Participants of all ages joined the 8th annual Forefathers Race in Kiryat Arba - Hebron January 29th Member of Knesset Shuli Mualem-Rafaeli handed out the trophies at the foot of the Tomb of Machpela. The event attracted runners from all over Israel and was sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Sport, the community center of Kiryat Arba - Hebron, the local Municipality and Real Timing, a national marathon event organizer. Three races took place: 10 kilometer, 5 kilometer, and 2 kilometer.
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Some of the marathon participants pose in front of the 2,000-year-old edifice built by King Herod covering the Cave of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs.
MK Shuli Mualem-Rafaeli with some of the trophy winners.
Video from 2014 race.
Video from 2013 race.
For inquiries about next year's race in Hebron:
United States contact info:
1760 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230
In Israel contact the offices of the Jewish Community of Hebron at: