With the 3rd International Guardian Half Marathon, Polatley is running towards his UNESCO goal – Sports News

The Gordian Half Marathon, which will begin with a race kit distribution event, will be held on Friday, May 27, from 11:00 to 19:00 at the Youth Park City Council Building in the capital Ankara. Activities, special games for children and a traditional pasta party will be held at Polatley Kumhuriet Square on Saturday, May 28, from 11:00 to 19:00, before the 3rd International Guardian Half Marathon.

The heart of the sport will be beating in Polatley on Sunday, May 29th

The 3rd International Gordion Half Marathon, which will begin on Sunday 29 May at 09.30 am in the ancient town of Gordion; It will continue throughout the day with various activities conducted by Polatley Municipality. In addition to athletes who will be sweating for the finish line in various disciplines such as 21km and 10km Frisian runs; Special tracks will be created for those who want to visit Tumuli and the historic city. For citizens who want to experience the excitement of the marathon, the bus will depart from Kumhuriet Square at 08:00.

The only major marathon in the capital Ankara

With the Guardian Half Marathon, the only major marathon held in the capital Ankara, Polatley, the shining star of the Anatolian steppe, will once again host the largest sports organization in its history. The Gordion Half Marathon will bring together hundreds of athletes in Polatley, to be held on Sunday, May 29, with the theme “Gordon is running for UNESCO”. Athletes of all ages will take part in the marathon, which will be started by Polatelli Mayor Mursel Ildizkaya. The Guardian Half Marathon, which will be held for the third time this year by Polatley Municipality; It will play a major role in the inclusion of the ancient city of Gordon in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The shining star of the Anatolian steppe, Polatley will make his name known throughout Turkey with the largest sports organization in its history. Citizens who want to learn more about the Gordon Marathon and apply for it; They can access all the information about marathons on the internet.

President Ildizkaya: “I invite all our citizens to our marathon to support Gordon’s journey to UNESCO.”

Polatlı Mayor Mürsel Yıldızkaya said in a statement that he had invited all Polatl লোক people to the ancient city of Gordon to experience the excitement of the marathon: Today, the historic landmarks of the Battle of Sakaria, the longest war in World War II history, and Gordian, the capital of King Midas, who turned everything it touched into gold in Anatolian mythology, still carry and keep alive. The ancient city of Gordon, a rich cultural treasure of our city, was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2012. Our hope is the Guardian, whose preparation we have completed as a result of working with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism; It needs to reach its rightful place by being included in the World Heritage List in 2022. With the successful work of the Polatlı Municipality Historical Areas Promotion Center (POTA), which we established in 2014 to introduce and explain our historical values, we have made significant progress in promoting historical tourism and our city. The International Guardian Half Marathon, which we will be hosting for the third time this year, will be an important step in bringing our historical values ​​back to where they deserved, with the participation of our compatriots and all our valued guests above Turkey. The 3rd International Guardian Half Marathon, which we will organize to incorporate sports into the lives of our citizens of all ages, to develop sports awareness and bring sports culture to our city; We will combine different cultures in our historic area with valuable athletes who come to our Polatley from around the world. Together we will embark on a journey into the historical sites of the Battle of Sakaria, the legacy of our heroic ancestors and the UNESCO World Heritage Site in the ancient city of Gordon. I would like to thank all the organizations and agencies that have contributed to this process, our valued sponsors, our historic area publicity center and all our athletes who have completed the application process and wish them success in the Gordon Half Marathon. I invite all of our citizens on this journey to the ancient city of Gordian where we will take the history-scented tracks of the bright star Polatlı of the Anatolian steppe on Sunday, May 29, at 09.30.

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