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42K RACE INFORMATION
NOVEMBER 6, 2022, SUNDAY - 09.00

Early registration: December 14, 2021 – January 3, 2022: 50 Euro

2. Registration Period: January 4 – July 31  2022:  60 Euro

3. Registration Period: August 1 – September 15  2022: 70 Euro

4. Registration Period: September 16  – October 17  2022: 90 Euro

 

KIT DISTRIBUTION

Race kit distribution will take place on November 3-4-5th at Dr. Mimar Kadir Topbaş Gösteri ve Sanat Merkezi

3th November: 10:00-19:00
4th November: 10:00-19:00
5th  November: 10:00-18:00

CANCELLATION OF REGISTRATION

Since our service processes start from the moment you register, there will be no cancellation, postponement or refund.

Even if you do not participate, you can receive your race package from the distribution point.

CATEGORY CHANGE

Categories can be changed until October 1, 2022. However, it is not possible to cancel, postpone or transfer the race right.

 

On 6th November morning, you can access to the start point by using all the public transportation vehicles of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality for free by showing your BIB number.

You may see below the details, for other free transportation services.

SULTANAHMET – EMİNÖNÜ – BEYLERBEYİ – TRANSPORTATION TO START POINT

*Tram line can be used as from 06.00 o’clock.

*Our staff in Sultanahmet and Eminönü Pier will support you in using the tram, walking path and tram exit.

TAKSİM – KABATAŞ – BEYLERBEYİ – TRANSPORTATION TO START POINT

*Funicular line can be used as from 06.00 o’clock.

* Our staff in Taksim and Kabataş Pier will support you in the use of the funicular, the walking path and the exit of the funicular.

Click Here for the Walking Route after Eminönü and Kabataş Ferry Services

ÜSKÜDAR – BEYLERBEYİ –  TRANSPORTATION TO START POINT

  • There will be free ring services from Üsküdar Marmaray Station to Beylerbeyi between 07:00 and 08:00.

Athletes who want use Üsküdar ring services,

  • They can come to Yenikapı by Metro from Taksim, and from Yenikapı to Üsküdar by Marmaray, and they can use our ring services in Üsküdar.
  • They can get off at Sirkeci station after one stop from Sultanahmet by using the tram, and pass to Üsküdar by Marmaray and use our ring services in Üsküdar.
  • Ring services are free and Marmaray is a chargeable transportation.

Click here for the walking route after Üsküdar free ring services

!! We kindly ask you to respect the hours.

!! As in previous years, vehicles which carry  the athletes will NOT be used from Taksim and Sultanahmet to the start point on the race day.

The participant must be 18 years old or over as of 6 November 2022.

42K RACE COURSE

 42K TRACK

The race starts approximately 250 meters before the toll booths in front of the 15 July Martyrs Bridge bus stop. After crossing the bridge, the track goes down to the coastal road by following the Beşiktaş turnoff and Barbaros Boulevard. Afterward, it enters the Galata Bridge by following the road to Dolmabahçe Street, İnönü Stadium, Dolmabahçe Palace, Mebusan Street, Fındıklı, Tophane, Kemeraltı Street, Salı Pazarı, Karaköy.

The course, which turns in Sirkeci direction after Galata Bridge, follows the coastal road to Sirkeci, Kennedy Caddesi, Cankurtaran, Kumkapı, Yenikapı, Yedikule, Zeytinburnu, Bakırköy, Rauf Orbay Street, and finally to the Air Force Academy vehicle evacuation gate. Then, the course, which turns from here and follows the same coastal road, enters from the lower gate of Sirkeci Gülhane Park. After passing through Gülhane Park, it leads to Sultanahmet Square via the Tramway Road and the race ends at the “At Meydanı (Hippodrome)” between the entrance gate of the Blue Mosque and the Obelisk, the meeting and sports center of the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires.

START and FINISH POINTS

Start: In front of the 15 July Martyrs
Bridge Metrobus Station
42K Finish: The Blue Mosque Square

IMPORTANT POINTS and
HISTORICAL PLACES

  • 1K the 15 July Martyrs Bridge
  • 5K The Naval Museum
  • 6K Dolmabahçe Palace, Dolmabahçe Mosque
  • 7K Fındıklı Mosque
  • 9K Galata Bridge
  • 10K Yeni Camii (New Mosque), Egyptian Bazaar, Sirkeci Railway Station
  • 11K Sepetçiler Pavilion, Topkapı Palace
  • 12K Ahırkapı Fog Horn and Lighthouse
  • 13K Little Hagia Sophia Mosque (Church of the Saint Sergius and Bacchus)
  • 27K Baruthane (The Gunpowder Factory)
  • 28K Air Force Academy
  • 40K Gulhane
  • 42K The Blue Mosque

On the left side of the 42K and 15K start points, there will be vehicles
for items that will deliver the items of the athletes to the finish point. All
athletes will deliver the bags given to them during the kit distribution to the
relevant vehicle according to their bib numbers and receive them at the
finish point by showing their bib numbers.

Departure time of 42K Safekeeping Items vehicles: 09.00

Departure time of 15K Safekeeping Items vehicles: 09.15

Each vehicle will pick up bags within certain bib number ranges. You
can deliver your bag to the relevant vehicle according to your bib number.

The athletes who will give their bags to the Safekeeping Items vehicles
must put the bag number given by the organization on the front compartment of
their bags.

The bags must be delivered to the Safekeeping Items vehicles before the
deadline. Bags not delivered until this time will not be accepted.

Participants should not keep valuables, money, phones, wallets, etc. in
the bags they will give to the safekeping items buses. In case of loss of the
bags, the organization and its officials and employees will not be responsible.

If the bag is left in a place or vehicle other than the Safekeeping
Items Tents/Buses, the bag may not be accessed. In such a case, the
organization and its officials will not be held responsible in any way.

There will be lines coloured on the route in order to follow during running and it is the same colour as your bib number.

Athletes who finish under 6 hours and 20 minutes in the marathon (42K) and under 2 hours and 15 minutes in the 15K will be presented their medals at the end of the race.

42K (Maraton)
1K 00:10 09:10
5K 00:45  09.45
10K 01:32 10.32
15K 02:18 11.18
20K 03:04 12.04
25K 03:50 12.50
30K 04:36 13.36
35K 05:22 14.22
40K 06:08 15:08
42K 06:20 15:20

15K
1K 00:10 09.25
5K 00:45 10.10
10K 01:32 10.47
15K 02:18 11.33

Race time limit For 42K 6 hours 20 min.

Race time limit For 15K 2 hours 15 min

Athletes who can’t keep up with the above timing can continue running from the pavement. The points on the track will be opened to traffic gradually. Those who complete the race are not classified and do not qualify for medals.

The time limit for the marathon is 6 hours and 20 minutes. The points on the course will be opened to traffic gradually. Runners who have not yet completed the course may continue the run on the pavement. Athletes who finish the course after 6 hours 20 minutes will not be classified, and they cannot claim medal or certificate.

All participants who register for the race will receive an electronic timing transponder (chip) at the Marathon Expo. 

Please do not forget to tie the chip on your shoe before the race. The time of any participant running without a chip cannot be measured.

We strongly urge you not to exchange your chip with other runners because your chip is identified by your credentials.

After you finish the race, please do not cross the finish line a second time or re-enter any part of the route.

According to the bib numbers given to you, you can enter the start area from the pace gates indicated. For Example, an athlete whose bib number indicates that s/he will enter through gate “A” will not be allowed to enter the race area through gate “B”.

There will be water stations on the race course at 5th 10th  15th 20th 25th 30th 35th and 40th km. Public and portable toilets will be available at various points along the race course. The toilet points will be indicated by the directions along the race course for easy access of the runners.

  1. Time measurement service
  2. Race Kit (number bib and electronic chip)
  3. Athlete’s bag
  4. T-shirt
  5. Medal
  6. Certificate
  7. Water and snack stations on the track
  8. Food package after the race
  9. Photo service

The ranking of the elite athletes will be made according to the gun times.

All age groups and other awards will be based on the transponder times. It does not matter how far you are behind the start line, your Race Time begins at the moment you pass through the timing mat on the start line.

N Kolay Istanbul Marathon is a running organization. It is not allowed to participate in the race with any vehicle other than those permitted and with any kind of animals.

Participants are required to come to the organization in appropriate sportswear.

It is strictly forbidden for all runners registered in any category of the N Kolay Istanbul Marathon to bring or display any visuals representing any brand, association, organization, formation, etc., other than the visuals such as t-shirts, balloons, flags, etc. distributed as gifts by the sponsor companies. Legal action will be initiated against individuals and institutions whose such behavior is detected.

A sufficient number of ambulances will be on duty throughout the track.

All health measures will be taken at the start and finish areas.

Be sure to be examined before the race. People with respiratory and heart diseases should not participate in the race. You should participate in the race in a rested state with enough sleep. Have breakfast early on the morning of the race and avoid alcoholic and acidic drinks.

Always wear your sneakers with socks. Applying cream on your toes will prevent wounds that may occur after the race. In case of a health problem during the race, leave the race and ask for help from the paramedics.

Participants who have completed the registration process are deemed to have read and approved all the rules of N Kolay Istanbul Marathon.

All information regarding the organization is subject to change (e.g: route, date, fairgrounds, etc.). Please revisit our website in the days close to the race for information regarding any changes.

Only those with a chest number will be admitted to the race area. For family participants, each family member must register separately.

Early registration: December 14, 2021 – January 3, 2022: 50 Euro

2. Registration Period: January 4 – July 31  2022:  60 Euro

3. Registration Period: August 1 – September 15  2022: 70 Euro

4. Registration Period: September 16  – October 17  2022: 90 Euro

 

KIT DISTRIBUTION

Race kit distribution will take place on November 3-4-5th at Dr. Mimar Kadir Topbaş Gösteri ve Sanat Merkezi

3th November: 10:00-19:00
4th November: 10:00-19:00
5th  November: 10:00-18:00

CANCELLATION OF REGISTRATION

Since our service processes start from the moment you register, there will be no cancellation, postponement or refund.

Even if you do not participate, you can receive your race package from the distribution point.

CATEGORY CHANGE

Categories can be changed until October 1, 2022. However, it is not possible to cancel, postpone or transfer the race right.

 

On 6th November morning, you can access to the start point by using all the public transportation vehicles of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality for free by showing your BIB number.

You may see below the details, for other free transportation services.

SULTANAHMET – EMİNÖNÜ – BEYLERBEYİ – TRANSPORTATION TO START POINT

*Tram line can be used as from 06.00 o’clock.

*Our staff in Sultanahmet and Eminönü Pier will support you in using the tram, walking path and tram exit.

TAKSİM – KABATAŞ – BEYLERBEYİ – TRANSPORTATION TO START POINT

*Funicular line can be used as from 06.00 o’clock.

* Our staff in Taksim and Kabataş Pier will support you in the use of the funicular, the walking path and the exit of the funicular.

Click Here for the Walking Route after Eminönü and Kabataş Ferry Services

ÜSKÜDAR – BEYLERBEYİ –  TRANSPORTATION TO START POINT

  • There will be free ring services from Üsküdar Marmaray Station to Beylerbeyi between 07:00 and 08:00.

Athletes who want use Üsküdar ring services,

  • They can come to Yenikapı by Metro from Taksim, and from Yenikapı to Üsküdar by Marmaray, and they can use our ring services in Üsküdar.
  • They can get off at Sirkeci station after one stop from Sultanahmet by using the tram, and pass to Üsküdar by Marmaray and use our ring services in Üsküdar.
  • Ring services are free and Marmaray is a chargeable transportation.

Click here for the walking route after Üsküdar free ring services

!! We kindly ask you to respect the hours.

!! As in previous years, vehicles which carry  the athletes will NOT be used from Taksim and Sultanahmet to the start point on the race day.

The participant must be 18 years old or over as of 6 November 2022.

42K RACE COURSE

 42K TRACK

The race starts approximately 250 meters before the toll booths in front of the 15 July Martyrs Bridge bus stop. After crossing the bridge, the track goes down to the coastal road by following the Beşiktaş turnoff and Barbaros Boulevard. Afterward, it enters the Galata Bridge by following the road to Dolmabahçe Street, İnönü Stadium, Dolmabahçe Palace, Mebusan Street, Fındıklı, Tophane, Kemeraltı Street, Salı Pazarı, Karaköy.

The course, which turns in Sirkeci direction after Galata Bridge, follows the coastal road to Sirkeci, Kennedy Caddesi, Cankurtaran, Kumkapı, Yenikapı, Yedikule, Zeytinburnu, Bakırköy, Rauf Orbay Street, and finally to the Air Force Academy vehicle evacuation gate. Then, the course, which turns from here and follows the same coastal road, enters from the lower gate of Sirkeci Gülhane Park. After passing through Gülhane Park, it leads to Sultanahmet Square via the Tramway Road and the race ends at the “At Meydanı (Hippodrome)” between the entrance gate of the Blue Mosque and the Obelisk, the meeting and sports center of the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires.

START and FINISH POINTS

Start: In front of the 15 July Martyrs
Bridge Metrobus Station
42K Finish: The Blue Mosque Square

IMPORTANT POINTS and
HISTORICAL PLACES

  • 1K the 15 July Martyrs Bridge
  • 5K The Naval Museum
  • 6K Dolmabahçe Palace, Dolmabahçe Mosque
  • 7K Fındıklı Mosque
  • 9K Galata Bridge
  • 10K Yeni Camii (New Mosque), Egyptian Bazaar, Sirkeci Railway Station
  • 11K Sepetçiler Pavilion, Topkapı Palace
  • 12K Ahırkapı Fog Horn and Lighthouse
  • 13K Little Hagia Sophia Mosque (Church of the Saint Sergius and Bacchus)
  • 27K Baruthane (The Gunpowder Factory)
  • 28K Air Force Academy
  • 40K Gulhane
  • 42K The Blue Mosque

On the left side of the 42K and 15K start points, there will be vehicles
for items that will deliver the items of the athletes to the finish point. All
athletes will deliver the bags given to them during the kit distribution to the
relevant vehicle according to their bib numbers and receive them at the
finish point by showing their bib numbers.

Departure time of 42K Safekeeping Items vehicles: 09.00

Departure time of 15K Safekeeping Items vehicles: 09.15

Each vehicle will pick up bags within certain bib number ranges. You
can deliver your bag to the relevant vehicle according to your bib number.

The athletes who will give their bags to the Safekeeping Items vehicles
must put the bag number given by the organization on the front compartment of
their bags.

The bags must be delivered to the Safekeeping Items vehicles before the
deadline. Bags not delivered until this time will not be accepted.

Participants should not keep valuables, money, phones, wallets, etc. in
the bags they will give to the safekeping items buses. In case of loss of the
bags, the organization and its officials and employees will not be responsible.

If the bag is left in a place or vehicle other than the Safekeeping
Items Tents/Buses, the bag may not be accessed. In such a case, the
organization and its officials will not be held responsible in any way.

There will be lines coloured on the route in order to follow during running and it is the same colour as your bib number.

Athletes who finish under 6 hours and 20 minutes in the marathon (42K) and under 2 hours and 15 minutes in the 15K will be presented their medals at the end of the race.

42K (Maraton)
1K 00:10 09:10
5K 00:45  09.45
10K 01:32 10.32
15K 02:18 11.18
20K 03:04 12.04
25K 03:50 12.50
30K 04:36 13.36
35K 05:22 14.22
40K 06:08 15:08
42K 06:20 15:20

15K
1K 00:10 09.25
5K 00:45 10.10
10K 01:32 10.47
15K 02:18 11.33

Race time limit For 42K 6 hours 20 min.

Race time limit For 15K 2 hours 15 min

Athletes who can’t keep up with the above timing can continue running from the pavement. The points on the track will be opened to traffic gradually. Those who complete the race are not classified and do not qualify for medals.

The time limit for the marathon is 6 hours and 20 minutes. The points on the course will be opened to traffic gradually. Runners who have not yet completed the course may continue the run on the pavement. Athletes who finish the course after 6 hours 20 minutes will not be classified, and they cannot claim medal or certificate.

All participants who register for the race will receive an electronic timing transponder (chip) at the Marathon Expo. 

Please do not forget to tie the chip on your shoe before the race. The time of any participant running without a chip cannot be measured.

We strongly urge you not to exchange your chip with other runners because your chip is identified by your credentials.

After you finish the race, please do not cross the finish line a second time or re-enter any part of the route.

According to the bib numbers given to you, you can enter the start area from the pace gates indicated. For Example, an athlete whose bib number indicates that s/he will enter through gate “A” will not be allowed to enter the race area through gate “B”.

There will be water stations on the race course at 5th 10th  15th 20th 25th 30th 35th and 40th km. Public and portable toilets will be available at various points along the race course. The toilet points will be indicated by the directions along the race course for easy access of the runners.

  1. Time measurement service
  2. Race Kit (number bib and electronic chip)
  3. Athlete’s bag
  4. T-shirt
  5. Medal
  6. Certificate
  7. Water and snack stations on the track
  8. Food package after the race
  9. Photo service

The ranking of the elite athletes will be made according to the gun times.

All age groups and other awards will be based on the transponder times. It does not matter how far you are behind the start line, your Race Time begins at the moment you pass through the timing mat on the start line.

N Kolay Istanbul Marathon is a running organization. It is not allowed to participate in the race with any vehicle other than those permitted and with any kind of animals.

Participants are required to come to the organization in appropriate sportswear.

It is strictly forbidden for all runners registered in any category of the N Kolay Istanbul Marathon to bring or display any visuals representing any brand, association, organization, formation, etc., other than the visuals such as t-shirts, balloons, flags, etc. distributed as gifts by the sponsor companies. Legal action will be initiated against individuals and institutions whose such behavior is detected.

A sufficient number of ambulances will be on duty throughout the track.

All health measures will be taken at the start and finish areas.

Be sure to be examined before the race. People with respiratory and heart diseases should not participate in the race. You should participate in the race in a rested state with enough sleep. Have breakfast early on the morning of the race and avoid alcoholic and acidic drinks.

Always wear your sneakers with socks. Applying cream on your toes will prevent wounds that may occur after the race. In case of a health problem during the race, leave the race and ask for help from the paramedics.

Participants who have completed the registration process are deemed to have read and approved all the rules of N Kolay Istanbul Marathon.

All information regarding the organization is subject to change (e.g: route, date, fairgrounds, etc.). Please revisit our website in the days close to the race for information regarding any changes.

Only those with a chest number will be admitted to the race area. For family participants, each family member must register separately.