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Hood To Coast Israel

Thursday, October 11 - Friday, October 12

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2018 Dates Announced!

October 11-12, 2018

The Inaugural Hood To Coast Israel is in the books. It was another epic relay and adventure for teams from throughout Israel, and for HTC Training Team’s first international journey. The 200 kilometer trail course was both breathtaking and challenging. While teams of eight competed in the relay, individuals conquered distances of 30K, 50K, 100K, and 200K.

This nearly surreal experience for HTC Training Team featured vineyards, beautiful hillsides, soaring mountains, and a race course with infamous historical sites like the site of “David and Goliath”. International participants also spent time on the gorgeous beaches of Tel-Aviv, toured the old city of Jerusalem, and floated in the Dead Sea.

HTC Race Series would like to congratulate and thank the 12 amazing women that made the trip to Israel representing HTC Training Team. Led by Willee Broberg, this was HTC Training Team’s first international event. We are truly grateful to the members of the team for embodying the spirit that has made HTC Race Series a domestic and international attraction.

The NEW and improved 2018 course is a beautiful 115km (70 mile) route with hills, valleys, mountains, rivers, cliffs and springs. Participants run and walk directly through areas of great historical and biblical significance including Joshua in the Valley of Avalon, Samson in Tzora and Eshtaol, and David and Goliath in the Valley of Elah.

Eran Ohana, Director of tourism in Mate Yehuda Regional Council: “Mate Yehuda Regional Council is thrilled having this partnership with HTC, the mother of all relays. We are confident that this partnership will add value, and expose participants outside Israel to our beautiful area through this amazing experience.”

The Bible-Revival relay in its 6th year, will include 12 sections of 6-12 kilometers having groups of 3, 4, or 6 covering the distance. In 2018, there will also be 50k and 100k ultra races along with a unique half marathon passing through multiple vineyards.  To enable an awesome experience, Bible-Revival Village will be set up and open during the whole event, serving as our start and finish point and offering participants food, drinks, great music and a place to rest.

For more information please visit the Bible-Revival home page.

The Course

HTC Israel consists of 12 legs all on trails. Runners will travel these trails passing through breathtaking landscapes of the Judean hills where biblical heroes left their mark. For detailed information about the route, click HERE.

Interactive Course Map

2017 English Version of Handbook

 

 

 

 

 

 

Historical Sites

The HTC Israel route passes through many historically and biblicly signifant sites including Joshua in the Valley of Avalon, Samson in Tzora and Eshtaol, and David and Goliath in the Valley of Elah

 

Ultra

Returning in 2018, HTC Israel will have a variety of options for single racers to participate. There are 50k and 100k single ultra races.

 

Registration

There are only 25 International Team spots available, register quickly!

2018 Run Team – $800

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Travel

Race Organizers have partnered with Israel Connection to design a full package covering accommodation and transportation while in Israel (flights will be organized by the participant). This travel package also includes breakfast, dinner, race day meals and a staff member to accompany you during the race! 2018 Travel Packages are now available for booking.

2018 Standard Option

2018 Upgraded Option

 

TRAVEL TIPS!

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Details

Start:
Thursday, October 11
End:
Friday, October 12
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