Want to explore two continents in just one run? You can, if you join the Istanbul Eurasia Marathon which is set to happen on November 11, 2012. Dating back to 1979, this event is an extraordinary marathon that spans two continents, Europe and Asia.
By just running 15 kilometers, you get to run across two continents starting on the Asian side and ending in European side. You get to enjoy views of Bosporus and Istanbul, passing important sites and attractions such as the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Sultanahmet district and ancient Hippodrome.
The marathon officially starts at 9am on Sunday, and the time limit is 5 hours and 30 minutes. You can still register for the marathon through the official website. 15km race, 8km race, and fun run are also available.