Photo of the week – On the run in Jerusalem

Runners take to the streets at night in Jerusalem to run 10km around the city’s best loved landmarks.

Jerusalem marathon f90Not to be outdone by Tel Aviv – which hosts an increasingly popular and well-attended night run in October – Jerusalem held its second annual night run on November 12.

Some 2,500 runners took part in the 10 kilometer event, including Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.
The route passes some of Jerusalem’s most famous ancient and modern landmarks including the Tower of David, Jaffa Gate, Mamilla, Emek Refaim St., and the new Station.

Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

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About Nicky Blackburn

Editor and Israel Director, Nicky Blackburn has worked extensively as a journalist and editor both in Britain and Israel for a range of national and international publications including The Cambridge Evening News, London News, Travel Weekly, Israel High Tech Investor, and The Times of London. She was the Associate Editor at LINK Israel’s Business and Technology Magazine, and the High-Tech Correspondent for The Jerusalem Post.