Cappadocia: A race through a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Jo MeekAthletes Content, Races & Places, Trail Running, Ultra Marathons

Cappadocia lies in Central Anatolia, largely in Nevsehir Province of central Turkey. The ground consists of a high plateau over 1000 m in altitude that is pierced by volcanic peaks. Ancient volcanoes approximately 9 to 3 million years ago underlie the Cappadocia region. Eruption and erosion created the spectacular pillars and chimney-like forms. Fire, wind and rain! However, it was … Read More