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Istanbul Half Marathon

Run your first or the fastest half marathon!
Egor Mishutin
Joshua Matenjwa
Istanbul Half Marathon
28 April 2024
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Prepare for and run one of the best marathons in the world

The Istanbul Half Marathon is a thrilling race that takes place in the vibrant city of Istanbul.

Thousands of energetic runners from all around the world racing through the stunning streets of Istanbul, surrounded by the city’s rich history and breathtaking views. The atmosphere is electric, with cheers from spectators echoing through the air. Participants not only enjoy the excitement of the run but also get to soak in the beauty of iconic landmarks. It’s not just a race; it’s a unique experience that combines the joy of running with the charm of Istanbul.

Join us for the preparation course, train 3-4 times a week with professional coaches and a detailed training plan and finish the Istanbul Half Marathon! 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️🎉

Goal driven program

Having a goal is always important to stay motivated and to keep on going. Full marathon is a true challenge that requires good preparation for a successful finish.

Professional coaches

Our coaches are highly experienced, have sports education and have prepared many marathon finishers

2 to 5 sessions per week
From 2 to 5 sessions per week. Each session is 90 minutes long under the guidence of our professional coach. We choose the best places to run: Dubai American Academy stadium, Kite Beach and Palm Jumeirah. Both places have soft running tracks, which are comfortable and safe to run.
Detailed preparation plan
You will follow our detailed training plan. It includes not only 2-4 sessions that our coach lead but also some homework: easy runs, strength exercises, and recovery activity. We divide preparation into three parts. In the first part, we will gain base strength and base endurance. During the second phase, we will be training speed, special strength, and speed endurance. The last phase will allow you to be on the race day in your best condition and show the best result possible!
Support from coaches and the team
We will provide you with our branded guide to tell you not only about the training process but also about dieting and recovery. Our coaches are always happy to answer any questions. And the team will support and motivate you!
Locations
Zabeel Park
Zabeel Park is a convenient location to travel from any part of Dubai. Soft and wide 2 kilometers running track and a small field with 400m track for speed and technique workouts. An area for strength exercises
Kite Beach
One of the most popular public beach with lots of facilities. Running track passes through Kite Beach and runs for over 4 miles along the coast. Facilities include changing rooms, showers and toilets. Lifeguards are on duty.
Dubai American Academy
Outdoor/Indoor track

Schedule

Level
Coach
Location
Level 1
Level 2
Masters
Egor Mishutin
Joshua Matenjwa
Zabeel Park
Tempo
Tue, Thu19:45
Dubai American Academy
Speed
Wed, Sun19:45
Kite Beach
Long run
Sat6:00

AED800

2 times a week
Istanbul Half Marathon
Run your first or the fastest half marathon!
From 2 to 5 training sessions per week
Professional coaches
Detailed training plan
Supportive sommunity
Support on the race day
Istanbul Half Marathon
28 April 2024
Join
Now
FAQ
  • How long is one training session?

    The duration of training sessions is: Tempo and sessions — 1:30 hours Long run — 2 hours

  • What does my current level of running have to be to prepare for the race

    The training course is for any level. There is enough time to prepare even for complete beginners

  • What happens if I miss a training session?

    One or two missed sessions is not crucial. We will send you a homework for independent training. But if you are traveling to another city where one of our branches are located at, then you can train there.

  • How will I find a group on the first workout?

    We will send you detailed instructions and a phone number of our coordinator from the Headquarters to you by email.

  • Is the payment for the race registration included in the cost?

    No, you have to buy the slot yourself through the official website.

  • Should I go through medical examination before the course begins?

    Yes, it is recommended to do a medical checkup before starting training and repeat these checkups at least once a year