• December 9th, 2019

    Last Entries for Gazi Half Marathon

    Gazi Half Marathon, scheduled to 22 December, is likely to reach its quota of 1,000 participants before the entry closing date.

    Following the Liberation Run at a distance of 10km in 2017 and the very successful inaugural edition of the half marathon last year, Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality is set to host the road runners at the 2nd Gazi Half Marathon on Sunday, 22 December. The registration for the event had been announced to remain open until 18 December at, however, the number of the confirmed entries is already close to the participation limit, which is one thousand, and the registration might be closed earlier if this pre-determined quota is reached. A 5km public run is incorporated in the programme of the day.

    The total prize money of 35,000 Turkish Liras offered for the overall classification in its first year is now generously raised to 110,000 Turkish Liras by Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality. Master men up to over 70 years of age and master women up to over 65 will also pocket prize money. Cash awards are on stake only for the Turkish citizens at the Gazi Half Marathon.

  • October 26th, 2019

    Iron Men Head Back To Belek

    Belek, the popular tourist destination in Antalya, will once again host the IRONMAN 70.3. The event is on the 3rd of November.

    Following a successful edition last year, IRONMAN 70.3 Turkey entrusted Depar Timing with timing and classification also this year. A multi-national expert Depar Timing team will be in charge in Belek for the swim/bike/run event with great importance, offering 40 qualifying slots for the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupo, New Zealand next year

    The "70.3" in the name of the event refers to the total distance in miles (113.0 km) covered in the race, consisting of a 1.2-mile (1.9 km) swim, a 56-mile (90 km) bike ride, and a 13.1-mile (21.1 km) run.

  • October 22th, 2019

    Back To Dudullu on 29 October

    Dudullu Organized Industrial Zone will host the third edition of the 8km Atatürk Run on 29 October, the Republic Day of Turkey.

    The first running event staged within an organized industrial zone in Turkey is set to welcome the road runners once again on Tuesday, 29th of October. A Kids Run of 200m will kick off the program at 14:15, and a second Kids Run at a distance of 500m will follow at 14:30. The start time of the 8km Atatürk Run is 15:00. The event will conclude with the Victory Ceremony and the Closing Party .

    The “Organized Industrial Zone” is a system that offers easier and more competitive production for medium and small size operations that cooperatively manufacture products, by utilizing common substructure facilities on a well-planned site. The 8km race in Dudullu is run on the asphalt surface free of motorised traffic within the borders of the Organized Industrial Zone.

    The finishing times and the classification in the race will be provided by Depar Timing. The event information is available at

  • October 18th, 2019

    8 Events in 4 Days

    11th International Arena Aquamasters Swimming Championships will host eight different events in Bodrum on 26-29 October.

    Title-sponsored by the world leading water sports brand Arena and supported by the brand’s Turkish distributor Sportive, International Arena Aquamasters Swimming Championships is a part of the collaboration between Turkish Swimming Federation and Sportive Inc. The most comprehensive swimming event of the Mediterranean region will gather swimmers for 11th time, with Depar Timing providing the timing services once again. The races will start on Saturday, 26th of October and finish on Tuesday, 29 October, the Republic Day of Turkey. Detailed information and the entry form can be accessed at The programme of the events is as follows:

    26 October: Peugeot Open Water Swimming Half Marathon, 5008m
    27 October: Jotun Open Water Swimming Championship, 1.5km
    27 October: Yapı Kredi – Ceo & Celebrity Swim Challenge
    27 October: Journey of Light - Night Swim, 500m
    28 October: Peugeot Open Water Swimming Championship, 3008m
    28 October: Setur Marinas 4x500 Relay Meet
    29 October: Hapimag Marathon, 10km
    29 October: Arena Aquakids Swimming Event, 100m

  • October 10th, 2019

    Third Festival in Rumkale

    The Open Water Swimming Race, as part of the 3rd Rumkale Water Sports Festival, will be held on Saturday, 12th of October.

    Gaziantep is once again set to welcome swimmers of all ages after a two successful editions of the Festival in 2017 and 2018. This year’s open water race will host twelve age groups in both women and men, starting from 14-18 category with classifications up to over 70.

    The race will be held over a distance of 5km and will start at 10:30 on 12 October. Timing services will be provided by Depar Timing.