|Location||Sea of Galilee, Israel|
|Event type||Road running|
|Primary sponsor||Toto Winner|
|Course records||Men: 2:07:30 (2012)|
Women: 2:25:45 (2017)
|Official site||Tiberias Marathon|
The Tiberias Marathon is an annual marathon road race held along the Sea of Galilee in Israel, with a field in recent years of approximately 1,000 competitors.The competition was first held in 1977, and also hosts the annual Israeli marathon national championship. It was Israel's first international marathon event.
The course follows an out-and-back format around the southern tip of the sea, and was run concurrently with a 10k race along an abbreviated version of the same route. In 2010 the 10k race was moved from the afternoon to before the marathon. A 21.1 km race was added in 2018. At approximately 200 meters below sea level, this is the lowest course in the world.
In 2007, a Kenyan-born Bahraini athlete, Mushir Salem Jawher (Leonard Mucheru Maina), won the race and was briefly stripped of his Bahrani citizenship by the Bahrani governmentDemocratic Republic of the Congo| for competing in Israel.In 2012 Patrick Tambwé, a former Congolese runner representing France, ran a course record of 2:07:30 hours – a time which was the fastest by a European since 2007.
Key: Course record Race longer than marathon distance
|Edition||Year||Men's winner||Time (h:m:s)||Women's winner||Time (h:m:s)|
|Country||Men's race||Women's race||Total|
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