Preliminary Event Information
We welcome you to the 15th Istanbul 5 Days, held between 30 October – 4 November. Forests and parks of two sides of the city, the Prince’s Islands and the legendary Grand Bazaar will be hosting to our extremely joyful and highly competitive events. Those willing to enjoy a weekful of orienteering with the 5 stages in 5 days, may also have additional training possibilites upon request.
Organizer Club & Organizing Committee
|Organizer Club||Istanbul Orienteering Club IOG|
|Event Center||It will be announced very soon and most probably will be at Sultanahmet – Sirkeci region.|
|Event Director||Ali Engin|
|Event Coordinator||Alper Saydam|
|Technical (IT) Director||Zeynep Abalý|
|30.10.2018||Arrivals & Registration & Model Event|
|31.10.2018||Middle, Belgrad Forest|
|01.11.2018||Sprint, City Park|
|02.11.2018||Middle, Island-O, Prince's Islands|
|03.11.2018||Long, Belgrad Forest|
|04.11.2018||Supersprint, Grand Bazaar|
|Class *||Year Born||Class *||Year Born|
|W/M 10||-2008||W/M 35||-1983|
|W/M 12||2007-2006||W/M 40||-1978|
|W/M 14||2005-2004||W/M 45||-1973|
|W/M 16A||2003-2002||W/M 50||-1968|
|W/M 16B||2003-2002||W/M 55||-1963|
|W/M 18A||2001-2000||W/M 60||-1958|
|W/M 18B||2001-2000||W/M 65||-1953|
|W/M 20A||1999-1998||W/M 70||-1948|
|W/M 20B||1999-1998||W/M 75||-1943|
|W/M 21A||--||M 80+||-1938||W/M 21B||--||W/M Open L||--||W/M 21E||--||W/M Open S||--|
* W: Women / M: Men
Entries & Payment
Deadlines for entry acceptances are as follows:
|Early Entries||From registration opening up to June 30th|
|Normal Entries||From July 1st up to September 30th|
|Late Entries||From October 1st up to October 21st|
Entries will be closed in October 21st. Those missing the late entries may register daily at the event sites, but these entries will be subject to map and start time availability. Therefore those missing the late entries may not be guaranteed participation in their classes.
Payments shall be done online with credit card. The date of online payment with credit card will be taken into consideration for early and normal registrations. If you do not have the possibility of paying with credit card, please send us an e-mail to email@example.com and let us know, so that we can give you additional information on exceptional payment methods.
You will receive a confirmation e-mail from us after the payment is approved.
|Type of Fee||Early Entries
Up to June 30th
Up to September 30th
Up to October 21st
|Children Classes Entry
10 - 14 ( M/W )
|€ 25 / 5 stages
€ 6 / stage
|€ 30 / 5 stages
€ 7 / stage
|€ 35 / 5 stages
€ 8 / stage
|Other Classes Entry
16+ ( M/W )
|€ 40 / 5 stages
€ 9 / stage
|€ 60 / 5 stages
€ 13 / stage
|€ 70 / 5 stages
€ 15 / stage
|Reduced entry fees for competitors from Albania, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia|
|Electronic Control (SI)
Card Rental *
|€ 2 / stage||€ 2 / stage||€ 3 / stage|
|Transport to Event Sites
(Incl. Site Entry Fees)*
|€ 9 / stage||€ 9 / stage||€ 12 / stages|
Category / SI / Start Time
|Free of Charge||Free of Charge||€ 3|
* € 40 should be paid if the rented SI Card is unreturned or lost by the competitor.
** May we remind that, participants coming by own vehicles to the stage site will have to pay the site entry fees.
Time Control System (Electronic Punching)
The Sportident electronic timing and punching system will be used.
Results & Prizes
Overall results will be according to the rankings of the first 4 stages. Grand Bazaar stage will be a separate race. All winners will receive medals and souvenirs from our sponsors.
There is no possibility to stay in tents!
Transportation to Event Sites
Bus transportation to the start areas and marine transport for the island stage will be arranged by the organizer. There will not be transport for Grand Bazaar stage. The cost of transportation (incl. event sites entry fees) is given above, in the "All Fees" table.