21 km 97,5 m long no-altitude Historical Peninsula race course of İstanbul Half Marathon enables runners attending the race to do their personal best!
8 Thousands Years at 21 km!
A unique experience is waiting for you in the Historical Peninsula, which hosted the world’s oldest civilizations for thousands of years along the race course!
The Historical Peninsula Race Course
It is perfect for 21K run… This race course, which has no altitude difference, offers athletes a unique opportunity to achieve their best. However, this is not the only feature that makes this race course unique: The Historical Peninsula race course, surrounded on one side with the view of the Marmara Sea, the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn, and on the other side with a historical texture dating back to 8,000 years, gives runners no choice but to enjoy the race.
Race Course Information
The starting point of the Istanbul Half Marathon Race Course is the LANGA bus stop in front of the Yenikapı rally area in FATIH District. The race, which starts from here, will pass the Galata Bridge along the coastal road, Kennedy Street, Kumkapı, Cankurtaran, Catladıkapı, Sarayburnu, Sirkeci lights, Eminonu and Karakoy direction. The race making a “U” turn from the lights at the end of the bridge will be run from Eminonu, Unkapanı, Cibali, Abdulezelpasa Caddesi, Ayvansaray, Halic Bridge to Yenikapı using the same coastal road in the opposite direction by making a “U” turn from the FATIH District border and will end at the starting point.