Gallipoli Anzac Run
Run for Gallipoli makes sense...
Run for Gallipoli race is an annually organization, so you have only one chance in a year to join this event. In this organization you have chance to join Anzac Day, Dawn Service, detailed fully guided Gallipoli and Troy tours.
Details of the race
At Gallipoli Peninsula, Anzac Cove to Opet Eceabat Monument in Eceabat, the distance is 14 km. In other words you start from Eagen sea and finish at Dardanelles.
Between 14:00 - 16:00 hours.
Time Limit is 2 hours. Contest time limit is two hours due to Anzac ceremony security ring in the region.
The runners will be transfered to start point by Wilusa staff.
Water and Sponge Stations: Water stations in 5. - 10. - 15. km’s, sponge stations will be in 7. – 13. km’s during the Competition course .
Awards: General Class and Category awards will be given to the first three competitors.
Gallipoli Anzac Run Day 1
Transfer from Istanbul to your hotel in Canakkale.
Tour and run briefing.
Gallipoli Anzac Run Day 2
The sports stadium will be available for training.
Afternoon guided tour of Gallipoli and familiarisation of run course
Gallipoli Anzac Run Day 3
Anzac Gallipoli Peace Run 2011
Gallipoli Anzac Run Day 4
Transfer to Troy historical site for lunch and guided tour.
Gallipoli Anzac Run Day 5
Anzac Day ceremonies (Dawn Service)
Gallipoli Anzac Run Day 6
Transfer to Istanbul or onward destination.
14k mostly flat run from Anzac Cove to Eceabat.
Race start 14:00
2 hour time limit due to Anzac security arrangements during this busy time. All competitors must be off the course by 16:00
Competitors will be transferred to start line.
Water stations at 5, 10 & 14k mark. Sponge stations at 7 & 12k mark
Awards for first 3 competitors in each category. There will be a special award for the 1st Australian and New Zealand male & female to cross the finish line.
- Return transfers Istanbul/Canakkale/Istanbul
- 5 nights 3* accommodation including breakfast
- Use of sports stadium 22 Apr
- Guided tour Gallipoli
- Guided tour and lunch Troy
- Transfer to run and entry fee
- Transfer to Anzac ceremonies
Note from Gina HARRIS / AUSTRALIA
"I have recently visited Canakkale, Gallipoli and run the course. I am an average runner and found the course easy. It is my view that anyone with a moderate degree of fitness could run/walk the course within the time limit.
To visit Gallipoli is a very special and moving experience - to run from Anzac Cove to the Dardanelles adds another dimension which is definitely worth experiencing."
You can make a reservation
Gallipoli Anzac Run 2011
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