We are ready to state the running culture with this brand new Project came out from Volt Floyd minds. 42for42 project will be the milestone for the city runners in İstanbul, and of course all around Turkey. İstanbul Marathon which is held every November is famous to unite continents but at the same time it is insufficient to connect the people.
For our opinion every human being must experience marathon once in a lifetime. Around that opinion we will give life to 42for42 project. Our trigger point is to change quality and perception of the İstanbul marathon.
42 determined people is ready to bright the potential of the marathon in İstanbul. By the way the number of 42 is a symbolic meaning for us. We’re expecting many more people in November to run for marathon.
The first aim of our is to destroy the perception of “ Running in Istanbul Marathon is useless.” The most efficient property of İstanbul Marathon as you know is uniting the continents of Europe and Asia by the help of the 15th July Bridge. Unfortunately we can’t explain our marathon to our beloved citizens. We believe that there is diversity of language among the runners and non-runners. We are defining a new alphabet called “running culture”. What we are going to is using this alphabet for communicating people each other. By the help of 42for42 project we can manage to spread running culture large amount of people. We did a marathon development report again with the help of that new language and trying to take attention of marathon authorities.
It is a fact that every marathoner is changing while they are passing the finish line. We claim that the Project of 42for42 is going to be a tool spreading the running culture in İstanbul,Turkey.
Since June of 2018 we had a lot time to turn this idea into a Project. First thing first we explained the effects of the 42for42 project to our runners .The people are thrilled to join to our Project in both cities of İstanbul and İzmir (we have two running crews both of the cities of İstanbul and İzmir.) We registered people to İstanbul marathon without losing time. Next step was to build a marathon training program.We’re still in a training program till the marathon day.
Now we are trying to reach to people as may as we can. It means that the Project is open to develop till the last day.
After marathon start we are going to move as one huge system not 42 individuals. Every kilometer we provide cycling units for food and moral. They will keep the race pace, with the helping of pacers all around the marathon course.Also we can navigate all of the runners on map real time. The last but not the least is our grand cheer zone which will be situated the exit of Gulhane Park which is one kilometer away from the finish. We will scream our ass off in that zone for last drop of energy they need.
Adding to these, we are planning to create a M-Tag(Marathon Tag) for every runner. How many gels did he/she used? What is the most significant moment for him/her? It will be fulled of these type of questions and answers. It will be a certificate of the marathon for them. The most beautiful thing of this planning session, it is alive and it is open to develop every second till the marathon.
Unfortunately we did not have magic stick for all of these. But the effect that we are trying to make is mystical and heroic in many ways. We will witness the transformation of kinetic energy of runners to synergy and inspiring people. The real question is “why can’t marathon change while the runners are changing?” The first aim that we want to effect is the character of the marathon.
Marathon value bounds with the amount of the people that follow. Marathon course can change, maybe the marketing budget of marathon can increase somehow.
We usually complain about the things that we irritate. But not this time. We are determined to change things about marathon as Volt Floyd, ready to do it.
Reaching one person is a victory for us. Now think for thousands of them.
Marathon Development Report:
Marathon course is kindly boring due to other marathons around the World. We want to change the course and to make marathon day becoming a festival. Here are some alternate routes that we found.
Beylerbeyi - 15 Temmuz Şehitler Köprüsü - Beşiktaş - Bebek - İstinye - Tarabya - Kireçburnu - Tarabya - İstinye - Bebek - Beşiktaş - Dolmabahçe - Vodafone Park.
Beylerbeyi - 15 Temmuz Şehitler Köprüsü - Beşiktaş - Bebek - İstinye - Tarabya - İstinye - Bebek - Beşiktaş - Karaköy - Eminönü - Gülhane Parkı - Sultanahmet.
Beylerbeyi - 15 Temmuz Şehitler Köprüsü - Beşiktaş - Bebek - Baltalimanı - Emirgan Sonu - Baltalimanı, Bebek - Beşiktaş - Karaköy - Eminönü - Balat - Eyüp Sultan - Balat - Eminönü - Gülhane Parkı Sultanahmet.
We think that motivator scenes around the course will make great effects to runners.Dj gigs, amateur or Professional music bands, acrobatic groups can make the difference. We experienced a lot of marathon races around the World and most of them have dozens of fun zones.
You can find the stats below about the fun zones.
You can find the stats below about the fun zones.
Marine Corps Marathon27%