Only one week to go!
I just spent a few days up north on vacation. Unfortunately, I did not get to run while I was there. Every time I prepared to rain, and had the opportunity (such as waking up at 5:15am), it was pouring rain.
I did drive the route of the marathon (not intentionally as preparation, but because I had to use that road to get where I was going, so I got to see the route in advance. It looks pretty flat, and I am very optimistic.
On my way back from the Golan, as I was heading towards Tiberias (starting point of the marathon), I saw road signs that the regional police have already placed out announcing the road closure on the day of the marathon...