Ready, set … Run Across Palestine By Jacob Wheeler | February 5, 2012 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Israel Subscribe to Israel Click Photo to View Preview Video of Run Across Palestine Click Photo to View Preview Video of Run Across PalestineThe Run Across Palestine — a project of Michigan-based On the Ground and the Palestine Fair Trade Association — began this weekend. Between now and Feb. 8, half a dozen runners will traverse 129 miles (approximately a marathon every day) across the West Bank to raise awareness about the challenges facing Palestinian olive farmers. Along the way, they’ll interact with farmers, families, activists and curious onlookers. Follow the Run Across Palestine through the daily web series, The People and the Olive, by UpTake journalist Jacob Wheeler and Michigan-based videographer Aaron Dennis, at http://runacrosspalestine.org/ Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.