The 4th Turkcell Gallipoli Marathon’s date is announced and online applications started. The narathon that will be done on 14th October will take place at 4 different groups; marathon, half marathon, 10k run and public run. On 12- 13th October at the 17 Burda Mall Marathon Fair, runners will make their accreditations and take their race kits.
As it is 2018 The Year of Troy, runners will be directed to Troy too. Marathon’s idea owner and Head of ÇATOD Armağan Aydeğer said; Turkcell Gallipoli Marathon grows every year powerfully. TURSAB BYK general secretary Ahmet Çelik -whom we planned the marathon together- and I came to İstanbul for a meeting about the marathon. We aim to host nearly 10.000 people this year. As it is 2018 The Year of Troy we believe there will be a strong communication domestic and abroad. Aydeğer also mentioned there will be a marathon fair on 11-12-13th October at 17 Burda Mall before the marathon and the runners will register there, take their chest numbers, timing chips and race t-shirts. Besides there will be other activities at the fair and a program about children will be done with IAAF Child Athletizm Activities.
Aydeğer said they will a do various projects with Turkcell and with different social responsibility projects we aim to have a beautiful activity day. We believe more people will attend the marathon because of 2018 The Year of Troy. asTroy museum will be open at the marathon date we plan to make some activities to have attendants visit the museum. We hope Turkcell Gallipoli Marathon will take its place in the thematic marathons abroad and in Turkey, with its increasing attendant potential.