Tartu-Kääriku

43. Tartu Maraton

Tartu-Kääriku skitour

16. January 2015

Tartu-Kääriku ski tour is replaced with Tartu-Uhti hike. Saturday ski parti is moved to Kääriku Sports Centre.

16th of January 1960 - 214 skiers started in Tartu for the very first Tartu Maraton. They passed through Otepää and finished in Kääriku. This was the beginning of the most known sport event in Estonia. Over the years a total of 172 284 skiers have participated in Tartu Maraton events. On the  16th of January 2015 Tartu Maraton celebrates its 55th anniversary.

Anniversary events involve an historical ski race, a retro marathon, retro party and race for children.

Anniversary program:

Friday, January 16th 2015

9.00 Celebration of Tartu Maraton 55. jubilee at the Tartu Town Hall Square. Greetings from Urmas Klaas, the mayor of Tartu, and memories of the first Tartu Marathon participant.

9.30 Tartu-Uhti hike 15km starting from club Atlantis. The event celebrates 55th year since the first marathon was held.

Saturday, January 17th 2015

16.00 Tartu Marathon  55. jubilee Retro Ski Race 6,5km Tehvandi-Servamägi-Tehvandi. Retro Ski Race is unique because of its old-fashioned costumes and wooden skis. There is no need to register.
 

22.00 Tartu Marathon „After-ski parti“ in Kääriku Sports Centre. Performing band "Regatt".

Sunday, January 18th 2015

10.30-11.30 FIS World Snow Day children ski races on Tartu Marathons course in Tehvandi. Tartu Marathon children ski race is a fun family event. Races are suitable for all ages and it is not a competition. The distances vary from 300m to 3km. 

Main sponsor

SEB

Presenter

Codeborne

Ski partner

Madshus

Wax partner

Toko

Media partner

Postimees

Grand sponsors

A. Le Coq Ramirent Salvest Craft Atlantis Rand & Tuulberg

Supporters

Lõunakeskus Tartu Terminaal G4S Maks & Moorits TÜ Kliinikum PC Expert Ifan Auto EY 1182.ee Põltsamaa Ecoprint

Supporters

Ehitusmeister Avis Lipton Löfbergs Lila Hotell Pallas Hotell London Tere

Media partners

Maaleht Linnaleht Tartu Ekspress Scanpix Raadio Elmar