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Cross Continent Clean Up

Hosted by the Consul of the Istanbul Changemakers Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 11 Nov 08:00

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It’s Istanbul Marathon time again, folks. Let’s join the FUN RUN and walk or plog after the runners, collect litter and take advantage of this great opportunity to highlight our CLEAN UP message.
Only once a year is pedestrian access given to cross this bridge over the mighty Bosphorus .
Registration for the FUN RUN is MANDATORY. A limited number of participants are accepted. You will need ID.
Central Registration Points
Taksim Istiklal Cd.
Caddebostan Saskinbakkal
Or find a registration point near you at
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FUN RUN Course
The Fun Walk starts under Altunizade Bridge and finishes 5km away near Besitas

A limited number of Tidy Turkey T-shirts will be available on the day for 50TL (cost price) or please wear blue or green to help highlight our group as a team. As usual, rubbish bags and gloves will be provided.
Transport and Meeting Point
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Transportation to the Start Area:
European side - Free Marathon Fun Run buses to START POINT leave Mecidiyekoy Square 7.30-8.20am
(outside Mecidiyekoy Metro) DON'T BE LATE. THEY WON'T WAIT
Remain at Marathon bus delivery location and wait for Sepinood and other team members to meet you there.
2/ Asian Side and others -
Meet at Altunizade Ramada Hotel (nearest metro Altinuzade) 8am. Check Traffi transport app for specific travel option details however I have been told by participants from previous years not to trust any public transportation. If you are not sure a bus or train is running please plan to catch a taxi.
Apparently, Metrobus, Sogutlucesme to Altunizade will not be available.
Please use dedicated WhatsApp group if you have trouble locating the rest of Tidy Turkey participants. To be included in this messaging group please send your name and ISTANBUL MARATHON to Sepinood (telephone number below) on 10/11/18.

Luggage Buses
Travel light. Be aware that after you pass through security you can’t go back. Check anything you don’t wish to walk with into one of the gear/luggage buses available. Your belongings will be transported to the finish line. Use the race kits given to you when you register.
Do not bring anything valuable with you. Carry only the bare minimum. There will be a water & supply kits available at the end of the race in the ‘cheer-zone’.
Bring a water, sunscreen and a hat.
Join us for this iconic event.
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On event day Sepinood Nadjian - Protected content