Some roads in the city will be closed to traffic on Sunday, April 11, due to the International Izmir Marathon, which will be organized by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality with the theme "Hand in hand for a sustainable world".
Izmir will host the second of the International Izmir Marathon on Sunday, April 11th. Organized by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality last year with the theme "Ormanİzmir", the second of the international Marathon Izmir is organized with the theme of "Hand in hand for a sustainable world" in line with the sustainability principles of the United Nations.
The 10-kilometer marathon will start at 07.20 in the morning next to Atatürk High School, and the 42-kilometer run will start at 08.00 in front of the Kültürpark İZFAŞ building. A total of 250 thousand XNUMX people will run in the giant organization to be held with a limited number of runners due to the pandemic.
From Şair Eşref Boulevard to the Bridge
In the 10-kilometer run, participants will start running next to Atatürk High School, opposite the Şair Eşref Boulevard Kültürpark İZFAŞ building. It will continue to run until Montreux Square, Gazi Boulevard, Cumhuriyet Boulevard and Mustafa Kemal Sahil Boulevard Bridge Tram Station by following the right lane. As the departure direction is closed to traffic, the traffic flow on the return road will serve as a round trip. Runners returning from Köprü Tram Station will continue on the same route and end the race opposite the Kültürpark İZFAŞ Building.
From Şair Eşref Boulevard Karşıyaka and İnciraltı
In the 42-kilometer marathon, runners will follow the route of Atatürk Avenue from Şair Eşref Boulevard, Liman Avenue from Alsancak Station, Zafer Payzın Crossroad, Altınyol, Anadolu Caddesi Cemal Gürsel Avenue, Hasan Ali Yücel Boulevard. The direction of departure (sea side) will be closed to traffic in stages. Traffic flow in the direction of return will be arranged as round trip. Participants will return from Cemal Gürsel Street Hasan Ali Yücel intersection. It will continue on the same route and follow Talatpaşa Boulevard, Cumhuriyet Boulevard, Cumhuriyet Square, Mustafa Kemal Beach Boulevard in front of Konak Pier and Haydar Aliyev Boulevard in front of Üçkuyular Ferry Pier. The sea side will be closed to traffic on this route. Traffic flow will be arranged as round trip in the direction of return. After passing İzmir Marina, runners who will return from Çakalburnu entrance will end the race in front of Kültürpark İZFAŞ building after Cumhuriyet Boulevard, Gazi Boulevard, Şair Eşref Boulevard, Montreux Square.
Roads will open at 13.00
For both runs, the roads on the route will be closed to traffic between 11 and 05.00 on Sunday, April 13.00, by taking the necessary traffic precautions. Between 06.15 and 13.00 on the day of the race Konak-Karşıyaka There will be no ferry services in the direction. There will be no voyages on the tram lines on the track until 13.00:05.00. Marathon will be run on Şair Eşref Boulevard, Vasıf Çınar Boulevard, Atatürk Avenue, Liman Street, Zafer Payzın Crossroad, Altınyol Avenue, Cemal Gürsel Avenue, Hasan Ali Yücel Boulevard, Gazi Boulevard, Cumhuriyet Boulevard, Mustafa Kemal Beach Boulevard and Haydar Aliyev Boulevard at 13.05 due to İzmir - Alsancak between XNUMX, Karşıyaka and Konak routes 240, 34, 35, 36, 39, 42, 44, 45, 46, 302, 466, 838, 102, 502, 253, 330, 543, 135, 137, 853, 800, 125, 77 Route changes will be made on ESHOT buses numbered, 78, 147, 148, 921, 912, 963, 543, 330, 921, 470, 680, 681, 691, 202. Route details are provided by ESHOT General Directorate http://www.eshot.gov.tr located on the site.