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20 Feb 2019 | 03:42 AM UTC

Israel: Tel Aviv Marathon to be held on February 22

Israel News Alert

Road closures anticipated for Tel Aviv Marathon on February 22

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/19/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/23/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Jerusalem). COUNTRY/REGION Tel Aviv

Event

The annual Tel Aviv Marathon will take place on Friday, February 22, beginning at 06:00 (local time). Organizers expect 40,000 runners to participate in the races and a roughly equal number of spectators to line the route. Significant transportation disruptions are anticipated on the marathon route. Roads in the vicinity of the event, especially near Hayarkon Park, will be closed until after the conclusion of the marathon and associated races around 13:30 local time. An increased security presence is expected throughout the city for the duration of the marathon.

Context

The Tel Aviv Marathon has been held annually from 1981 to 1994 and from 2009 to present.

Advice

Individuals in the Tel Aviv-Yafo area should be prepared for significant transportation disruptions along the route of the marathon. Remain vigilant and report any suspicious objects or individuals to the police.

 

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