Eilat Desert Marathon: Timetable

Eilat Desert Marathon
Eilat Desert Marathon


15:00 – Marathon complex opens, on the Herods Hotel Promenade; distribution of race packs, till 22:00
16:00 – Briefing for journalists, at the Herod’s Hotel
16:30 – 5k “Taste of the Desert” Race
17:30 – Family Race, from the Herods Hotel Promenade towards the Marina and back.
18:00 – Opening Ceremony, at the Herods Hotel amphitheatre, featuring a flag parade of all participating countries.
18:30 – Briefing for runners, at the Leonardo Club Hotel, Adam & Eve Hall.
19:30 – Pasta Dinner, at the Leonardo Club Hotel (for those staying at the hotel or those who paid in advance).

5:00 – Strong coffee at Herods Hotel Promenade, warm up near start gate. Opening of baggage storage area.
6:00 – Start of full Marathon.
6:30 – Start of Half Marathon (time not final).
6:45 – Start of the 10k “In Memory of the Boys” race.
9:30 – Medals’ ceremony for overall winners, at the Herods Hotel amphitheatre.
14:00 – Medals ceremony for all categories and Shabbat Reception, at the Leonardo Club.
16:30 – Desert Sunset Yoga, on the pier opposite the Herods Hotel.
21:30 – Screening of the event’s movie and marathon party, at the Leonardo Club.