about team shalva

What is TEAM Shalva?
Team Shalva runners will once again hit the pavement on Friday, March 17th, 2023 for the 2023 Jerusalem Marathon and we can't wait. Organizers expect the city to be 'electric' as this year's marathon is predicted to be bigger and better than ever before!

Join Team Shalva and celebrate Israel's 75th Diamond Jubilee Anniversary with sweat, fun and lots of good-hearted adrenaline! Team Shalva is a worldwide family that brings the joy of sports to people of all abilities. We are a diverse group of runners who travel from all over the world to participate in the Jerusalem Marathon in support of Shalva.
why should you join?

Because you want to make a difference. Because together we are the power of many as we raise the banner of hope, love and human dignity for thousands of children and their families.

Running side by side in Shalva running gear, Shalva's team of children with special needs and marathon runners represent a beautiful demonstration of a community that promotes health, inclusion, and the celebration of life.

what is included?

Following months of marathon training and fundraising for the Shalva cause, the Team Shalva members come together for a beautiful weekend in Jerusalem with many events, a Shalva tour and the marathon itself.

Marathon Admission
Team Running shirt and swag bag
Roundtrip airfare to and from israel
(economy class)
Hotel accommodations
from Thursday, March 16th - Sunday, March 19th
pre-race pasta party & post-race victory party
inspirational shabbaton
including all meals
about shalva

About Shalva

Shalva's programs provide an all-encompassing range of services for thousands of people with disabilities from infancy through adulthood and their families. Shalva's comprehensive life-cycle programming provides cutting-edge therapies, inclusive educational frameworks, social and recreational activities, employment training, independent living, as well as respite and family support.


Shalva gives equal access opportunity to all participants regardless of religion, ethnic background, or financial capacity. Through nearly three decades of award-winning programs, Shalva has become an indispensable element of Israel's kind-hearted and innovative landscape

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Visit www.shalva.org