We met on April 28, 2024 for the Türkiye İş Bankası 19th Istanbul Half Marathon. It was a great race with record participation.

On April 30, 2023, we met at 18th Istanbul Half Marathon and had a unique race with record participation! 

It’s very important for us to provide you with a better half marathon and race course experience. Therefore, we work excitedly every year and make some improvements. This year, in the registration process for the 19th İstanbul Half Marathon, there are som criteria for 21K to consider.

The 18th of the Istanbul Half Marathon, which was first organized in 1987 and then suspended between 1994-2009 and 2011-2013, was organized this year!

The 18th Istanbul Half Marathon, which hosted the most crowded run in its history with record participation, took place on April 30th with great enthusiasm!

Let’s take a look at what we experienced in the 18th Istanbul Half Marathon, where we witnessed exciting moments on the Historic Peninsula course accompanied by the unique beauty of Istanbul!

The race course meant to break records!

What happened at 17. Istanbul Half Marathon?

🏃Rodgers Kwemoi, the champion in the Men’s General Classification, broke the Historical Peninsula race 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!

🏃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 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!


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