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Istanbul Marathon

Istanbul Marathon is a great city race in Turkey. Explore all race facts below and sign up for a free runner analysis.

Istanbul Marathon was held for the first time in 1979 and takes place every year in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey located in the northwest of the country. Istanbul Marathon is the only marathon in the world, where you will pass 2 continents (Asia and Europe) in the same marathon.

The route starts on the Asian side and ends on the European side, and takes the participants on a beautiful trip through the history in one of the oldest settlements in the world.

The route is relatively flat and without traffic in 5 hours and 30 minutes. The maximum numbers of participants are 5.000 runners.

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Race name:

Istanbul Marathon - Vodafone Istanbul Maratonu

Where is the race held?

Istanbul Marathon is held in Istanbul - Turkey - Europe. Lattitude N40.58.00
Longitude E29.04.59. 40 meters above sea level. Read more about the place: Istanbul Travelguide

How is the climate?

Istanbul in November - Percipitation: 29mm spread out over 11 days. Humidity: 80%. Temperatures:
Temperatures min avg max
Celcius 9 15 12
Fahrenheit 48 59 53

What distances / races are available?

Marathon - 15 km, 8 km, 8 km fun run

What is the time limit?

The marathon has a 05:30 time limit

Where can I register, contact the organizers or read more?

Where can I get help for my preparation?

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