Do you love this city? We, too! That’s why we want to make Istanbul a more lovable place with sports events for everyone. Like everything else, Istanbul gets more beautiful when loved.

We need your support in the half marathon to be run in the Historic Peninsula of this city to which we dedicate our hearts.

Click the button below, fill out the form and become a Sports Istanbul volunteer! Run for support for the Half Marathon!


Istanbul Half Marathon is one of the best 3 racecourses in Europe!

According to the criteria set by the International Association of Athletics Federations, in 2023, only 9 half marathons in the world and only 3 half marathons in Europe will be run in the Gold Label category. The Istanbul Half Marathon, which deserves to be in this important category, is shown among the top 3 racecourses in Europe with its unique Historical Peninsula track!

We are proud to be included in the Gold Label category by following the criteria set for road running by the international organization International Association of Athletics Federations!