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Historic start and finish area

The start & finish area is located on the historic site of The Church of The Nativity. The square in front of the church offers a great venue for gathering all the runners and their family and friends.

Start time

8:00 AM Marathon and half-marathon

Pick-up of running kit. 
All runners must wear their start number on the front and the timing chip in their shoe lace at all times during the race. The start number and timing chip are both part of the running kits, which should be picked up at the Peace Center at Manger Square just in front of the Church of Nativity. For the Facebook event please visit:

A closed of area is designated to baggage storage of all the runners. The area is manned during the race, but we advice you not to bring valuables.

Food & Drinks
After the race, food and drinks will be served in the finish area. There will also be water and snacks along the route. Spectators can purchase food and drinks all day from local vendors.

Finisher medal and finisher t-shirt
All runners receive a special design finisher medal and finisher t-shirt according to the distance completed.