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Postimees is the most read and the most respected newspaper in Estonia that covers news and events taking place in Estonia and all over the world fast and objectively.

Internal and foreign news, political, opinion and culture-related articles and competent economic overviews and commentaries have found their place in the daily columns of Postimees. The paper is printed 6 times a week from Monday to Saturday. The Saturday version – Postimees Extra – is of its nature and contents a weekend newspaper. In addition to daily news it brings to readers analytic journalism and also “softer” topics. Long personal and opinion stories, reviews of weekly events and doings of people, galleries of happenings – all this and much more awaits to be read in the Postimees Extra. Additional publications that come with it are the TV schedule, additional newspapers Arter and AK (Arvamus ja Kultuur – Opinion and Culture in English). Postimees has been published also in Russian since November of 2005 and it has the biggest readership among newspapers in Russian in Estonia. The contents are made up of orginial stories and translations of the most important news from Postimees. 1995 is when the Postimees’ online version was born. Today, the Postimees’ virtual version has gone through several renovations. Thanks to consistent development the site has become more and more diverse. Not a single aspect of life has been left unmentioned and the readers can be sure that they are informed in the best and most trustworthy way possible. In the online Postimees you can find both Estonian and international news, get the latest updates in economics, science, culture, sports and entertainment. To find information about health, food, technology and engineering you can also visit Postimees’ consumers’ info page at Tarbija24.ee. In July 2007 they successfully launched the “yellow pages” under the domain Elu24.ee. In addition to reading articles written by opinion leaders you can express yours in the comments. The speed of news and comments and their forwarding has constantly increased. This has helped them gain more and more readers.

Sportland is the biggest chain store in the Baltics selling and marketing world-famous sport and free time brands. Sportland Estonia AS is the subcompany of Sportland International Group AS and operates the Sportland, Sportland Outlet, O'Neill and Timberland chain stores in Estonia.

Sportland's mission is to make the lives of young people more interesting, emotional, intriguing through the products and services they offer. You can find the nearest store here: www.sportland.ee and Sportland on Facebook here: facebook.com/sportlandeesti

AS A. Le Coq is Estonia's oldest brewery and nowadays the biggest drink manufacturer, whose assortment includes 10 categories of drinks - from water, syrups, juices, soft, juice, energy and sports drinks to mild alcoholic drinks like beer, cider and long drinks.

A. Le Coq's most important brands are A. Le Coq, Fizz, Aura and Limonaad. In the past the enterprise has supported the most promising initiatives and will continue to do so in the future. Throughout the years they've endorsed and started several charity projects, bigger and smaller sports and culture related endeavours and environmentally friendly initiatives.

Ramirent AS  is one of the leading rental companies offering a broad product portfolio of tools and building machinery and equipment. It serves both big companies and small businesses, both professional constructors and civilians.

Ramirent rental points can be found in all the Nordic Countries, Baltic countries, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Ukraine and the Czech Republic. In addition to construction machinery Ramirent offers rental of tents for various sport and amusement events, fences and barriers, water closets, etc. They have been active in Estonia for 15 years during which they have supported numerous sports and cultural events. Biggest projects have been with Tartu Rock Basketball Club for several years, with Harju Kek's Rally Team and Maarja Village. In 2007 they signed a sponsorship contract with the Estonian Olympic Committee that helped top athletes go to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. For more information visit www.ramirent.com

In 1946 AS Salvest developed into one of Estonia's biggest food-canning industries. The long-term experience has given remarkable expertise and created a strong foundation for securing the quality and stability of production.

Our mission is to make the life of consumers tastier and more comfortable. With the best culinary specialists we have created product that will guarantee your satisfaction.  The best domestic vegetables have been processed and packaged just the way you like. Comfortable handling, permanently high quality, balanced taste and sufficiently long life period are what we offer with our product portfolio.

The objective of the Tourism Development Centre of EAS is to increase international awareness of Estonia as a travel destination and its reputation. We market Estonia to both domestic and foreign tourists. In terms of virtual platforms, we use social media channels and the visitestonia.com webpage, which covers tourism offers across Estonia and is accessible in seven languages. We also use these environments to organise various campaigns. 

In addition, we conduct press trips for foreign journalists to facilitate the publication of articles about holidays in Estonia, and organise product presentation travels for foreign tour operators so that Estonian tourism offers would find their way into the packages of foreign travel agencies. We take part in various tourism fairs in cooperation with tourism entrepreneurs and organisations, and organise face-to-face meetings for entrepreneurs in foreign markets so that they could gain more business contacts. We also support tourism investments with a focus on big projects and events that increase the number of overnight stays by tourists. 

CRAFT has been designing and producing functional sportswear since the middle of 1970s. 

Through co-operation with top athletes from all over the world and thorough observation of their movement, CRAFT has mapped thermal regions of bodies and measured bucket loads of sweat. This has resulted in a wide range of first-class functional and ergonomic sportswear. You can find clothes for every season, weather condition and for sportsmen of various skills and level.

Construction company AS Rand & Tuulberg was established in 1993. Its main activities are performing construction projects as a main contractor or project manager. Thanks to a high-quality work, reliable warranties and reliability when meeting the deadlines, the company is one of the 10 finest Estonian construction companies. In 2007 it was chosen as one of Tartu's 3 best enterprises. Construction company AS Rand & Tuulberg has supported Club Tartu Maraton since 2001.

Eesti Pagar values local raw materials and knows what Estonian customers prefer. That is how we have won the loyalty of our customers. We honour Estonian grain. It’s healthy and tastes good!

It can be said that bread is the symbol for all food. That is why we are baking traditional Estonian bread for You. Our skilled bakers take pride and care in preparing dozens of different bread products for You that look amazing and taste wonderful. Eesti Pagar is the biggest bakery in Estonia, and our brand has been seen on the local shelves since the year 2004.

Enervit on 1965. aastal loodud ettevõte ning eestlasi on energiatoodetega varustanud alates 2004. aastast. Tootevalikusse kuuluvad joogipulbrid, geelid, battoonid, taastusjoogid ja palju muud. Enervit tootevalikuga on võimalik tutvuda www.enervit.ee ja Klubi Tartku Maraton ürituste EXPO aladel.

The 1182 hotline has been a partner for Club Tartu Maraton from 2002. As is proper for a leading hotline service provider in Estonia, we try to operatively help with answering questions regarding Club Tartu Maraton as well.

We have a lot of different experience in this field. For example the first question via telephone in Estonia was first answered already on June 1st, 1993. But there's more. In addition every Tartu Marathon has an 1182 intermediate sprint, that we award with a cheque. The enterprise that once started in the rooms of Tallinn's Main Post Office has today grown to become Estonia's top hotline that belongs to the FCR Media Group and provides information and answers both by phone and over the Internet. You can find out more at our website: https://www.1182.ee/front-page

Tartu city has been sponsoring Club Tartu Maraton events from their birth in 1960.This support has let these events grow to trademarks of South-Estonia.

Lõunakeskus is South-Estonia's biggest shopping centre with over 160 stores and services, an ice skating rink, AHHAA 4D cinema, several dining establishments, children's playground and a sports club. All year round you can purchase products of local farmers from the market open in Lõunakeskus. There is a free express bus line between the city centre and the shopping mall.

Lõunakeskus, Ringtee 75 Tartu, information + 372 7315 500+ 372 7315 500

The main fields of activity of Tartu Terminaal include storage and sales of oil products. The storage terminal is one of the largest in Estonia and the only such terminal in South Estonia. Majority of fuels sold in gas stations in South-Estonia are  purveyed in the AS Tartu Terminaal's storage units in Kärkna. The storing of Estonia's liquid fuels supplies is a proof of its reliability.

The enterprise has always supported great initiatives that boost the mood and bring a smile to your face. It has grown most fond of basketball and popular amateur sporting events. Club Tartu Maraton Complex event gives the enterprise a great opportunity to endorse a popular sport event with a long history.

G4S has been Club Tartu Maraton's long time security partner - Estonia's leading provider of varius security services. G4S is Estonia's sole proprietor with the biggest staff and they have made it a goal to support a healthy and a sporty lifestyle.

In addition to sponsoring many professional sports events and series they have tried to support the bigger amateur sport races. Their co-operativeness has been fruitful and inspiring - for several years they have won
the first place among the companies scoring list at the Tartu Complex Event

Ernst & Young Baltic AS (www.ey.com/ee) on Baltimaade juhtiv konsultatsiooni- ja audiitorbüroo, mille Tallinna kontoris töötab 100 inimest. Rahvusvaheliselt on Ernst & Young oma 141 000 töötajaga suuruselt teine ja kõige kiiremini kasvav majanduskonsultatsioone pakkuv ettevõte maailmas, mis kliendi jaoks tähendab professionaalseid ja usaldusväärseid koostööpartnereid ning kompetentseid ja paindlikke lahendusi kõikides kliendi tegevuses tekkivates küsimustes.

Ernst & Young pakub suurt valikut finantsalaseid teenuseid, mis sisaldavad auditeerimist, maksualast nõustamist, ettevõtete äritegevuse ning tehingute nõustamist ja raamatupidamisteenuseid.

Ecoprint is an environmentally-friendly print shop in Tartu County. We use environmentally-friendly production techniques and are the only ones to be registered under the green print trademark Roheline Trükis.

Ecoprint has twice earned the title of the Best Environmentalist of the Year from the Ministry of the Environment. We make all the primary print types from small leaflets to books. We are passionate about green enterprising and offer our clients a quality service from design to production. 

Löfbergs Lila AB is a Swedish family-owned company that was founded in 1906 by brothers Josef, John and Anders Löfberg. Today the company is in the hands of the 4th generation of the Löfberg family. The enterprise has been given the ISO 9001 certificate, the head office with Europe's most modern rosting house is situated in Karlstad. About 16 000 tons of coffee is sold annually.

Löfbergs Lila AB is guided by environmentally-friendliness and social responsibilities that begins already at the harvesting process. The finest Arabica coffee beans straight from providers in Brasil, Columbia, Guatemala, Costa-Rica and Kenya are used as raw material. The company wishes to offer the consumer a high quality coffee in all its richness. Löfbergs Lila's vision is to be the best in coffee industry development and to popularise the tradition of drinking coffee in the Baltic and Nordic countries.

Isopunkt OÜ's (trademark - Ehitusmeistri tööriistalaenutus (Builder's tool rental)) main fields of activity are rental and retail of construction appliances, tools, platforms, barriers and modules. We present trademarks like Müba, Zarges, Bosch, Containex, Isotex, Isoplaat, etc.

Respo Haagised AS was established in 1990 and today we are the leading car trailer manufacturer in Estonia owning 42% of market share. We believe that our development and success will continue to depend on those thousands of clients who choose Respo trailers and therefore we are fully committed to our clients. The mission of Respo Haagised AS is to manufacture, sell and repair trailers for cars and vans and their accessories, as well as to carry out after-sales maintenance. Our wish is to offer clients high-quality complete solutions.

The product range of Respo includes a variety of different box trailers, vans, platforms, trailers for the transportation of boats, water scooters, small speedboats, horses, dogs, snowmobiles, snow blowers, cars, etc. In addition to standard trailers, we also offer flexible special solutions to suit the needs of our clients.

Tridens AS has been a reliable partner to its valuable customers, shareholders, employees, the Republic of Estonia and its cultural community, and our suppliers all over the world for 27 years. These years have given us a long-term experience to guide the existence of the brands of our assortment in Estonia.

Precisely the experience and knowledge gave us the courage to open the subsidiaries in Latvia and Lithuania in 2007. We are proud for the achievements because the sales of many brands have already increased tenfold, and we believe that there is even more room for the growth of potential. Continuous learning and experience since 1988 has enabled us to remain successfully in the competition and to become one of the oldest trading companies in Estonia. Our product range holds more than 150 different brands of which the best-known are the Jägermeister, Metaxa, Rémy Martin, Russian Standard, Yellow Tail, Espiritu, Ecusson, Lapin Kulta, Red Bull, Hartwall Original Long Drink, and Mynthon.

Hotel Ülemiste is located on the shore of lake Ülemiste in Tallinn only a 7-minute car ride away from the Old Town and a 5-minute walk from the airport.

In the vicinity of the hotel is Tallinn's largest shopping centre. There 128 rooms decorated in light warm tones, a la carte restaurant Fuente, a conference centre and a big free parking lot for the hotel guests. To get to the city centre you can easily take bus number 2 that leaves from Lindakivi stop right in front of the hotel.

If you value friendly customer service, reasonable prices and a comfortable hotel room in the heart of Tartu your best choice is Hotel Tartu***. Built in 1964 it is one of the city's oldest hotels with an interior accustomed to the nostalgic yet modern 1960s style.

Thanks to a great location, hotel Tartu has been a valuable stopover to both businessmen and vacationers through times. There 58 freshly renovated rooms, a day spa offering a wide variety of health and beauty services, pellucid and modern conference rooms and a cosy café. We offer comfortable accommodation right in the heart of the city - across the street you can find the bus station and a short walk away are the old town, theatre and concert hall Vanemuine and several shopping centres.

GMP Clubhotel is a unique and exclusive hotel in Otepää. We offer best accommodation and catering services in a historical building on the shore of the gorgeous Lake Pühajärv.

At the hotel, you can rest in comfortable, luxuriously furnished apartments. The legendary GMP Pühajärve restaurant operating in the building is considered one of the best and most stylish places for dining and entertainment in Southern Estonia. The restaurant has been selected among the best 50 restaurants in Estonia for three consecutive years (2013, 2014 and 2015).

FIFAA is established in 1993 and has been around for 22 years as a marketing partner for thousands of companies who require clothing and promotional gifts for promotional purposes, as well as in everyday work. We operate in all three Baltic countries and thanks to its long experience we dare to consider ourselves as experts in this field.

FIFAA is also an importer for different sports and leisure goods. We are the representative of Skechers, Spalding and And1 in the Baltic States. FIFAA is also a partner in a number of sports organizations and non-profit organizations: the Estonian Olympic Committee, the Estonian Basketball Association, the Estonian Football Association, BC Kalev/Cramo, FC Flora, BC TÜ/Rock, Latvian Basketball Association, Erki Nool Athletics School and many others. We also design, produce and market the clubs and the national team fan gear. In addition, FIFAA is operating 2 retail store chains: T-Shirt Store (20 stores across the Baltic states) and Skechers (5 stores in Estonia).

E-TURIST travel agency is Club Tartu Maraton's official travel partner since 2008. We provide accommodation and travel options for several marathons that will save you time and money.

E-TURIST travel agency was founded in 1997. We welcome tourist in the Baltics and also organise seminars and conferences. We offer travel services for many projects. We support bigger international events like the International Hanseatic Days 2015 in Viljandi, European Road Championships 2015, etc.

More about us: www.e-turist.ee

The STIHL name has stood for revolutionary technology and innovative ideas ever since the firm was founded.

Throughout our 85-plus year history that has made us the name for state-of-the-art engineering. The STIHL brand is known round the world today for quality and service. In more than 160 countries our products are helping people at work - and that has made us the world's leading chainsaw brand.

Viking Line is a public limited company and a market-leading brand in passenger traffic on the northern Baltic Sea.

It offers passenger services, recreation and cargo carrier services on the vessels Gabriella, Mariella, Amorella, Rosella, Viking Cinderella, Viking XPRS and on the new flagship Viking Grace. www.vikingline.com & www.vikingline.ee

The Aura Water Centre is the first water park in the Baltics that opened on Ocotber 1st in 2001. Since then it has been a most popular place for leisure activities and sports.

The centre offers 3 service packages. The swimming pool serves sportsmen and students learning to swim. In addition you can take a nice shower and go to the sauna after a swim. It is mostly meant for sportsmen, amateur swimmers, swimming 101 and varius water aerobics classes. The water park is for having fun and relaxing in various jacuzzis, enjoying underwater massages and drinks or snacks at the café. To use all the services in the centre you can visit the spa which in addition to the water park and the swimming pool allows acces to different saunas and a sanarium. The centre is open every day and has something for everyone! For more information visit: http://www.aurakeskus.ee/en/ 

The first number of Tartu Ekspress came out in September of 2007. Before December 2008 the newspaper belonged to Estiko but was then joined with a media concern that has today become bankrupt. As of 1 Oct 2009 Tartu Ekspress is given out by Ajaleht OÜ. With a tirage of 20 000 it is without a doubt the biggest media publication in Tartu.

Tartu Ekspress is positively minded, gives word to citizens, brings out personal and success stories, takes a look into the past, covers the latest sports happening, compares prizes in various stores, etc. The weekly newspaper appears every Thursday and can be found in the bigger supermarkets and shopping centres. An independent voice of the citizens in a town under control of big concerns is more than welcome.

SCANPIX BALTICS was founded in 1999 by the Eesti Meedia enterprises and has today become the biggest company in the Baltics in the field of digital media.

In 2002 the company expanded to Latvia and Lithuania. They are partners for majority of the bigger publications of the Baltic countries, many advertising agencies, publishers, websites, tv channels, etc. In addition they represent internationally renown agencies like Thomson Reuters (Reuters), Agency France Press (AFP), Associated Press (AP), Corbis, ITAR-TASS, RIA-Novosti, etc. Our digital archive basically works 24 hours 7 days a week. The company has offices in Tallinn, Tartu, Riga and Vilnius. For more information visit: http://www.scanpix.com/

MyFitness is the largest sport clubs’ chain in the Baltic states. It includes ten sport clubs in Estonia – 5 in Tallinn (MyFitness Rocca al Mare, Viru, Kristiine, Solaris and Lasnamäe), 2 in Tartu (MyFitness Tartu Lõunakeskus and MyFitness Tartu Kesklinn) and clubs in Viljandi, Pärnu and Narva. It also includes 6 clubs in Riga.

Estonian MyFitness’ clubs weekly offer more than 600 different trainings in more than 40 different styles. In MyFitness you train with non-binding contract! You also can put your membership on hold for two consecutive months, max. Members of MyFitness’ can visit all Estonian clubs for reduced visit fee 3,50 € or by joining the daily or full MyFitness+ package. One visit fee 3,50 € also applies for Estonian MyFitness’ members while visiting clubs in Riga and vice versa. MyFitness+ package is now more valuable than ever and offers even more training possibilities. With this package you can now train in all ten MyFitness clubs all over Estonia! You can find the terms and conditions and the pricelist on MyFitness website: www.myfitness.ee. Joining online is always 10 € cheaper! myfitness.ee/liitumine See you at the training!

Tartu Vocational Education Center is the biggest vocational and adult education establishment in Estonia. There are about 3,500 students acquiring professional skills on two-year or three-year programmes.

In addition, there are about 3, 000 people who learn at adult training courses yearly. Our mission is to shape young masters whose skills will develop Estonian future. Our practical workshops offer a variety of goods and services for sale – starting from catering and hairstyling services to car repair and accommodation. Purchasing our goods and services you will support the education of our future masters.

SA Tartu University Hospital Children's Foundation was founded in 2000 by 26 people of whom some worked in the hospital but most were just caring entrepeneurs or active citizens.

The goal of the foundation has always been the same: improving health care possibilities for children in Tartu with the voluntary help of the public and financial support from people. In 2009 the foundation concentrated on explaining to the public how important constant donations are.

SA Tähtvere Leisure Park manages and develops the existing recreational, entertainment and sports infrastructure, including Estonia's first BMX cross track, skate park and a children's playground on the border of river Emajõgi. In winter the sports park uses artificial snow to provide high quality ski tracks and a skate rink is open right under the arch of the festival arena. You can rent skis and skates from the rental.

All year round many sports and cultural events take place in the leisure park's area. You can also rent rooms for conferences, meetings, seminars or private parties, various halls or a sauna. The outside grounds are open to the public free of charge. Around 100 000 people visit the leisure park annually. 

Tehvandi Spordikeskus asub Eesti talvepealinna Otepää piiril kus on parimad sportimisvõimalused nii suvel kui talvel.Tehvandi on rahvusvaheliselt tuntud spordi-, turismi- ja puhkekeskus, kus on olemas aastaringsed tingimused nii tipptasemel treenimiseks, võistlemiseks kui ka rahvaspordiga tegelemiseks, aktiivseks puhkuseks. Tänu mitmekesistele sportimis- ja vaba aja veetmise võimalustele kaunis looduses on Tehvandist saanud paljude spordisõprade ja puhkajate lemmikpaik.

2003. aastast on Tehvandi Spordikeskus Rahvusvahelise Suusaliidu (FIS) ametlik põhjaalade treening- ja koolituskeskus. Tehvandil korraldatakse rahvusvahelisel tasemel tippspordivõistlusi, üle-eestilisi rahvaspordiüritusi ning kultuurisündmusi millest tuntuimad on FIS MK Otepää etapp, Suverull. Tehvandilt saab alguse ka Tartu Maraton.

Tartumaa Tervisespordikeskus asub Elva linnast 2 km kaugusel, männimetsa keskel. Tartu Maratoni finish on siin õuel olnud alates 2008 aastast.

Tartumaa Tervisespordikeskus on koht, mis on jõukohane treenimispaik nii tipp- kui harrastussportlastele ning pakub liikumisvõimalusi igas huvigrupis olevatele inimestele. Eelkõige teeb sportimise nauditavaks kõrguv männimets, mitmepalgeline ja huvitav loodus ning kerge reljeefne maastik. TTSK pakub majutust peamajas 37 inimesele, lisaks soojal ajal kämpingud, kokku 220 inimesele. Peamajas on väike kohvik, on võimalik osta suupisteid ja sooje, külmi jooke. On pesemisvõimalused: saunad ja duššid, puhkenurk.

1997 aastast, kui Tartu Maraton stardib Otepäält, on Lutsu Talu üles seadnud ja teenindanud esimest, 12 kilomeetril asuvat MATU TP-d.

Meie peamine tegutsemisala on taluturism. Korraldame spordi- ja meelelahutusüritusi, projekteerime, ehitame ja hooldame valvesignalisatsiooni, ja osutame traktoriteenust. Rohkem teavet meie kohta www.lutsu.ee.

Association of International Marathons and Distance Races uhites all the biggest marathons in the world. Tartu Linnamaraton also belongs to the AIMS calendar.

More info about AIMS calendar here:  http://aimsworldrunning.com/Calendar.htm