The Guide IstanbulNovember/December 2019
Runners’ base: Göreme
Upcoming dates: October 2020
Taking place within the borders of former Göreme National Park, Salomon Cappadocia Trail is the most popular, as well as the most important event of its kind in Turkey. Offering qualifying points in the UTMB classification, it attracts hundreds of participants from all around the world participating in 38, 63, and 119 kilometer races.
Runners’ base: Olympos, Antalya Upcoming dates: September 2020
Lycian Way is Turkey’s iconic hiking trail, bringing every year thousands of visitors to the Mediterranean part of the country. Researched and waymarked by British historian Kate Clow in the late 1990s to identify and protect historic byways, it is approximately 540 kilometers long. The ultramarathon trails, spanning the distance between Olympos Beydağları National Park and Demre, are organized in three different distances: 16, 37, and 100 kilometers.
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