Mercedes-Bayraktar Merkay became the main sponsor of the International Erciyes Ultra Sky Mountain Marathon, which is the highest vertical run in Europe.
Mercedes-Bayraktar Merkay became the main sponsor of the International Erciyes Ultra Sky Mountain Marathon, which is the highest vertical run in Europe. In this context, a sponsorship protocol was signed in Erciyes.
Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Erciyes A.Ş. hosted by Mercedes-Bayraktar Merkay and sponsored by Mercedes-Bayraktar Merkay, the mountain run will be the scene of the struggle of athletes from all over the world. Middle Earth Travel organizes the mountain marathon, which will turn the eyes of the running community to Erciyes and will be run on 2-3 July 2021. In this context, Erciyes A.Ş. The main sponsorship protocol was signed in Erciyes between Murat Cahid Cıngı, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Osman Odabaşı, Merkay Bayraktar Automobile Sales Manager, and Atıl Ulaş Cüce, CEO of Middle Earth Travel.
Speaking after the protocol was signed, Kayseri Erciyes A.Ş. Direction. King President Murat Cahid Cıngı said, “As it is known, we are trying to make our Erciyes a world-class brand not only for winter and snow sports, but also for all sports disciplines such as running, cycling, high-altitude camps, basketball and swimming.”
A WORLD-CLASSIFIED MOUNTAIN MARATHON
Cıngı emphasized that Erciyes Ultra Sky Mountain Marathon will be held for the fifth time this year and said, “Now we are running a marathon that has earned itself a place in the world class. Our competitors come to Erciyes from many different countries. There are tracks that are really challenging and require high conditioning. As in Europe, we are making projections to traditionalize such competitions in Erciyes, to hold the 50th, 100th and hand them to our grandchildren. The way to this is only if the society and of course the private sector take care of the organizations. Therefore, on this beautiful journey, our brands and reputable businesses should be with us and take care of our mountain and our country. Of course, Mercedes is an important figure around the world and a brand that has represented power and quality for years. Merkay Bayraktar Automotive, who has been the Kayseri representative of this brand for many years, is an important service to our city to support and protect this international race. As the Erciyes family, we thank them.”
Bayraktar Merkay Automobile Sales Manager Osman Odabaşı said, “As Bayraktarlar Mercedes brand, we support Erciyes and Erciyes A.Ş. in all their activities; We care about our city and our country. It will be a nice event. We congratulate Erciyes A.Ş. on this issue. Thank you for accepting us as the main sport in this event. I hope it will be an enjoyable and beautiful event. I wish the best of luck to all the contestants.”
Middle Earth Travel Organization CEO Atıl Ulaş Cüce said, “We are organizing the fifth marathon that we started in 2016 and could not do last year due to the pandemic. We believe that Bayraktarlar will be a stronger organization with the support of Mercedes Brand. After the pandemic, runners missed being on the mountain and in nature. There will be an intense participation; We also have many international runners. We currently have participants from eight countries that have been finalized. We know that our competition will progress and grow much stronger every year.”
In addition to Mercedes, G-Schock, Decathlon, Migros, Casio, Meysu, Aygaz, Zuber, Kayseri Gross, The Kayseri Loft Hotel, Transportation Inc. and Spor A.Ş also support the International Mountain Marathon to be held in Erciyes. . Erciyes Ultra Sky Mountain Marathon will be run in four categories as Vertical Kilometer (VK), 64K, 25K and 12K. In addition, Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Spor A.Ş. A Children's Marathon between the ages of 7-12 will also be held by children.