Race Day and Time: Marathon will take place on Sunday 3 December 2017, starting at 11.30

Age Requirement:There is no age limit

Date of Registration: Registrations can be made via our website until 29 November 2017. The registration deadline will be subject to change in event of reaching to full quota.

Fee of Registration and Race Package: Public run registration is free of charge.

Race Rules: The International Mersin Marathon will take place within the framework of IAAF rules.

Race and Course Map (race route) Control: It will be realized by the Turkish Athletics Federation.

Services and Awards to be offered to the participants: : Each participant will receive a medal, t-shirt, bag and a hat. Top ranked Athletes will receive a trophy and Money prize.

• Water Stations on the course
• Health Services along and at the end of the course

Note: Medals, bags, t-shirts, hats, etc. will be given to the participants who complete the competition within the specified time interval. Only chip and chest numbers will be distributed before the competition.

Start Up Order: The runners will take their place at the starting point with their chest numbers 15 minutes before the start of each run.

Chest Number: The chest number will be given at the expo area. The chest number must be carried on the front of the running knit without modification and well visible and cannot be given to any other person. Changing the official competitor number, twisting the advertising print, making it invisible or unrecognizable is the reason for disqualification.

Chest Number Control: Turkish Athletics Federation will record a video, measure rankings and prepare lists along the route and at the end.

Running Route: The marathon route has been measured and accepted according to the IAAF rules (Jones Counter).

Course Control: It will be controlled by the Turkish Athletics Federation.

Changing Room: Clothe changing room will be provided at the start point.

Liability and Insurance: : Liability for participation in the competition belongs to the participant. The Organizing Committee is exempt from any liability. This includes accidents, stolen clothes or other equipment. Upon receipt of the entry documents, all participants acknowledge that they and their teammates have no health problem for their participation in the run.

Health Services: Ambulances and health personnel will work to intervene immediately in cases requiring first aid throughout the course. A health tent will be found at the start of the track so that emergency situations can be intervened.

Toilets: Portable toilets for men and women will be available at Start and Finish points


After completing the registration form and the payment there cannot be any change to 15 km or 5 km runs, therefore a runner must be very careful while make his/her choice. Registration cannot be cancelled for any reason.

All information regarding the organization can be changed (eg route, date, expo area, etc.). Please revisit our site for changes.