2014 media coverageThe world press covered the 2nd annual Palestine Marathon. Check out our PRESS SECTION.
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In spite of quadrupling number of participants in the second Palestine Marathon, we victoriously kept the high number of female runners. 35% in 2014 against 37% in 2013. We accredit this to the powerful and brave female trailblazers in the Right to Movement community in Palestine and around the world, who inspire other women to follow their lead and compete in sporting events on equal terms with men. You run to tell a different story - not only of Palestine - but of women's right to move.
“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”
- Sir Isaac Newton
2013 winner takes 3rd place in 2014
Abed Al Nasar from Jericho, 34 year old winner of Palestine Marathon 2013, ran his 3rd marathon in 3 hours and 1 second.
“Everyone has the right to freedom of movement”
- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The world needs new stories
"The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nigerian novelist.