Fast half marathon, a World Athletics Gold Label Road Race, passes along the coast of the Sea of Marmara overlooking the historical part of Istanbul
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The Istanbul Half Marathon is an annual long-distance running event held in Istanbul, Turkey. The official name of the event is N Kolay Istanbul Yari Maratonu. About 6.000 athletes take part in half marathon race and other competitions (1.586 runners completed half-marathon in 2020).
The Istanbul Half Marathon is one of the World Athletics Gold Label Road Races.
The Istanbul Marathon (N Kolay Istanbul Maratonu) is held in November.
More about Istanbul and its attractions you may find here.
Istanbul Half Marathon (Vodafone Istanbul Yari Maratonu) 2020
Half Marathon race, 13.1mi/21.097km (N Kolay Istanbul Yari Maratonu)
The half marathon race of 13.1mi/21.097km starts at 9:00 4 April 2021 (Sunday) from Kennedy Avenue (Kennedy Caddesi) near the port Yenikapı.
Age limit: at least 16 years old on race day.
6.2mi/10km Race (10K)
The 6.2mi/10km race starts at 9:15 4 April 2021 (Sunday) from Kennedy Avenue (Kennedy Caddesi) near the port Yenikapı.
Age limit: at least 16 years old on race day.
Entry fee: from €45.
The course of the Istanbul Half Marathon (N Kolay Istanbul Yari Maratonu) 2021 tracks over European part of Istanbul. The route follows Kennedy Avenue along the coast of the Sea of Marmara (Marmara Denizi) to the confluence of the Strait of Istanbul (İstanbul Boğazı), it skirts the Sarayburnu cape, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and passes along the southern coast of the inlet Golden Horn (Haliç) and turns back after the Haliç Bridge (Haliç Köprüsü).
Course map animation, Istanbul Half Marathon (Vodafone Istanbul Yari Maratonu) 2019
Start and finish for all races of the Istanbul Half Marathon (N Kolay Istanbul Yari Maratonu) 2021 is on Kennedy Avenue (Kennedy Caddesi) near the port Yenikapı in European part of Istanbul.
You may find the official course map of the Istanbul Half Marathon (N Kolay Istanbul Yari Maratonu) 2021 here.
The Istanbul Half Marathon (N Kolay Istanbul Yari Maratonu) 2021 participants are divided into starting blocks based on the anticipated finish time entered during registration. You may change your starting block till 14 March 2021.
The time limit for completing the half marathon is 3 hours.
The pace makers of the Istanbul Half Marathon (N Kolay Istanbul Yari Maratonu) 2021 provide the necessary pace in order to finish within a certain time. Target times for half marathon are 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:10, 2:20 hours.
Water and nutrition stations are located approximately every 2.5km (1.5 miles) of the route beginning at km 5 and at the finish.
Before the start, you may leave your personal belongings in the deposit area next to the start zone from 7:00 4 April 2021 (Sunday). The stuff must be packed in an event-issued deposit bag; you should attach to your bag a tag that has your race number on it. The tag and the bag are included in your Race Pack along with your bib number.
The route of the Istanbul Half Marathon (N Kolay Istanbul Yari Maratonu) 2021 is certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).
You may sign up for the races of the Istanbul Half Marathon (N Kolay Istanbul Yari Maratonu) 2021 online.
The online registration is open till 22 February 2021 or till the slots last.
The entry fee for the Istanbul Half Marathon (N Kolay Istanbul Yari Maratonu) 2021 for foreigners is from €45. The entry fee may increase as the race day approaches.
There are special discounted rates for Turkish citizens and residents.
Your Half Marathon Race Entry includes:
- Bib number and time measuring chip
- Goody bag
- Race T-shirt
- Bag deposit
- Food and beverages stations, toilets along the course and after the race
- Pace maker service
- Finisher medal
- Recovery massage on first-come, first-served basis
- Online race results
- Medical aid if necessary
You may pick up the Race Pack with your bib number at the Expo of the Istanbul Half Marathon (N Kolay Istanbul Yari Maratonu) 2021 2—3 April 2021. Please check the location of the Expo and its working hours on the event website.
To get your Race Pack you should show your ID with photo.
No health certificate is required to enter any race of the Istanbul Half Marathon (N Kolay Istanbul Yari Maratonu) 2021.
Men (half marathon)
1. Sezgin Ataç 1:03:16
2. Adel Mechaal 1:03:24
3. Getaye Fisseha Gelaw 1:03:57
Women (half marathon)
1. Fatma Demir 1:13:14
2. Daisy Jeptoo Kimeli 1:13:27
3. Esma Aydemir 1:15:37
* Source: results.splittime.nl
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Date: 20 September 2020
Temperature: 18°C – 23°C (65°F – 73°F)
Wind: 25 km/h (16 mph)
Date: 7 April 2019
Temperature: 8°C – 17°C (48°F – 64°F)
Wind: 7 km/h (5 mph)
Date: 8 April 2018
Temperature: 10°C – 12°C (49°F – 56°F)
Wind: 12 km/h (10 mph)
Date: 30 April 2017
Temperature: 13°C – 23°C (55°F – 72°F)
Wind: 15 km/h (9 mph)
Date: 24 April 2016
Temperature: 13°C – 22°C (56°F – 72°F)
Wind: 12 km/h (7 mph)
Date: 26 April 2015
Temperature: 12°C – 19°C (53°F – 66°F)
Wind: 9 km/h (6 mph)
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You may use public transport, taxi, or preordered transfer from new Istanbul Airport (IST) or Sabiha Gokcen Airport Istanbul (SAW) to Istanbul or back.
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Race participants are fully responsible for their life, health and any consequence that may result from running a distance. Keep in mind that ordinary health insurance does not cover participation in sport events. Special sport insurance is preferable.
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