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.
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
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.
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!
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|Saturday, July 8, 2017, (Day of the Registrations and Race)|
|08:30 – 10:00||Arrival, registrations and briefing|
|17:00||Closing of the track|
|18:30||End of the event - Goodbyes|
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, 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.
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.
• 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.
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.
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.
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.
Considering the weather conditions and geographic features, you are advised to have the equipment below:
• Sun lotion
• Fly repellent
• 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.
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.
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.
|Name||Total Distance (km.)||Chest Number|
|SEDA NUR ÇELİK||52,1||65|
|SERPİL AĞ EŞEN||40,3||66|
|MEHMET ÜNSAL YILDIRIM||29||34|
|HATİCE BERNA KARAKAŞ||17,2||11|
|İBRAHİM SERVER SEVİL||17,2||54|
|FAİK GURUR GÜRPINAR||12||39|
|DİĞDEM ORHUNER ÇAVAŞ||5,9||64|
|EZGİ ELİFE PİLAVCI||5,9||32|
|GÜLÇİN AYŞE ATAY||5,9||51|
|GÜREL REMZİ KAYNAK||5,9||38|
|Name||Total Distance (km.)|
|3||Kerim Fevzi Karaogul||54|
|4||Seda Nur Çelik||52.2|
|17||Kader Çolak Kayacık||27.6|
|19||Sevil Arı Yaylalı||25.2|
|33||Rabia Karakaya Polat||19.2|
|37||Tevhide Koçak Baloğlu||16.2|
|39||Cansu Meriç Kiremitçi||13.8|
|41||Albdullah İnanç Duman||13.8|
|57||Lubna Ezzat Agha||10.8|
|63||Fikret Umut İmren||8.4|
|64||Hope Shelley Mandel||8.4|
|70||Neslihan Özcan Uluyol||5.4|
|75||Elif Obdan Gürkan||5.4|
|80||Serkan Emre Sönmezışık||5.4|