Memorial to Benaya Rhein
Memorial to Benaya RheinYigal Lahav

The 11th annual race in memory of Major Benaya Rhein, who fell in battle during the Second Lebanon War in 2006, took place Friday morning in Karnei Shomron, a town in Samaria.

The race attracts hundreds of participants every year. While the larger race was occurring schoolchildren from Karnei Shomron raced through the halls of the memorial to Major. Rhein, and afterwards learned about his life and took part in various activities.

Lieutenant Colonel Shai Siman-Tov, who was critically injured during operation Protective Edge in 2014, waited the at the end of the 5 kilometer-long race to cheer the participants on.

מירוץ בניה ה-11
מירוץ בניה ה-11צילום: יגאל להב
חדר ההנצחה של בניה ריין הי"ד
חדר ההנצחה של בניה ריין הי"דצילום: יגאל להב

Last year's race