If you're into long-distance running, the Tel Aviv Marathon takes place in February. On the Sea of Galilee, the 4km (2 1/2-mile) Sea of Galilee Crossing Swim from Kibbutz Ha-On to Zemach is held each year in September. For information, check with the Israel Ministry of Tourism website at info.goisrael.com/en.

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