Derbent Trail Run 25K
Derbent Trail is a short trail run. Participants should carry some mandatory equipment.
Derbent Trail is the last split of the Iznik Ultra Marathon. Starts from partly preserved Derbent Village, runs around Hidrallez tepe and returns Derbent by km4. Passes tru "Kan Çiçekleri" (Blood Flowers) field, some small ups longer downs and a traverse to Camdibi village. Follows the village streets and some tarmac and dirt roads. At this point you will find yourself next to Kirec Hill, follows dirt roads, wide trails and some single track sections, mostly descending with some unexpected climbs. Last 5km section follows the flat dirt roads thru the fruit and olive gardens, enters Iznik via renovated Lefke Gate. Last half mile towards histroric Iznik is a journey into centuries as well as cheers.
Derbent has fountain for water. Camdibi is mini aid station. We strongly advise to carry enough fluid (500ml mandatory, 1lt advised) and foods on course. It is also strongly advised to use poles for the fast-hiker.
Total course length approx. 25km, total descent 800mt, total height gain 340mt
Starts at 17:00 at Derbent, finishes at Iznik.
Course limit - 5 hours.
There will be free shuttles to Derbent from Iznik.
Provides 1 ITRA points. But track evaluated by ITRA.
You can reach the course of the 2021 edition :
25K CHECKPOINT TABLE
|NO||NAME||STAGE KM||TOT. KM||STAGE CLİMB.||TOT. CLİMB||STAGE DESC||TOT. DESC||MAX. TIME||CUT-OFF TIME||SUPPLY|
|KN3||İznik - Finish||4,6||25||6||320||44||784||05:00||22:00||YEMEK|
There are fountains alongside the road as the course follow village roads. Reliable sources will be announced at the end of February.
- Drinking water will be available almost at all of the checkpoints.
- 3 levels of refreshment points will be available.
- Su: There will be water and may be coke too.
- Mini: Water, coke, tea, coffee, chocolate, biscuits, crackers, some fruit (banana, mandarin clices, etc.), and soup at some of the locations.
- Each participant will use his/her own cup for drinks.