Izmir Metropolitan Municipality organizes a road run within the framework of the 19 May Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day events. 22 people will participate in the run on May 1919. The 5-day Youth Festival, organized by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, starts today in the İnciraltı Urban Forest.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality organizes a road run on 19 May Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day. 1919 people will participate in the race, representing the year the great leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk went to Samsun. The start of the race will be at 22:08.00 on Sunday, May XNUMX, from Cumhuriyet Square. Runners will go from Mustafa Kemal Sahil Boulevard to Sadık Bey Tram Stop and return to the starting point.
The race, in line with the vision of Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer's vision of encouraging young people to participate in sports and making Izmir a city of youth and sports, will be the first and only road race in Turkey in the 18-35 age category with a cash prize. The race will be held in 14-18 age, 19-35 age, 36-75+ age categories. On the same day, as part of the 19 May events, 5 kilometers of skating and skateboarding will be held. The event in Cumhuriyet Square will start at 09.45:XNUMX.