Israel ROGAINE 2018 will take place on Saturday, March 17, 2018 in the Jerusalem Hills, between Beit Shemesh and Jerusalem. The ROGAINE will include 5-hour and 10-hour events for runners/walkers, and a 7-hour event for mountain bike riders.

 בעברית: Link to HEBREW Rogaine 2018

Link to ROGAINE 2018 webpage.

Note: In case of extreme, unsafe weather conditions, the event will be postponed to Saturday, March 24, 2018.



Previous ROGAINING events in Israel

Israel ROGAINE 2017. Saturday, March 25, 2017.
This event took place in the forested hills on the northern edge of the Jezreel Valley. The event was organized by the Jezreel Valley Orienteering Club, with Jacob Ilan serving as event director. The ROGAINE offered 4-hour, 7-hour and 10-hour events and a 6-hour mountain bike event.  180 teams, totaling over 400 competitors, took part.
Rogaine_2017_Results (PDF)
Rogaine_2017_Splits (PDF)
Gidi Zorea: Video Clips
Gidi Zorea: PHOTOS (1)
Gidi Zorea: PHOTOS (2)
Dalia Ravid: PHOTOS
Lisa Mishli: PHOTOS

Mini-ROGAINE Autumn 2016. Saturday, November 5, 2016.
A 4-hour rogaining competition was held the Beriya forest in the upper Galilee. The event was organized by the Galilee orienteering club, with Dan Chissick serving as director and course planner. 25 controls. Map scaled 1:20,000. Approximately 200 participants competed, with 70 teams on foot, and 11 teams on mountain bikes.
Detailed analysis of the results and split times (“Tableau Public” website)
Mini-Rogaine_2016-11_Results  (PDF, Hebrew)
Gidi Zorea: Video Clips
Gidi Zorea: PHOTOS
Lisa Mishli: PHOTOS

ROGAINE  Spring 2016. Saturday, March 26, 2016
The annual springtime rogaine was held in the Adullum region in central Israel, and offered 4-hour, 6-hour and 8-hour events and a 6-hour bike event. Approximately 500 competitors/150 teams took part.
Rogaine_2016_results (PDF, Hebrew)
Rogaine_2016_splits (PDF, Hebrew)
Rogaine_2016_teams (PDF, Hebrew)
Gidi Zorea: Video Clips
Gidi Zorea: PHOTOS
Dalia Ravid: PHOTOS
Lisa Mishli: PHOTOS
Noam Ravid: Blog Post (Hebrew)
Dan Chissik: Blog Post (English)

ROGAINE 2015 was postponed as a result of extreme weather conditions. The event was rescheduled to be held in 2016.

ROGAINE Spring 2014. Saturday, March 29, 2014
The annual springtime rogaine was held in the Menashe Plateau region in northern Israel. Some 150 teams participated in 5-hour and 8-hour events and a 6-hour bike event.
ROGAINE_2014_Results  (Excel file, Hebrew)
ROGAINE_2014_Teams  (Excel file, Hebrew)
Dan Chissick (Mapper and Course Planner): PHOTOS
Lisa Mishli  (8-hour): PHOTOS
Dalia Ravid (5-hour): PHOTOS
Amri Wandel (5-hour): PHOTOS
Shimon Shomroni (6-hour MTB): VIDEO
Rogaine 2014 Facebook Event

ROGAINE Spring 2013. Friday night – Saturday afternoon, March 22-23, 2013.
The ISOA’s traditional springtime rogaine was held in the southern Judean Hills on a map covering over 100 square kilometers. The competition included 5-hour, 8-hour, 12-hour, and a first-ever 16-hour ultra event. A 7-hour bike event was also offered. Competitors were challenged by the various vegetation and terrain of Mesuah Ridge, Britannia Park, Nahal HaElah, Tel Tzafit and Haruvit Forest.
ROGAINE Israel – Spring 2013 – Results (Excel file, Hebrew)
ROGAINE Israel – Spring 2013 – Teams (Excel file, Hebrew)

ROGAINE Autumn 2012. Friday morning, November 30, 2012.
A rogaine of 4 hours (foot) and 3 hours (bike) was held in the Alonim forests. The event center was at Nofit, a small community on top of a hill that rises to some 150 meters above sea level. Nofit has a marvelous view of the Nahal Tzipori riverbed, the Galilee, and the Acre Valley.
Rogaine Autumn 2012 Nofit – Results – Excel file

The 2012 Israel ROGAINE took place on March 24, 2012, in the Ramat Hanadiv hills near Zikron Yaakov. It included 4-hour and 7-hour events, and a 5-hour bike event in a 65 square-km area.

Rogaine Israel Photo Gallery


Scenes from previous rogaines in Israel:


Rogaine - Judaean Hills 2006, by D. Ravid, on Flickr

Rogaine - Alonim 2005, by D. Ravid, on Flickr

Rogaine Ben Shemen - 2009, by D. Ravid, on Flickr

Rogaine - Judaean Hills 2006, by D. Ravid, on Flickr

Learn more about rogaining at ROGAINING