Ready, set, go! (Just not on the light rail track)

11.03.2011                      05.Adar ll, 5771

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Ready, set, go! (Just not on the light rail track)

‘Post’ reporter joins Mayor Nir Barkat for a training run before Jerusalem's first International Marathon which could change the city's image abroad.

There are two kinds of people Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat encounters on his morning jogs through Jerusalem: those who recognize him, and those who don’t.
The ones who recognize the mayor tend to harass him about the start date for the light rail. The ones who don’t recognize him – especially the security guards along the light rail – tend to yell at him for running along the track when it’s supposed to be free of pedestrians….