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Maccabi GB
Community Fun Run

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The Community's largest event returns on Sunday 23rd June!  This year, Maccabi GB recognises the community's strong urge to unite, celebrate, and show support for Israel. Get ready for an immersive Israeli experience with authentic cuisine, vibrant music, a blue-and-white celebration and so much more! While adding new festivities, we're keeping the beloved elements of the Community Fun Run including the 1km, 5km and 10km runs, charity fair and Israel themed family fun zone.

 

Join us for the Maccabi GB Community Fun Run & Israel Festival, and help us build a vibrant celebration that unites our community whilst participating and raising funds for your chosen charity.

Read all about it!

Learn more about all of the participating charities published in this special supplement by our media partner, The Jewish Chronicle.

Just click the image below to read the supplement.

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Sponsors  &  Partners

We are so grateful to all our sponsors and partners for supporting this year’s event.

Please click on their logo’s below to learn more about their important work.

This Year's Participants

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You can browse the list of awesome charities participating in this year's Maccabi GB Community Fun Run & Israel Festival and click on their logos to learn more before deciding who to run and raise money for!

FAQs

 What are the distances/events?

  • There is a 1KM run, 5KM run, 5KM walk & 10KM course option.

  • The 1KM will start and finish on the track. The 5KM & 10KM route will start and finish on the fields through mainly flat grassy fields around StoneX stadium.

  • 1KM  – The route is 2 and half times around the track in the stadium. Everyone is welcome to participate regardless of age, ability, or if you have children in a buggy.

  • 5KM Run – Challenge yourself with our 5KM route situated on flat grassy fields. 

  • 5KM Walk – Want to take in the scenic greenery as you walk around? This is ideal for those who may not consider themselves as distance runners but are happy walking with friends and family. 

  • 10KM – This route is 2 laps of the 5KM route and is generally recommended for the more serious and regular distance runners.

Please note, the 5KM & 10KM routes are not wheelchair or buggy friendly. Please contact the Maccabi GB office on 0208-457-2333 to discuss further.

There will be water stations on the 5KM and 10KM routes, however we recommend running or walking with your own water bottle as well.

 

Do I have to be super-fit to participate?

No. Adults, children and families are all welcome as The Maccabi GB Community Fun Run & Israel Festival is aimed at every fitness level.

There is a choice of either a 1KM run/walk, 5KM Run, 5KM walk or 10KM course, so absolutely anybody can participate, from the youngest to the oldest…so no excuses!

Will there be a prize for the winner of each race?

Every runner will receive a Maccabi GB Community Fun Run & Israel Festival medal.

 

Will there be chip timing?

As this is an inclusive event, we will not be measuring every participant's time through chip timing. 

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