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2,500 athletes to run in Istanbul Half Marathon
Annual road running event has IAAF Gold Label status
The Vodafone Istanbul Half Marathon, with the participation of 2,500 athletes, is set to be held on Sept. 20.
It will take place at the historical peninsula in Istanbul with a limited number of athletes on a single track due to measures amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The athletes will run 21 km (13 miles) distance on the streets of the Turkish metropolitan.
The annual road running event has an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Gold Label status. It was first organized in 1987.(07/30/2020) Views: 140 ⚡AMP
This event has been postponed from April 5 to September 20, 2020. The Organizing Committee decided to officially restrict the Istanbul Half Marathon for foreign participants due to current situation that the World is going through due to the spread of COVID-19, quarantine period and difficulty to travel between countries. The decision to this restriction was based on the health...more...