The riders were honored as they rode one and a half times around the track carrying the "Torch" that will be carried to Jerusalem for the kickoff of the 2017 Maccabi Games. There will be approximately 10,000 athletes from over 70 countries will compete for the 'Gold' in Jerusalem for ten days.
The riders leave on June 13th, from London to cross Europe, stopping in Lavrio, Greece to place their bikes on a ferry. The riders will remain in Greece for three days and then fly to Tel Aviv to pick up their bikes to promote the Maccabi Games in Israel for seven days. On July 6, the team will be given the opportunity to carry the torch from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, there they will participate in the opening service.Maccabi Fun Run