3rd Tartu Linnamaraton was won by Tõnu Lillelaid


Main distance of the 3rd Tartu Linnamaraton, a 42km race was won by Tõnu Lillelaid with a time of 2:32:52. Half marathon was won by Kaur Kivistik with a time of 1:09:55.

“Main goal today was to run a personal best time. After 10 kilometres I realised that this would be improbable and I aimed to hold my place”, said Lillelaid who managed to pull away from the rest of the group only after few kilometres. He managed to beat Mario Mustasaar who finished with a time of 2:34:31.

Half-marathon gathered together three winners from the last year – 42km winner Ivar Ivanov, 21km winner Raivo Alla and 10km winner Kaur Kivistik. Those three men managed to pull away just after few kilometres. Kivistik managed to win with a time of 1:09:55. Alla was second and Ivanov third.

Annika Vaher was the best female in the marathon distance with a time of 3:09:27. Lily Luik was best in the half-marathon with a time of 1:18:54.

10km Tartu City Run was won by Rauno Laumets with a time of 0:32:10, Vjatšeslav Kolešelev was second (0:32:45) and Andrus Lein (0:33:14) third.

A total of 2804 runners and nordic walkers took part today in the 3rd Tartu City Marathon.

Photo: Tarmo Haud