30 April 2023
On April 30, 2023, we will meet at N Kolay 18th Istanbul Half Marathon!
The racecourse meant to break records!
What happened in N Kolay 17. Istanbul Half Marathon?
🏃Rodgers Kwemoi, the champion in the Men’s General Classification, broke the Historical Peninsula course record with 59:15!
🏃♀️Hellen Obiri, the champion in the Women’s General Classification, broke her own record with 1:04:48 in Istanbul!
🏃N Kolay 17. Istanbul Half Marathon set a new record with 3,465 finishers in the 21K category!
What Happened in N Kolay 16th Istanbul Half Marathon?
🏃♀️In the women’s race, Kenyan athlete Ruth Chepngetich broke the world record with a time of 1:04:02 and finished the Women’s Category General Classification in the first rank. Ethiopian Yalemzerf Yehualaw came second with 1:04:40, while Kenyan Helen Obiri was third with 1:04:51.
🏃In the Men’s Category General Classification, Kenyan athlete Kibiwott Kandie broke the N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon racecourse record, finishing the race in 59:35.
🏃♀️The half marathon, which was successfully run under pandemic measures in 2020 and 2021, set an example for the world athletics community in a period when the races stopped and instilled confidence in its participants.
We would like to thank all the participants who came from all over our country and the world and ran together on the Historic Peninsula Racecourse!