Ford Otosan Eskişehir Kurtuluş Half Marathon, the first of which was held this year, was held on Sunday in September under the sponsorship of Ford Otosan.
The liberation of the capital's youth Eskisehir, Turkey celebrated a sporting and cultural event held this year for the first time. Ford Otosan Eskişehir Kurtuluş Half Marathon was held on Sunday in September under the sponsorship of Ford Otosan.
In the race which started in Eskişehir Ulus Monument Square and passed in front of Sazova Culture Center and ended in front of Ulus Monument, 21 kilometer half marathon, 10 kilometer running and child running alternatives took place. Athletes from different obstacle groups competed under the paralympic category on the 10 mileage track.
Opportunity for winners to participate in the Madrid Marathon
Thousands attended the 21 kilometer half marathon, which was started by Eskişehir Metropolitan Mayor Yılmaz Büyükerşen. Ethiopian Getaye Fisseha Gelaw finished first in the marathon, and Fetene Alemu Regasa from the same country came in second and Resul Çevik came in third. Elif Dağdelen won the first place, Sebahat Akpınar the second and Gönül Çataltepe the third. The winners had the opportunity to participate in the Madrid Marathon with the support of Ford Otosan.
Sports and entertainment together
The festival, which was held the day before the half-marathon, was the scene of pleasant events combining sports and music. Residents of the city throughout the day Emine Success, Noyan Dülek, Elif Kaya, Murat Demirci, Faith Akbas, accompanied by Turkey's leading sports instructors participating in fun activities such as Aysegul Demirsoy was stored energy. On the evening of the festival, famous Eskişehir singer Özgün sang his popular songs with all Eskişehir people.
Ford Otosan constituted the most crowded team of Companies Run
Ford Otosan, which produced Ford Trucks trucks and tractors and engine and engine systems at the Eskişehir Plant, which started operations at 37 years ago, also came to the forefront in terms of participation in the races.
The Ford team, composed of 96 employees working at Ford Otosan's Eskişehir Plant, took part in the “Company Run” category. Thus, the 10 percent of the registration fee for the race is transferred to Turkey Spinal Cord Injury Association, the association was the biggest donation transfer teams, Ford Otosan employees.
F-MAX, which was produced in Ford Otosan's Eskişehir Plant, was also exhibited on the running track as one of the proud symbols of the city. F-MAX, the winner of Ford Trucks IT International Truck of the Year Award IT (ITOY), attracted great interest from participants and Eskişehir residents.