meters downhill.
Several refreshment and inspection stations
Along the way, there will be 2 refreshment/inspection stations, at which the runners will enjoy treats and water. Medical services will also be available.
Prior to starting the race, each participant will receive a kit that will include a chip that will accompany the runner throughout the route. At each refreshment/inspection station, the runner will have to pass the chip through the controller and tell its number to the station staff that will as fill out a table manually and via a computer system.
All the runners will start the race at 08:00 am
First place estimated time – 1:30 hours
Last place estimated time – 3:30 hours
Starting date, time and place
December 13, 2019
08:00 am start
The difficulty level of the race is defined as easy to moderate and therefore, it is suitable for runners who want to experience trail running.
The rout is not closed for the runners. The race is based on JNF routes – running takes place on white trails and single tracks. The runners should be well prepared and check the race portfolio to be published later on. Along the route, there will be inspection stations with available personnel, a team of marshals will patrol the route and the production staff will also be there to provide assistance.
The route is marked in compliance with the highest international standard in order to prevent navigation errors
Pay attention!! the health HUM document must be completed and sent up to two weeks before the start of the race. To The flowing email [email protected]
A participant who does not send a health document in time can not take part in the race.
*A participant who is a minor- must add HUM minor document signed by a responsible adult in addition to the medical HUM document.
Starting point – ‘Yad Kennedy’ (circular) – 0 – 3.6 KMs
Go down from the ‘Yad Kennedy’s monument, going down further with the curving road towards ‘Harvat Se’adim’, continuing on a white trail before entering a short single in the woods. Going up on the ridge single and from there you get to the only hard climb of the section – top of ‘Yad Kennedy’.
‘Yad Kennedy’ – ‘Jerusalem Zoo’ – 3.6 – 13 KMs
Go down from ‘Yad Kennedy’ al wide white trails which are convenient for running. The track is declining, and goes through green views of Jerusalem’s mountains, terraces of ‘Batir’ and the beautiful valley of ‘Nachal Refaim’ – start of the zoo.
‘Jerusalem zoo’ – ‘First Station’ (Finish Line) – 13 – 19 KMs
You go out from the ‘Jerusalem Zoo’ station and run through a little incline on the beautiful railroad track. You go through the Jerusalem’s side curl and olive trees, next to ‘Kiryat Ha’Sport’ and slowly through the city’s neighborhoods as well. The excitement is rising as