YES ALEH CAN! ALEH’S CHILDREN RUN THE 2017 JERUSALEM MARATHON

YES ALEH CAN! ALEH’S CHILDREN RUN THE 2017 JERUSALEM MARATHON

Sunday, March 19th, 2017


Who were the real winners of the 2017 Jerusalem Marathon? ALEH’s children!

Who says that disabilities prevent a person from participating in a marathon? On Friday, amidst great excitement, ALEH Jerusalem’s children made a dream come true and ran.

The marathon was the culmination of five months of training, assisted by many amazing people: police wo/men, physiotherapists, soldiers, volunteers and so many others. With their help, our residents reached the finish line of an 800-meter run. They had a sense of ultimate satisfaction at their accomplishment, and were surrounded by love.

This is the fourth time that residents of ALEH Jerusalem have participated in the marathon, proving that everyone CAN, that everyone has the right to experience the empowerment of running a marathon and to have the same opportunities as everyone else.