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35,000 people run in largest-ever Jerusalem Marathon

IANS  |  Jerusalem 

More than 35,000 people, including some 4,000 from outside Israel, ran in the eighth annual on Friday, the largest number yet in the annual race.

Kenyan finished the first in 2 hours, 21 minutes and 27 seconds.

Runners participate in six courses, including the full (42.2 km), half-marathon (21.1 km), 10 km, 5 km, family race (1.7 km), and community race (800 meters) for people with special needs, reported.

International runners came from 72 countries from China, the US, Germany, Poland, Portugal, and

China's Hong Kong sent the greatest number of runners from outside Israel, followed by Los Angeles, Beijing, and

The average age of runners running the full course is 43, while the average age of those running the 10 km is 32.

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 08:14 IST
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