- published: 10 Jan 2015
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crossing the bridge
Thousands of people gathered in Turkey’s largest city on Sunday to run the İstanbul Marathon, the world’s only race where people can cross from Asia to Europe. The marathon provides the only opportunity for people to cross the Bosporus Bridge on foot legally.
Istanbul, capitale Europea della Cultura 2010, è una città affascinante ed unica che offre la possibilità di correre due continenti: dallAsia allEuropa attraversando il ponte sul Bosforo. Ovunque Running propone un viaggio con accompagnatore per vivere al meglio questa esperienza, sistemazione in hotel a pochi passi dallarrivo e trasferimenti in loco. Corse programmate: Maratona, 15 km, 8 km e Fun Run.
CVB NEWS- Kenyan athlete Vincent Kiplagat on Sunday (Oct'16) won the top title in men's category for the second time in a row in the Istanbul Intercontinental Eurasia Marathon. Kiplagat finished the course at 2:10:58 and he was followed by Ethiopian athletes Tariku Jufar with 2:11:31 and Tsegay Gebreselassie with 2:13:39. In women's category, Ethiopian athlete Alemitu Abera clinched the first spot with 2:27:56. Two other Ethiopians, Fatuma Sedo and Tsega Gelaw, finished the race in the second and third spot with 2:28:01 and 2:28:38, respectively.
2 (Two) Continents, Bosphorus, Maidens Tower, Eurasia Marathon The Bosphorus or Bosporus (Turkish: Boğaziçi) is a strait that forms part of the boundary between Europe and Asia. The Bosphorus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles strait to the southwest together form the Turkish Straits. The world's narrowest strait used for international navigation, the Bosporus connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara (which is connected by the Dardanelles to the Aegean Sea, and thereby to the Mediterranean Sea.) The Maiden's Tower (Turkish: Kız Kulesi), also known as Leander's Tower (Tower of Leandros) since the medieval Byzantine period, is a tower lying on a small islet located at the southern entrance of the Bosphorus strait 200 m (220 yd) from the coast of Üsküdar in Istanbul, Turkey. Cr...
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - NOVEMBER 15: Runners take part in 37th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon, one of the top 10 marathons in the world, in Istanbul, Turkey on 15 November, 2014. Athlete Sang Benard Cheruiyot from Kenya ranked the first at 37th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon. -
The theme for 2017 Istanbul Marathon was ‘running for children’s futures’.
Watch more Turkey videos on Turkey.Home channel: https://goo.gl/DQ8Spg Istanbul, the city of two continents… This metropolis of exquisite beauty, complexity and felicity offers you many experiences. But arguably none of them is more memorable than crossing the Bosphorus. Whether you run the Eurasia Marathon, swim from one continent to the other or take a ferry as part of your daily commute you will be mesmerized by the breathtaking panorama of Istanbul. Discover #Turkey #HomeOf #TwoContinents. Be our guest!