Event Information


Event Information


Date: Sunday, November 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m. start


Events: Marathon, 15K and 8K


Course:  The starting area is about 300 meters from the Bosphorus Bridge which links Asia to Europe. The race will be finished in front of the Sultanahmet Mosque in Sultanahmet Square. The 15K finishes along the Bosphorus and is a 15 minute walk back to the hotels. Transportation is provide by Marathon Tours to the Asian side for the start.


Weather: Average temperatures range between 50F-65F.

Approximate Entry Fees:
The entry fee for the Marathon;
- 55 TRY (about $33 USD) January 1 to July 31
- 65 TRY (about $39 USD) The entry fee for the Marathon;
- 105 TRY  (about $63 USD) from September 1 to September 30
Time Limit: Timing is provided by Championchip and is limited to 5 1/2 hours on the event web site. Runners slower than 5 1/2 hours can still had a trafiic-free course in 2013. 

Awards: Every runner receives a medal and commemorative T-shirt.