Thousands of runners are expected to take part in the Israel leg of what is being billed as the world’s longest non-stop relay run, aimed at highlighting climate change.
“Running out of Time” will start in Glasgow, Scotland, host of the United Nations COP26 Climate Conference last November, and end 38 days later, 7,200 kilometers (4,475 miles) away, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, which will be hosting COP27 from November 7 to 18 this year.
Divided into 10 kilometer (6.2 mile) stages, the relay will see runners, cyclists, and sailors working together, around the clock, to pass a baton containing a climate message from young people to the decision-makers at COP27.
That message will be sealed inside the baton at the start of the run on September 30.
In Israel, the event is being organized by the marine protection organization, EcoOcean, together with the Society for the Protection of Nature in
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