The 2014 Tokyo Marathon in Shinjyuku Ward, Tokyo on Feb. 23, 2014. The Yomiuri Shimbun / Miho Takahashi / AFP

Judaism? Islam? Israel’s New Religion Is Marathon Running

Runners from abroad are getting into the act as marathon tourism ramps up around the world and in the Holy Land.

“Every city in which I’ve run is mine. I conquer it. Wherever I run a marathon I become part of the city.”

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