Third Jerusalem Marathon to draw larger int’l crowd

05.02.2013                      25.Schwat. 5773

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Third Jerusalem Marathon to draw larger int’l crowd

Seventeen thousand runners set to descend on capital in an event that is expected to pump NIS 10 million into the local economy.

Mayor Nir Barkat kicked off the countdown to the marathon on Monday by stressing the race’s impact in bringing worldwide recognition in the sports world to the capital.
“The marathon has breathtaking views, clear air, a challenging route, and last year we even had some hail on the way,” said Barkat, noting the race was ranked by the British Women’s Running Magazine as one of the top 10 spring races around the world….