TransAnatolia 2021 will start in Eskişehir, finish in Kars!
Panoramic sceneries that nature has beautified, artifacts dating back centuries and the people of Anatolia who have written down the book of tolerance… We have nature, history and culture all along this year’s route as well.
Taking start on the morning of September 12, Sunday from Eskişehir, the racers will traverse a total of 270 kms including the special stages of Eskişehir, Nallıhan, Kızılcahamam covering a distance of 346 km, at the end of the first day of the difficult race, the racers will rest at the Sorgun lake bivouac area.
On the third day of the race, the racers will start the day at 06:00 at the Sorgun Lake bivouac area. This is the longest stage of the race covering a distance of 482 km. The total distance of the Çerkeş, Kurşunlu and İstiklal special stages is 290 km. At night, the racers will rest at a hotel in Çorum.
On the fourth day of the race, the racers will start the day at 7 am at Çorum. The first special stage is cancelled due to the heavy rain the day before. Today they will pass through Hititler and Mt.Yıldız special stages. At the end of a 341 km race, they will end the day at the Mt.Yıldız camp.
On the fifth morning of the race, the racers will take start on 08.00 from Mount Yıldız. Covering a distance of 249 km through the special stages of Dipsiz Göl, Kösedağı and Kızıldağ the day covers a total distance of 288 km. Today special stages ratio with 86 % of the days total distance is comprised the highest ratio of special stages of the race. The racers will complete the fifth day at the Refahiye Dumanlı National park bivouac.
The racers will start the day early from the Refahiye Dumanlı National Park at 07.00 passing through the stages of Yassıçemen, Otlukbeli, Karasu covering a total distance of 193 km for a day total of 339 km. Ending the day at Erzurum ski facility, the racers will pass 6th night at a hotel.