• March 19th, 2018

    East Mediterranean Cycling Project

    Tour of Cartier welcomes international cyclists in Alanya on 22-25 March. The multi-stage event will be timed by Depar Timing.

    “Tour of Cartier - East Mediterranean Cycling Project” is one of the European Tour road races on the UCI (International Cycling Union) calendar. The event will start with the time trial on Thursday, 22 March, and will be followed by the stages of 109.75km, 174.79km ve 112.3km in the next three days. The race is expected to see 119 cyclers representing 17 teams from 12 countries.

    The expert team of Depar Timing, in charge of timing the Tour of Cartier, will operate the ProChip system which is an ideal solution for cycling events.

  • March 13th, 2018

    Swimming With The Caretta Carettas

    The annual Dalyan Open Water Swimming Race will be held on Sunday, 29 April. The deadline for race application is 30th of March.

    The event, promoted as “Swimming with the Caretta Carettas”, appeals to a wide range of swimmers from the age of 14 to over 70, owing to its theme and distance. The 3.5km race starts at the İztuzu Beach, an area where the Caretta Caretta sea turtles go ashore to lay their eggs. The participants make a turn around Delikada, the island across the beach, and swim back to where they started.

    As of mid-March, more than five hundred swimmers have already registered with the race. The pre-registration is only possible by filling out a form at, the official website of the event, prepared by the organizer Dalyan İztuzu Tourism and Introduction Foundation. Final entries will be processed if the registrant sends the required documents to the organizer by 17:00 on Friday, 30 March.

    Timing services at the Dalyan Open Water Swimming Race, organized in 12 age categories, will be provided by Depar Timing.

  • March 10th, 2018

    Final Days To Register For Tarsus

    Entries for Tarsus Half Marathon will close on 20 March. The event, back on the calendar after a 2-year break, is scheduled to 25 March.

    Offering a fast course and a very successful organisation, Tarsus Half Marathon had been one of the prestigious road races in Turkey from 2004 to 2015. The event resumes this year with the generosity and efforts of Mersin Metropolitan Municipality and Tarsus Municipality. The overall winner of the race will pocket USD 3,000 while master athletes will be eligible for separate prize money. The event incorporates a public run at a distance of 5km.

    Registration is possible via the official website of the event at until 17:00 on Tuesday, 20 March. Timing services in Tarsus will be provided by Depar Timing.

  • March 8th, 2018

    It’s Side’s Turn

    Side is set to host the cyclists. Grand Prix Side, to be held on Sunday, 11 March, will be run over one stage of 185 kilometers.

    Following the two successful events staged in Alanya and Antalya in February, the Mediterranean tour continues in Side. The race, ranked “1.2 One-Day Road Race” by UCI (International Cycling Union), expects more than one hundred elite international participants.

    Depar Timing will be providing the timing services in Side where its timers will operate the ProChip system with the active timing chips that are 1/1000 of a second accurate. Depar Timing possesses various timing systems, and utilises the one that would best fit the needs of each event.

  • February 27th, 2018

    28 February, The Deadline for Runatolia

    The online entry system of Runatolia Marathon will close on 28 February. The major road running event in Antalya, to be timed by Depar Timing, will be held on Sunday, 4 March.

    First staged on 19 March 2006, the Marathon contributes to the winter tourism in Turkey ever since, even though the organiser and the name of the event changed within the years. The event features a sports festival over the weekend with a series of activities and entertainments in addition to its athletic attributions.

    The ancillary activities will start on Saturday, 3 March with the Bambini Run - a 200 meters race for kids, the High Heels Run for women, and the 4km Terracity Run for those who wish to compete over a shorter distance. The traditional Pasta Party will take place at the Terracity Shopping Center from 12:00 to 21:00. The organisation comes to the end with the marathon, half marathon and 10km run on Sunday.

    A total of 8 thousand participants is expected in Antalya this year. The Corporate Challenge, incorporated in the 10km race, attracted more than 70 companies. Depar Timing Team will provide the timing services for the events on 4 March as well as the High Heels Run on Saturday, limited to 100 women who will be competing in 7cm high heels.

    Runatolia Marathon entries are processed via the official website of the event at The system will remain open until midnight, 28 February.