Fun Run Series

Fun Run Series Ece Vahapoglu


Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Sports INC. carried out the “Fun Run Series” with the slogan of “We’re Running Istanbul…” which is a 6-lap road race, including especially the Vodafone Istanbul Marathon, and Vodafone Istanbul Half Marathon, in order to increase the road race participants in Turkey, to provide road race participants alternative races, as well as to offer runners a series of races, and to help beginner runners to adapt to short distances runs.


In collaboration with the relevant District Municipalities, the quota for the races, which will be run in varying distances from 5KM to 10KM, is determined as 3500 per lap.


During Fun Run Races where Electronic Timing Chips will measure the rankings, following each lap the Female and Male runners who come in first, second and third in the race will be granted a Gift Check that’s worth 750TRY, 500TRY, and 250TRY, respectively, long with a cup.


Furthermore, the Female and Male runners who rank among the top 3 in each laps will get 25 points, 15 points, and 10 points respectively, while at the end of 6 laps the points of runner who got ranked in each lap will be summed up, and 3 Female and 3 Male runners who have the top 3 points will get the grand price of "Iphone 6s Plus, 64 GB", "Iphone 6s, 64 GB", and "Iphone 6s, 16 GB", respectively.


Each participant to complete the races will earn the specially designed, fragmental Fun Run Series medals, as well as the right to combine their Fun Run Series medals following 6 laps.


Fun Run Series 2016 calendar;


March 13, 2016   - Basaksehir

April 10, 2016 - Uskudar

May 15, 2016   - Pendik

September 4, 2016   - Belgrad Forest

October 2, 2016     - Eyup

October 30, 2016   - Kucukcekmece


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