Istanbul Marathon

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Run Marathon
Name Intercontinental Istanbul Eurasia Marathon
City Istanbul
State
Country Turkey
Registration Online
Transportation Shuttle buses to Expo and Starting line
Lodging Hotel Inter Istanbul
Comments • Registration :
Done in a professional manner
• Lodging :
Hotel Inter Istanbul
• Expo :
Located by the Bosphorus, a free shuttle bus take you there. Goody bags are given to every race participant as souvenir + a Cotton t shirt . Nicely organized with free dinner.
• Race day :
Shuttle to starting line
• Route :
The starting line is situated 500 m into Asia accross the Bosphorus before taking you to Europe.  Istanbul Marathon is the only race in the World that let you run on 2 continents during the same day . The route will give you the opportunity to see beautiful monuments and run out and back along the Bosphorus before taking you to the Blue Mosque
Traffic was entirely stopped . Water stations were much better than expected
• Finish line :
A splendid Medal distributed to all finishers
• Bottom Line
High expectations were set and I have not been disappointed
• Note : 4 out of 5toes