Palestine Marathon in the media

 

2015 Media coverage

Eyes on Europe & Middle East News

March 1, 2015: Crucial March 2015 issues for Palestine & Israel

TV 2 Lorry / Lounge

March 18, 2015: Palæstina maraton

Lejdd.fr

March 22, 2015: A suivre cette semaine

Kommunal.se

March 23, 2015: Janne ska svettas i Betlehem

DR.DK

March 24, 2015: Folketingspolitikere løber halvmarathon i Palæstina

Fairobserver.com

March 25, 2015: Run to Tell a Different Story in Palestine

IRIN

March 26, 2015: Taking the long run in Palestine

Timesofisrael.com

March 26, 2015: Israel allows Gaza athletes to run in West Bank marathon

GISHA- Legal Center for Freedom of Movement

March 26, 2015: Forty-six runners exited this morning from Gaza to participate in the Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem

MIDDLE EAST EYE

March 27, 2015: Gazans triumph at Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem

MA´AN NEWS AGENCY

March 27, 2015: Palestine Marathon defies Israeli restrictions on movement

BERLINGSKE

March 27, 2015: Røde politikere løber for Palæstina

Bornholms Tidende

March 27, 2015: Røde politikere løber for Palæstina

Kyrkanstidning.se

March 27, 2015: Palestina maraton med löpare från Svenska kyrkan

Yamsafer

March 27, 2015: Yamsafer Employees Run the 2015 Palestine Marathon

Ansamed.info

March 27, 2015: Palestine Marathon spotlights the right to movement

SPUTNIK

March 27, 2015: Miles de personas corren el maratón de Palestina en Belén por el derecho al movimiento  

elEconomista.com

March 27, 2015: Israel permite que 46 atletas palestinos viajen de Gaza a Cisjordania para participar en un maratón

Ealingeagles.com

March 27, 2015: Palestine 10K

TELECINCO

March 27, 2015: Israel autoriza a 46 atletas palestinos a viajar de Gaza a Cisjordania para participar en un maratón

EUROPPRESS

March 27, 2015: Israel autoriza a 46 atletas palestinos a viajar de Gaza a Cisjordania para participar en un maratón

as

March 27, 2015: Maratón Palestino en imágenes

Contactohoy.com

March 27, 2015: Maratón Palestina

Palestinalibre.org

March 27, 2015: Miles de personas corren el maratón de Palestina en Belén por el derecho al movimiento

Palestinalibre.org

March 27, 2015; Israel ‘autoriza’ a 46 atletas palestinos a viajar de Gaza a Cisjordania para participar en un maratón

European Pressphoto Agency

March 27, 2015: Nader Masri winner of third Palestine Marathon

FOLKEKIRKENS NØDHJÆLP
March 27, 2015: Palæstina-maraton

AFP

March 27, 2015: Thousands participate in Bethlehem marathon

UNSCO

March 27, 2015: Palestine Marathon draws attention to the right to freedom of movement

Globalnews.ca

March 27, 2015: Thousands run in marathon in West Bank town of Bethlehem

Thestar.com

March 27, 2015: Marathon in Bethlehem draws attention to restrictions on freedom of movement

DW

March 28, 2015: ماراثون دولي لدعم حرية حركة الفلسطينيين

CNN

March 28, 2015: Palestine Marathon highlights race for recognition

CRI ENGLISH NEWS

March 28, 2015: Palestinian Marathon Defies Israeli Restrictions on Movement

Eldiario

March 28, 2015: La Semana Santa en Palestina

OJO PERU

March 28, 2015: Nader Al Masri, a quien Israel veta, gana la tercera maratón de Palestina

Group194.net

March 28, 2015: Thousands run the Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem

i24news.tv

March 28, 2015: Gaza runner wins third international Palestinian marathon in Bethlehem

Raya

March 29, 2015: ر: جنون ” السيلفي ” يجتاح ساحة ماراثون بيت لحم

Haaretz

March 29, 2015: Runners ‘hit the wall’ in third Palestine Marathon

AJ+

March 29, 2015: Hitting The Wall: Running In Palestine

+972

March 29, 2015: Running between the walls in the Palestine Marathon

The Jerusalem Post

March 29, 2015: Exercising the ‘Right to Movement’ at the Palestine Marathon

Bocchescucite.org

March 29, 2015: Betlemme : maratona palestinese in nome della libertà di movimento

Running.be

March 30, 2015: Marathon in oorlogsgebied

Ramallah.um.dk

March 30, 2015: Danish Representative Ran for Right to Movement

Arabamerica.com

March 30, 2015: Running between the walls in the Palestine Marathon

Sport Executive

March, 2015: Alle har ret til at bevæge sig

Digital story lab

March, 2015: Right to Movement – Palestine stories

New York Times

April 1, 2015: In Four Loops, Marathon Conveys Palestinian Constraints

THE BACON

April 1, 2015: Running For Palestine

Radikalportal.no

April 1, 2015: Palestine Marathon: En protest og folkefest

Medical Aid for Palestinians

April 2, 2015: MAP staff and supporters run the 2015 Palestine Marathon

Kelise

April 3, 2015: Palestine Marathon 2015 ‘tells a different story’ about human rights to freedom of movement – Bethlehem, Palestine (Occupied Territories)

Noticias de navarra

April 7, 2015: Corriendo por Belén

U-Landsnyt.dk

April 7, 2015: Palæstina marathon: Fri bevægelighed taler de unges sprog

 Derry Journal

April 8, 2015: The Palestine Marathon is like no other marathon on Earth.

Noticiasdegipuzkoa.com

April 10, 2015: Corriendo por Belén

A running occupation

April 14, 2015: A running occupation

Blaagaarden.kk.dk

April 16, 2015: Abdullah: Jeg tager inspiration med hjem fra Palæstina

Candportalen.dk

April 23, 2015: Man kan ikke løbe fra sit ansvar

Proletaren.se

April 23, 2015: Maratonlopp för Palestinas befrielse

Det Arabiske Initiativ

April 24, 2015: Kvinder og mænd fra Vestbredden og Gaza fik luft under fødderne

Mellemfolkeligt samvirke

April 29, 2015: »Måske er denne tur også en slags opgør med min familie«

Globalcontact.dk

April, 2015: Next Stop Israel- Palæstina

lfs.dk

May 6, 2015: Ekstra bevågenhed om Palæstina Marathon

 

2014 Media coverage

The Pike and the Hurricane
May 29 2014: Activism Through Sport: Running the Palestine Marathon. 

Al Jazeera Sports
April 11 2014: Nadar Al-Masri – The Missing Palestinian 

New York Times
April 10 2014: Mideast Tension Sidelines a Gazan Marathon Runner

Reuters
April 10: Gaza Athlete still running despite West Bank marathon ban

Activestills
April 12 2014: PHOTOS: Palestine Marathon promotes ‘right to movement’

Maan News
April 11 2014: Thousands run the Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem

Al Jazeera In Depth
April 13 2014: In Pictures: Palestine Marathon

DR2 Dagen (in Danish)
April 11 2014: Palæstina Marathon i en uge med fokus på de palæstinensiske/israelske fredsforhandlinger

Ynet News
April 11 2014: Thousands run in ‘Palestine Marathon’ in Bethlehem

Press TV
April 13 2014: Thousands partake in Palestine Marathon

Palestine Monitor
April 12 2014: More than 3000 runners compete in second Palestine Marathon

CRI English (China)
April 12 2014: Palestine Marathon – Right to Movement

Haaretz
April 10 2014: Two race solution: In Jerusalem and Bethlehem, American runs for peace 

The Christian Science Monitor
February 6 2014: Young Palestinian runners train hard for their right to movement

Le Monde (English)
April 18 2014: A Run For Freedom

The Development Journlist
April 15 2014: Thousands ran in the second annual Palestine Marathon

Crikey. Independent Media – Independent Minds. (Australia)
April 14 2014: Running from war to create a new Palestinian narrative

Pundit (New Zealand)
April 19 2014: Israel’s fear of Palestinian sports people

Hurriyet Daily News (Turkey)
April 8 2014: Israel rejects Gazan’s plea to run in West Bank Marathon

 

“Running for rights and resistance” Middle East Eye,

28/11 2014: http://www.middleeasteye.net/in-depth/features/running-rights-and-resistance-205699293

 

“Thousands run in Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem”, Ynetnews.com,

04/11 2014: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4509392,00.html

“Activism through Sport: Running the Palestine Marathon”, Pike and Hurricane,

30/04 2014: http://magazine.ufmalmo.se/activism-sport-running-palestine-marathon/

“Palestinians Challenge Movement Restrictions in Marathon”, MintPress News,

22/04 2014:http://www.mintpressnews.com/palestinians-challenge-movement-restrictions-marathon/189358/

 

“To Tell a Different Story”,

21/04 2014: https://followthatcar.wordpress.com/2014/04/21/to-tell-a-different-story/

 

“My Race Through Walls in Palestine Marathon”, The Jewish Daily Forward,

21/04 2014: http://forward.com/articles/196844/my-race-through-walls-in-palestine-marathon/?p=all

 

“Thousands ran in the second annual “Right To Movement” marathon in Bethlehem”, The Development Journalist,

15/04 2014: http://thedevelopmentjournalist.com/2014/04/15/thousands-ran-in-the-second-annual-right-to-movement-marathon-in-bethlehem/

“Palestine Marathon- Right To Movement”, Crienglish.com,

12/04 2014: http://english.cri.cn/11354/2014/04/12/3123s821727.htm

 

“More than 3000 runners compete in second Palestine Marathon”, Palestine Monitor,

12/04 2014: http://palestinemonitor.org/details.php?id=v3z0q0a6702y15bi5i8b5

 

“Palestine Marathon”, Ealing Eagles Running club,

11/04 2014: http://www.ealingeagles.com/2014/report/palestine-marathon

 

“2nd Palestine marathon kicks off in Bethlehem”, World Bulletin,

11/04 2014: http://www.worldbulletin.net/haber/133546/2nd-palestine-marathon-kicks-off-in-bethlehem

 

“Mideast Tensions Sideline a Gazan Marathon Runner”, The New York Times,

10/04 2014: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/11/world/middleeast/mideast-tensions-sideline-a-gazan-marathon-runner.html

 

“Gaza athlete still running despite West Bank marathon ban”, Reuters,

10/04 2014: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/10/us-palestinian-israel-runner-idUSBREA390V420140410

 

“Young Palestinian runners train hard for their right to movement”, The Christian Science Monitor,

06/02 2014: http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/Olive-Press/2014/0206/Young-Palestinian-runners-train-hard-for-their-right-to-movement

 

“Palestine runs free”, Paltrips: http://www.paltrips.ps/contribution/palestine-runs-free

 

Photos:

“Palestine Marathon 2014”, NBRO: http://www.nbrorunning.com/portfolio/palestine-marathon-2014/

 

“Palestine Marathon promotes Right To Movement”, Ryan Rodrick Beiler Photography: http://blog.ryanrodrickbeiler.com/2013/05/04/palestine-marathon-promotes-right-to-movement/

 

“Inaugural Palestine Marathon” Photos by Stephen Greenwood, SB Nation, 22/04 2013: http://www.stridenation.com/2013/4/22/4253632/palestine-marathon-photo-gallery#3957205

 

“Palestine Marathon 2014”, Aman Palestin: http://www.amanpalestin.net/english/baca.php?lihat=panorama&id=68

 

2013 Media Coverage

Newspapers

Post-race

LA Times
April 21 2013: Palestinian Marathon kicks off with tribute to Boston victims

Politiken – Danish national, daily newspaper (In Danish only)
April 22: Marathon victory for Danish women in Palestine

Gulf News – English daily in the Gulf
April 21 2013: Runners brave rain in Bethlehem’s first marathon

Asharq Al-Awsat – pan-Arab daily newspaper
April 21 2013: Running through obstacles – Palestine’s first full length marathon was held today in Bethlehem

Huvudstadsbladet – Finnish Sunday Paper (In Swedish only)
April 28 2013: Running in a land that doesn’t exist 

Pre-race

Jerusalem Post
April 17 2013: Palestine Marathon launches Sunday, Israel bans Gaza runners from participating

The Copenhagen Post – English newspaper in Denmark
April 17 2013: Danish organizers tighten security following Boston tragedy 

The Telegraph – UK newspaper
April 17 2013: Gaza Athletes banned from Palestine Marathon

Jerusalem Post – Israeli daily news source and English website (In English)
March 14 2013: First Palestine Marathon set for April, seek to showcase beautiful country 

Jyllands Posten (Danish national, daily newspaper – in Danish only)
March 6 2013: Danske maratonarrangører i Betlehem vil punktere Hamas-forbud mod kvinder i marathonløb

Jyllandsposten – Danish, national newspaper (in Danish only)
March 5 2013: Palestine Marathon supports UNRWA’s decision to cancel Gaza Marathon following ban of women

 

Web

Post-race

Article from “maannews”, 18/03 2013: http://www.maannews.net/arb/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=576372

Article from “alquds”, 13/02 2013: http://www.alquds.com/news/article/view/id/417784

sportsanddev.org – International platform for sport and development
April 24 2013: The Palestine Marathon: Promoting Freedom of Movement

The Daily Beast – online home of Newsweek Magazine
April 22: Bethlehem Marathon can’t find 26.2 miles of contiguous land

MINN News – Christian Science Monitor
April 22 2013 – First West Bank Marathon highlights barriers to Palestinian movement

Associated Press
April 21 2013: Palestinians hold first Bethlehem marathon

Ma’an News Agency
April 21 2013: Jericho man wins Bethlehem Marathon 

NBC NEWS
April 21 2013: First ever Palestinian Marathon: Running to change West Bank image

 

Pre-race

DR Udland – Danish National Broadcats (In Danish only)
April 20 2013: Bostin-ofre mindes i Bethlehem

KVINFO – Danish Centre for Information on Gender, Equality and Diversity (in Danish only)
April 9 2013: KVINFO supports Palestine Marathon

March 14 2013: Palestine Marathon launching in April – race will be first in city of Bethlehem

israelnationalnews.com – Israel National News (In English)
Mar 14 2013: Bethlehem Set To Host First Palestine Marathon

u-landsnyt.dk – Danish news site for development aid agencies. (In Danish only)
Feb 6 2013: Palestine’s first International Marathon / Palæstina får sit første internationale marathonløb

modkraft.dk – internet news paper. (In Danish only)
Feb 6 2013: Palestine’s first marathon / Palæstinas første marathon 

 

“A different side to Palestine”, By Karen Nordemann, The Danish House in Palestine, International Media Support, 14/05 2013: http://www.mediasupport.org/a-different-side-to-palestine/

 

“Running the first Bethlehem Marathon”, theguardian, 09/05 2013: http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/the-running-blog/2013/may/09/running-first-bethlehem-marathon

 

“Palestine Marathon”, Jenny Baker, 03/05 2013: http://jennybaker.org.uk/2013/05/03/palestinemarathon/

 

“Right To Movement- from Palestine to Copenhagen”, Indiegogo: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/right-to-movement-from-palestine-to-copenhagen

 

“The Palestine Marathon: Promoting freedom of movement”, Sportanddev.org, 24/04 2013:http://www.sportanddev.org/en/newsnviews/news/?5589%2F1%2FThe-Palestine-Marathon-Promoting-freedom-of-movement

 

“First ever Palestinian marathon: Running to change West Bank’s image”, NBC News, 21/04 2013: http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/21/17848861-first-ever-palestinian-marathon-running-to-change-west-banks-image

 

“Running Through Obstacles”, Asharq Al-Awsat, 21/04 2013: http://www.aawsat.net/2013/04/article55299450

 

“First West Bank marathon highlights barriers to Palestinian movement”, The Christian Science Monitor, 21/04 2013: http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/2013/0421/First-West-Bank-marathon-highlights-barriers-to-Palestinian-movement

 

“Palestine marathon kicks off with tribute to Boston victims”, Los Angeles Times, 21/04 2013: http://alternativenews.org/archive/index.php/features/popular-resistanceup-close/6317-photos-hundreds-run-in-palestine-marathon-6317

 

“First Palestine Marathon Launching Sunday”, Palestine News Network, 18/04 2013: http://english.pnn.ps/index.php/politics/4521-israel-refuses-to-give-gaza-runners-approval-to-travel-to-w-bank-for-marathon

 

“Israel Bars Gaza runners from first West Bank marathon, BBC News, 18/04 2013: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-22197938

 

“Gaza athletes banned from Bethlehem Marathon”, The Telegraph, 17/04 2013: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/palestinianauthority/10000805/Gaza-athletes-banned-from-Bethlehem-marathon.html

 

“Running is a subversive act”, from UK-runner Jenny Baker’s blog, 12/04 2013: http://jennybaker.org.uk/2013/04/12/running-is-a-subversive-act/

 

“Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem in April”, Geo Tv, 15/03 2013: http://www.geo.tv/article-92353-Palestine-Marathon-in-Bethlehem-in-April–

 

“First Palestinian marathon set for April”, The Jerusalem Post, 14/03 2013: http://www.jpost.com/National-News/First-Palestinian-marathon-set-for-April

 

“Bethlehem Set to Host First ´Palestine Marathon´”, Arutz Sheva, 14/03 2013: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/166186#.VM4ccGSG8rM

 

“Palestine Marathon Launching in April, Runner’s World and Running Times, 14/03 2013: http://www.runnersworld.com/races/palestine-marathon-launching-april

 

“International marathon in Palestine- New, surprising destination for international runners”, Middle East Post, 13/03 2013: https://middleastpost.com/international-marathon-in-palestine-new-surprising-destination-for-international-runners/

“Gaza-Palestine-Marathon cancelled by UN after Hamas bans women from participating”, WUNRN, 05/03 2013: http://www.wunrn.com/news/2013/03_13/03_25/032513_gaza.htm

“Gaza marathon cancelled after Hamas bans women runners”, Reuters, 05/03 2013: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/05/us-palestinians-marathon-idUSBRE9240G620130305

“UN cancels Gaza marathon over Hamas ban on women”, The times of Israel, 05/03 2013: http://www.timesofisrael.com/un-cancels-gaza-marathon-over-hamas-ban-on-women/

“Palestinians Protest Route of Marathon to Sponsors”, The New York Times, 22/02 2013: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/world/middleeast/palestinians-threaten-to-boycott-sponsors-of-jerusalem-marathon.html?_r=0

Radio

Post-race

PRI’s The World – BBC World production
April 22 2013: Runners at Bethlehem’s first marathon honor victims in Boston 

P1 Orientering – Danish national radio (in Danish only)
April 22 2013: To danske kvinder bag det første internationale palæstinensiske marathonløb

Pre-race

Radio24syv (Danish, national radio)

February 2 2013: Interview with Lærke Hein & Signe Fischer

 

TV and Video

Post-race

The Guardian – UK
April 22 2013: Bethlehem Marathon Inaugural Race 

CBS19
April 22 2013: Runners worldwide remember Boston

AFP – Global news agency
April 21 2013: Runners brave rain to join first marathon in Bethlehem

Scoop.it/PalestineFree
April 21 2013: Freedom of Movement Marathon in Bethlehem

Interview with Signe and Lærke, Lounge 21/01 2013: http://www.tv2lorry.dk/artikel/144892

Palestine Marathon Medal in the Making, 28/11 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ho4ssjrMGMQ

 

Pre-race

Lounge, Lorry (Copenhagen local TV – in Danish only)
January 21 2013: Interview with Lærke Hein & Signe Fischer

Link to interview (full show) 

Galleries

Post-race

Aljazeera
April 21 2013: In pictures: Right to Movement Marathon

SB Nation – Stridenation
April 22 2013: PHOTOS: Inaugural Palestine Marathon

Alternative News – The Alternative Information Center (AIC)
April 22 2013: PHOTOS: Hundreds run in Palestine Marathon

Ma’an News Agency – Independent news from Palestine
April 21 2013: Runners brave rain at Bethlehem Marathon