There is no city like Istanbul in the world. Its rich history and geographical position make it one of the most important cities in the world. Join team Muntada Aid at this year’s marathon and run across two continents.
Istanbul Marathon progressed over the years and transformed into a giant organization as it is today as a result of a difficult process. More than one hundred thousand sports fans bonding two continents with a sense of friendship and gentlemanliness has made the Istanbul Marathon the most attractive marathon in the world. Throughout its history of more than 40 years, it has managed to stay on the agenda by overcoming all the obstacles it has faced and to attract the attention of more athletes around the world. And finally, the Istanbul Marathon became an indispensable sports feast for Turkish athletics, the international sports world, and the people of Istanbul.
Limited Spaces Available
Date: November 5th, 2023
Challenges: Istanbul Marathon & 15K
Timing: 9AM Start
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Registration Fee: £40 & £50
Fundraising target: £500
Open only for the UK and European citizens.
Situated in Vezneciler within Istanbul’s Old Town, Ramada Istanbul Grand Bazaar offers rooms with satellite TV and tea/coffee set-up. Facilities include a 24-hour reception. You can benefit from the on-site sauna and gym as well. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.
The air-conditioned rooms of Ramada Istanbul Grand Bazaar feature a modern interior. All rooms have a hairdryer, a minibar, and a private bathroom.
Guests can enjoy traditional Turkish cuisine with local specialities and organic products at the Park Restaurant. The bar serves local and international drinks. You can enjoy your coffee overlooking to peaceful garden view.
You can relax after a busy day at sauna and spa bath. Extras include fitness centre. Airport transfer can be arranged at an additional fee.
Ramada Istanbul Grand Bazaar is only 1.6 miles from Istanbul’s most famous attractions, such as the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. Vezneciler Metro station is just 650 yards away and Aksaray Tram Station is 350 yards from the property. Istanbul University is 0.6 miles away. You can easily access to central sites of the city such as Taksim, Levent and Maslak by metro. Cevahir Mall is 4.3 miles from the property while Zorlu Centre and Kanyon Mall are 6.2 miles away. Ataturk Airport is 9.9 miles away while Istanbul Airport is 32.3 miles from the property.
We love our team of runners. We appreciate what it means to run for a cause. You deserve VIP treatment, and we will treat you in an exceptional way.
We guarantee you a place at the Istanbul Marathon 2023 & 15K run.
Resource Pack for your digital fundraising (pictures, SM posts, Just Giving banners and video case study).
Our fundraising pack to help you achieve your target Runners pack including runners t-shirt.
WhatsApp group to meet fellow runners and share tips.
Muntada Aid squads to keep you motivated during the event.
At this year’s Istanbul Marathon and 15K run, we will supporting children suffering from the life threating Congenital Heart Defects. Your fundraising efforts will help us provide free treatment to children from underprivileged backgrounds in Africa and Asia.
To learn about our Little Hearts programme, please visit us here.
You can find all your fundraising resource pack, pictures, videos and ideas at the bottom of this page.
The programme was first launched in 2012, and in the last nine years, the mission has travelled to nine different countries carrying out over 25,00 operations and interventions.
Muntada Aid's Little Hearts project provides free life-saving heart surgeries to babies and children with Congenital Heart Defects from underprivileged families irrespective of gender, race or religion.
A small donation from you can go a long way in securing a child's life.
This Programme is ZAKAT Eligible.
Each participant is requested to raise a minimum of
£500 for our Little Hearts project. Please click the below
Just Giving link and create your own page using
our Resources pack. For more details,
please email Parbena Khanom at