• April 25th, 2018

    528 Guests For Carettas

    Dalyan Open Water Swimming Race will be held on 29 April. A total of 528 swimmers will participate in the event, promoted as “Swimming with the Caretta Carettas”.

    The entries for the Dalyan Open Water Swimming Race were closed on 30 March, and 528 swimmers were qualified to take part. The event is scheduled to start on Sunday morning, 29 April, from the İztuzu Beach where the Caretta Caretta sea turtles go ashore to lay their eggs. The participants will make a turn around Delikada, the island across the beach, and swim back to where they started.

    In the race organized in 12 age categories, Hüseyin Levent Aksüt, who has turned 88 last month, will be the oldest participant. The youngest of the entrants is Ceyda Şevval Çelenli who will be 14 next July.

    Dalyan Open Water Swimming Race is staged by Dalyan İztuzu Tourism and Introduction Foundation, and the timing services are provided by Depar Timing.

  • April 24th, 2018

    “Everyone Is Running To Bodrum”

    5th Global Run Bodrum is set to be run on 29 April. Entries for the 5km and 10km events are processed online until 27 April.

    Organized at Bodrum Cruise Port by Global Yatırım Holding, the operator of the port, the Global Run summons the road runners to Bodrum under the slogan “Everyone Is Running To Bodrum”. Registration is possible via the official website of the event at

    Bib numbers and transponders for the event, where the timing services will be provided by Depar Timing, are to be distributed on Saturday, 28 April. The organisers offer the participants a boat trip, pasta party and a pop music concert on the same day. 5km and 10km races are scheduled to 9:00 on Sunday, 29 April, starting from the Bodrum Cruise Port, and will be followed by the Tiny Steps, a 500m race for kids in four different age groups at 10:45.

  • April 17th, 2018

    Ekiden Time For Toyota

    The sixteenth edition of the traditional ekiden race, organised by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey, will be held on 22 April.

    The relay competition, open to Toyota staff, employees of its subsidiary industry partners, and their families, is staged on the 950-meter running course at the company’s Sakarya Facilities. Timing services for the event where no less than 138 teams competed last year is provided by Depar Timing.

    The word ekiden comes from the combination of the Japanese characters for “station” and “transmit”. Team members pass the “tasuki”, which is the sash that each runner wears over one shoulder and under the other arm, to each other at a transition zone. Although ekiden races are not very popular outside of Japan, Toyota carries on the tradition in Turkey since 2003.

  • April 3rd, 2018

    5-Star City Run Scheduled For 15 April

    International Osmangazi Historical City Run, granted “five stars” by European Athletics this year, will held on Sunday, 15 April.

    The major road running event of Bursa has been promoted to the top category in the road race evaluation of European Athletics in its thirteenth year. The event, with a concept that few races offer in the world, incorporates a 15km run with prize money for the podium for overall finishers as well as master age groups, and a public run over 4 kilometres.

    To register with the 13th International Bursa Osmangazi Historical City Run, a form must be filled out at Timing services in the event will be provided by Depar Timing.

  • March 29th, 2018

    Registrations Open For Bozcaada

    New Balance Half Marathon and 10km Run is set to take place on 12 May. Online registration is now possible via the event website.

    The eighth edition of the event incorporates a Kids Marathon as well as the half marathon and the 10km race. This year’s programme begins with the Kids Marathon at 18:30 on Friday, 11 May. The half marathon is scheduled to 09:30 on Saturday, 12 May, and will be followed by the 10km at 10:00. The start and finish areas of the races are located in Cumhuriyet Meydanı.

    New Balance Half Marathon and 10km Run process the entries online at The website offers event-related information along with the transportation facilities and a “runner-friendly hotels” list.