May 4th, 2019
Race Number 400
Timing team at the swimming event in Marmaris on 4 May marked a milestone for Depar Timing. The company hit the 400-race mark.
Founded as the electronic timing department of Depar Trading, consultant and high quality equipment provider in a wide range of sports since 1987, Depar Timing carried out the very first transponder timing in Turkey at the Eurasia Marathon in November 2006. Depar Timing shortly became a reliable partner for the organisers, and timed various running, swimming, cycling, triathlon, Ironman and classic car races both in Turkey and abroad ever since. The number of the events that Depar Timing contributed to the success have reached 400 at the International Aquamasters Open Water Swimming Half Marathon on Saturday, 4th of May 2019.
Depar Timing will be providing timing and side services in numerous national and international races in the rest of this year.
May 1st, 2019
A Race With No Finish Line
Wings For Life World Run, providing funds for spinal cord research, will be held in 12 countries including İzmir/Turkey on 5 May.The event with the motto “Run For Those Who Can’t” is organized by the non-profit Wings For Life Foundation, and the full revenue raised by the registration fees is transferred to scientific spinal cord researches. While the race starts simultaneously in 12 countries, it is also possible to participate virtually by a smart phone application developed for the purpose. Detailed information can be reached at www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com.
Wings For Life World Run has no finish line. In each of the cities the event is held, the competitors who are caught by a car are considered to have finished the race. The Catcher Car gives the runners a 30-minute head start, then takes off. The last runner to be caught by the Catcher Car in İzmir becomes the Turkish winner, the last participant remaining in all cities is crowned the world champion. Last year, the global winner was Aron Anderson of Sweden who covered 89,85 kilometres in Sunrise, Florida before he was caught by the car. Murat Kaya with 62,01 kilometres was the winner in İzmir.
Timing services of Wings For Life World Run in İzmir is provided by Depar Timing in cooperation with the German company Datacapo.
April 29th, 2019
Swimming Festival Set To Begin
Swimmers will once again meet in Marmaris. International Arena Aquamasters Swimming Championships will be held on 1-5 May.
Turkey’s largest swimming festival will begin with the International Aquamasters Short Course Swimming Championship on Wednesday, 1st of May. The 3-day event will be followed by the International Aquamasters Open Water Half Marathon over a distance of 5km and the Setur Marinas 4x500m Relay Meet scheduled to 4 May. The programme will end with the traditional International Aquamasters Martı Hotels Open Water Swimming Championship of 1.5km, and the International Aquamasters Open Water Championship of 3km, consecutively on Sunday, 5 May.
The open water meets as well as the relay race at the 10th International Arena Aquamasters Swimming Championships will be timed by Depar Timing. Detailed information on the races can be reached at the official website of the event at www.aquamasters.org.
April 24th, 2019
A Busy Sunday For Depar Timing
Depar Timing teams will officiate at one swimming and two running events in Bodrum, Ortaca and Çorum on Sunday, 28 April.
Incorporating a large number of timers and a wide range of equipment, Depar Timing will once again serve three different events on the same day and at the same times. On Sunday, 28th of April, two teams will split into Bodrum and Ortaca, two well-known districts of Muğla, to provide the timing services at the Global Run Bodrum Half Marathon (globalrunbodrum.com) and Dalyan Open Water Swimming Race (carettalarlayuzuyoruz.com). A third team will be in charge for the Hittite Run (hititkosulari.org) in Çorum.
Timing various running, swimming, biking, triathlon and classical automobile races both within Turkey and abroad throughout the year, Depar Timing offers reliable timing solutions in all events according to their requirements with the various systems in its portfolio.
April 21th, 2019
Bozcaada Awaiting 18th of May
Adidas Bozcaada Half Marathon will be held on Saturday, 18 May. The event on the Aegean island will include a 10km run as well.
The third largest island of Turkey is set to host the Half Marathon title-sponsored by Adidas, one of the biggest sportwear manufacturers in the world. The runners are offered an enjoyable run on one of the 21km or 10km race courses of great natural beauty. The organisers also announced that a tree for each participant will be planted on the island.
Registration for the Adidas Bozcaada Half Marathon is processed at the website at bozcaadayarimaratonu.com. There will be age group categories up to over 65 in women and over 75 in men’s division. Timing services in the race will be provided by Depar Timing.