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Longest Day / Run with the Sun

Longest Day / Run with the Sun

A great adventure full of fun awaits you and your family in hidden nature of İstanbul!

We meet once again at the Longest Day / Run with the Sun 2017, first held in 2015, to catch the sun and enjoy the sea, the sand and the forest with the whole family!

In a joint organization by Uzunetap and Set Adventures, the competitors will enjoy the sea and the forest in Uzunya Beach and northern forests in 8th July 2017, Saturday.

You can come with your family and friends to enjoy the sea, sand, forest and the sun while running on this beautiful race course.



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General Info

Longest Day is a distant based running race independent of time calculation. There are two race courses, 5 and 9 kilometers, on the same route. The competitors can choose to run any of these race courses at ant distance and they are free to leave the race whenever they want to. They can also attain their aimed distances by running short/long race course more than once or combining the two race courses. The competitors are allowed to rest (swim) at any point of the race. The race starts at 10.00 a.m. and the race course closes at 17:00. Without keeping time, the 3 competitors to run the longest distances will be

Rules

Competitors must be minimum 18 years old. Entry for those who are younger than 18 can only be possible with an accompanist (competitor) parent.

Registered participants are responsible to partake in the race. In case of absence from the race, participation fee is not refunded.

Event organizers and referees hold the right to disqualify a competitor in case there is a health issue. 

Competitors who fail to present mandatory equipment before the race are subject to disqualification.

The participation fee is nonrefundable in case of absence of the mandatory equipment, violation of any of the rules above and disqualification by the referees on any ground.

Booths & Sponsorship

Longest Day / Run with the Sun provide the brands many display areas for the best visibility and interaction with the participants and locals.

The first event in 2017 will be enlivened with fun social activities all through the event. Here, you can promote your products and brands at the booths. You can also provide an influential international and local media visibility through sponsorships.

Contact us to set up a booth, collaborate and sponsorships at Longest Day / Run with the Sun!

Özge Doğan
(P): +90 212 229 10 40
(GSM): +90 533 308 27 56

Özgür Çelikkaya
(P): +90 212 229 10 40
(GSM): +90 555 631 34 61

Email: info@uzunetap.com

Race Program

Saturday, July 8, 2017, (Day of the Registrations and Race)
08:30 – 10:00 Arrival, registrations and briefing
10:00 Start
17:00 Closing of the track
17:30 Award Ceremony
18:30 End of the event - Goodbyes

Race Track

The race starts at the event area on the ‘’Uzunya Beach (Kilyos)’’. The race course continues along a spectacular ‘’Northern Forest’’ tracks bound to ‘’Rumeli Feneri’’ and ends back at the event area on ‘’Uzunya Beach’’. The competitors may run as long as they want on either 9 km or 5 km race course and may take rest and swim at the start point after they complete their course. At the end of the day, the top 3 longest distance runners will be ranked. Age and gender are not subject to classification.

The race course involves a dense forest with skid trail lightly descending and ascending. There are markings every 50/70 meters. The competitors must avoid the unmarked paths. The marking will be more frequent at areas close to sidetracks. The turning points will be marked with signboards or signs.

Uzunya

Uzunya, a hidden bay in Istanbul, offers a peaceful weekend experience in which you can enjoy the sun, sand and splendid tastes with its beautiful sea, cafeteria, restaurant and various activities. ​In Uzunya Beach, you can have your holiday including all facilities without having to move away from Istanbul. Apart from the beach, you will find a bar, restaurant and camp site.
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Participation Fee

Participation fee: 100TL

Not: The beach charges 30 TL for those who accompany runners but are not participating in the race.

It is mandatory for the participants to fill in the form in the registration section and deposit the participation fee to partake. The form must be completely filled. The chest numbers which are mandotary to carry throughout the race will be delivered at the registration desk on Saturday, July 8.

Mandatory Equipment

• A flask of minimum 750 ml. (Water will be provided at one point and at the finish. However plastic bottles are not allowed in the forest. Participants will carry the provided water in their flasks.
• Whistle

Transportation

Private Transportation:
Participants will follow the Kilyos way from Sarıyer. Before reach to Kilyos they may see the sign of Demirciköy. They may follow this sign and it will take them to center of Demirciköy and they will follow the right side to reach ‘’Uzunya Beach’’.
* There is a special parking area belong to Uzunya.

Public Transportation::
Participants may use public buses with the number: 151 departing from Sarıyer to Demirciköy. They will get off the bus at the last station in Demirciköy and may take a walk around 30 min. to reach Uzunya Beach.

Shuttles:
The shuttles take off on July 8, 2017, Saturday 08:10 and 08:30 at European side HACIOSMAN SUBWAY EXIT. The shuttles will be free of charge. Participants who filled the shuttle request form must be on the field 15 min. before the departure time.

Return transfers will be at 06.30 p.m. from the event area to HACIOSMAN SUBWAY STATION.

Note: Transfers are only for participants who choose the option of shuttle service.

Suggestions

Considering the weather conditions and geographic features, you are advised to have the equipment below:

• Sun lotion
• Sunglasses
• Fly repellent
• Swimwear
• Flask carrier
• Small backpack
• Buff / bandana / hat
• Sleeping bag and mat for tent

The event does not include meal service. The event/camp site is located in Uzunya Beach where you can find cafe and restaurant.

Health Suggestions

Have a medical exam before the race. Those suffering from respiratory tract and heart problems should not participate in the race. You should start the race having gotten a good night’s sleep and be rested. Have an early breakfast on the race day and stay away from acidic foods. Always wear sports shoes with proper socks. Putting cream on your toes will prevent after-run blisters. For any health complications you may have during the race, quite the race and seek medical help from teams on the spot.

Adequate training, endurance and health are essential for a successful run. The participants are liable for these conditions.

Mesuliyet ve Sigorta

Yarışa katılımda mesuliyet katılımcılara aittir. Organizatör firma her türlü mesuliyetten muaftır. Buna kazalar, çalınan kıyafet ya da başka araç / gereçler de dâhildir. Yarış öncesinde sporcuların tıbbi kontrolden geçmiş olması özellikle tavsiye edilmektedir. Katılım belgelerinin ulaşmasıyla tüm katılımcılar, kendilerinin ve ekip arkadaşlarının koşuya katılmalarında herhangi bir sağlık engelinin bulunmadığını kabul ederler.

Bununla birlikte TAF (Türkiye Atletizm Federasyonu) özel yol yarışları talimatı gereğince yarışmaya katılan tüm sporcular yarış günü boyunca Federasyon tarafından sigortalanır. Sigorta bedelleri organizatör firma tarafından karşılanır.

Past Events

Longest Day 2015 Results
Name Total Distance (km.) Chest Number 
SEDA NUR ÇELİK 52,1 65
SERPİL AĞ EŞEN 40,3 66
EMRE YILDIRIM 40,3 6
GÜLSEREN YILDIZ 40,3 45
AYKUT ÜSTÜNDAĞ 34,4 44
BÜLENT EŞEN 34,4 67
KAMBİZ SHOJAEİ 34,4 26
ÖZGÜR TETİK 34,4 68
SİNEM OZMEN 34,4 9
FIRAT ÇAVAŞ 29 63
MEHMET ÜNSAL YILDIRIM 29 34
MUSTAFA YILMAZ 29 7
ŞULE SEVİNDİK 29 56
VALENTYNA TARAN 23,6 96
AYSEGUL DANACI 23,1 23
BAŞAK KURTARAN 23,1 55
CEYHAN VARDAR 23,1 10
ENDER UĞUR 23,1 37
TOGAY TOKAT 23,1 14
TUĞBA TETİK 23,1 69
BURAK ARSLAN 17,7 70
AYTUN AKTAN 17,2 22
CEM CORAPCIOGLU 17,2 40
DEFNE TOPCU 17,2 29
DENİZ ALDOĞAN 17,2 18
DENİZ EKİNCİ 17,2 15
EKMEL ÇAKMAKÇI 17,2 50
ESRA TOPCU 17,2 33
HATİCE BERNA KARAKAŞ 17,2 11
ILGIN DOĞANAY 17,2 13
İBRAHİM SERVER SEVİL 17,2 54
KAAN İNCE 17,2 57
KEMAL GENCER 17,2 31
MISRA ERCANLI 17,2 41
NAZLI KARABIYIKOĞLU 17,2 53
ÖZNUR ALKAN 17,2 30
PELİN TOPUZ 17,2 16
SEMA KARAGÜR 17,2 17
SERANUR ÇEKMECELİGİL 17,2 47
ULAŞ GÜNAY 17,2 48
ZULAL BOZARSLAN 17,2 20
FAİK GURUR GÜRPINAR 12 39
SEDA ERDEM 12 46
GÖZDE TOKMAKOĞLU 11,8 27
CAGLA RUACAN 5,9 8
DİĞDEM ORHUNER ÇAVAŞ 5,9 64
EMRAH YILDIRIM 5,9 35
EZGİ ELİFE PİLAVCI 5,9 32
GÜLÇİN AYŞE ATAY 5,9 51
GÜREL REMZİ KAYNAK 5,9 38
KAAN SAPMAZ 5,9 4
KORAY SAPMAZ 5,9 3
OĞUZKAAN ASLAN 5,9 52
SERHAT DALGIÇER 5,9 21
​The list only shows the results of the participants who had their ​"control cards" checked and delivered in full to organisation team.
Longest Day 2016 Results
Name Total Distance (km.)
1 Selim Öz 57.2
2 Özgür Öktem 54.6
3 Kerim Fevzi Karaogul 54
4 Seda Nur Çelik 52.2
5 Mustafa Kayacık 52.2
6 Kambiz Shojaei 47.4
7 Yalçın Balcı 46.8
8 Caner Gür 46.8
9 Jenny Gessner 35.4
10 Arif Toprak 33
11 Kıvanç Ergün 33
12 Asuman Kemiksiz 30.6
13 Tolga Baloğlu 30.6
14 Timur Diz 30.6
15 Serdar Çağlar 30
16 Harun Uluyol 27.6
17 Kader Çolak Kayacık 27.6
18 Görkem Aka 27
19 Sevil Arı Yaylalı 25.2
20 Mustafa Yenen 25.2
21 Emre Öztekin 25.2
22 Sadık Sağkol 24.6
23 Celil Akman 22.2
24 Levent Köse 22.2
25 Ezgi Alpaslan 22.2
26 Atakan Taşçı 22.2
27 Medine Cataklı 22.2
28 Barış Özdemir 22.2
29 Mustafa Karakuş 22.2
30 Ulaş Günay 19.2
31 Onur Kızılyaprak 19.2
32 İlker Batır 19.2
33 Rabia Karakaya Polat 19.2
34 Necdet Ülker 19.2
35 Ali Kalantari 16.8
36 Haluk Boğa 16.8
37 Tevhide Koçak Baloğlu 16.2
38 Sıla İpekçi 13.8
39 Cansu Meriç Kiremitçi 13.8
40 M.Timur Sarıgül 13.8
41 Albdullah İnanç Duman 13.8
42 Bahadır İşseven 13.8
43 Nesrin İşseven 13.8
44 Serkan Baybuğa 13.8
45 Ayşegül Özduman 13.8
46 Cihan Durmaz 13.8
47 Emre Dökücü 13.8
48 Halil Özkaya 13.8
49 Murat Bakan 13.8
50 Tayfun Rodoplu 13.8
51 Selma Ardıç 13.8
52 Erkan Yazal 10.8
53 Levent Atalık 10.8
54 Sezen Tekin 10.8
55 Mahmut Yavuz 10.8
56 Yeşim Ilkın 10.8
57 Lubna Ezzat Agha 10.8
58 Filiz Oba 8.4
59 Deniz Üstündağ 8.4
60 Fırat Çavaş 8.4
61 Eray Alguzey 8.4
62 Gözde Uysal 8.4
63 Fikret Umut İmren 8.4
64 Hope Shelley Mandel 8.4
65 Atahan Ceylan 8.4
66 Tuğrul Üstün 8.4
67 Memnune Bozoğlu 8.4
68 Bergüzar Bozoğlu 8.4
69 Hakan Karacanoğlu 8.4
70 Neslihan Özcan Uluyol 5.4
71 Banu Akman 5.4
72 Bircan Akdemir 5.4
73 Sema Karagür 5.4
74 Zülal Bozarslan 5.4
75 Elif Obdan Gürkan 5.4
76 Fatma Ovacık 5.4
77 Erdinç Özyurt 5.4
78 Seval Balcı 5.4
79 Deniz Çelik 5.4
80 Serkan Emre Sönmezışık 5.4
81 Arzu Taghan 5.4
82 Derya Dali 5.4
83 Zeynep Çakır 5.4
84 Ilgın Doğanay 5.4
85 Bahar Atamer 5.4


* Listede yalnızca "kontrol noktası kartlarını" eksiksiz olarak organizasyon ekibine teslim etmiş olan yarışmacıların bilgileri yer almaktadır. Kontrol kartlarını teslim etmeyen ya da teslim edilen kart üzerinde gerekli bilgileri bulunmayan katılımcılar listeye dahil edilmemiştir.

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