Born in Kenya, but now running for Israel, Lonah Chemtai Korlima thought Israelis would be more sympathetic after her Rio dream ended on the 33rd kilometer.
Tel Aviv marathon
Kenyan William Kiprono Yegon wins marathon for second year in a row.
Non-Israelis running in the Tel Aviv marathon Friday may get a glimpse of the city, but marathon tourism doesn’t leave much room for spontaneity. Enter running tours.
Major roads and bus routes disrupted in the country's commercial hub in anticipation of Crosstown Bikeride as rain soaks the city.
Ezekiel Koech, 28, finishes in 2:14:40; despite good weather, 85 runners require medical treatment.
Friday's the Tel Aviv marathon, it's time to note that a run described in the bible predated the Greek myth on which marathons are based by centuries. Plus: the Jewish Runner Hall of Fame.
Cancelation follows one runner's death and dozens suffering heat stroke at half-marathon; Health Ministry warns weather forecast for this Friday makes running marathon a health risk.
Tel Aviv municipality awaits a firmer weather report to set a date for the event after a runner dies in the half-marathon, which was held despite the extreme heat.
After Death at Tel Aviv Half-marathon, Health Ministry Panel Will Set Standards for 'Extreme' Sports Events
Senior Health Ministry officials say Tel Aviv Municipality unfairly blaming ministry after the runner's death.
Along with the personal responsibility each participant had, the Tel Aviv municipality and the Health Ministry must also be held accountable.
To everybody on my Facebook feed that's blaming the Tel Aviv mayor for a runner's death: it wasn't too hot to run.
Senior ministry officials said the Tel Aviv Municipality decided on its own to go ahead with the half marathon and other shorter races after learning of the heat wave.
Cause of 29-year-old man's death unconfirmed; Tel Aviv municipality expresses condolences, defends decision to hold event; dozens suffer from heatstroke, dehydration; heat soars as high as 35 degrees Celsius by 8 A.M.
70-year-old woman shares her experience of running 42 kilometers, sometimes reaching the finish line when there is no-one left to clock her.
Participants raise money for causes ranging from homeless and cancer to health awareness among Arab and Jewish women.