Since Israel is home to the Holy Land for many religions, it is fitting that the Bible Marathon might be your choice. It is held in Rosh Haayin every year. It is one of the very first recorded runs in human history and ran well before the first marathon took shape. It is mentioned in the Bible long before the word "marathon" appeared in Greek Mythology. So for a once in a lifetime religious experience, the Bible Marathon is a sure fit!
For the marathoner looking not just for a marathon, but the additional challenge of desert running, the Desert Marathon will not disappoint. The race begins in the desert and then follows the most obscure path ending on the Red Sea Shore. Not only do you get a glimpse of the beautiful shoreline, the entire route is filled with breathtaking views!
If Tel Aviv is your destination, the Tel Aviv Marathon is a great fast and flat course! Race around this historic city alongside other destination runners who, likewise, came to see all that Israel has to offer! Whatever it is that inspires you to run a marathon this year, you will find it running one of the many Israel Marathon 2019 events!
To travel to Israel, you will need two or three official documents. Two mandatory documents are a passport that is valid for six months post-departure date, and your departure ticket, which purchased in advance
The best time to travel to Israel to see the Dead Sea or the Negev Desert are in the spring and the autumn
The official currency of Israel is the Israeli new shekel
Since some vaccines are either required or recommended to go to Israel, make sure your shots are up to date!
To rent a car in Israel, you will need to have a valid driver's license from your native country and be over 21-years-old