Derbent Trail Run 20K
Only Virtual race in 2020.
Virtual Race is free for all. Please read rules and details on Virtual Iznik Ultra page.
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, until "Kan Çiçekleri" (Blood Flowers) field, 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. Bottom of the descent lays Dirazali Village. Last 4km section is tarmac and cobblestone pavement, touring histroric Iznik center before the finish line.
No aid or water stations on the course. There is one trail fountain after "Kan Çiçekleri" (Blood Flowers) field, some other fountains also in Dırazali Village. 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. 20,8km, total descent 750mt, total height gain 275mt
Starts at 18:30 at Derbent, finishes at Iznik.
Course limit - 4 hours.
There will be free shuttles to Derbent from Iznik.
Provides no ITRA points. But track evaluated by ITRA.
You can reach the course of the 2020 edition here.