Tartu Maraton starts with Official Training and World Snow Day!


Today’s snow conditions on the Tartu Maraton course. Photo: Kristjan Kingo

On the 17th of January, 44th Tartu Marathon starts its program with the Official Training and FIS World Snow Day in the finish area of 44th Tartu Maraton – in Elva, Tartu County Recreational Sports Centre.

Chief of Course Assar Kütt was able to groome the course for the first time this winter. He said that at the moment there is not enough snow for classic course but the course is skiable in free technique.

For the Official Training and World Snow Day a maximum of 4,5km course will be prepared which will can be skied both ways. This means that a maximum of 9km course is available for the Official Training and different distances are available for children to take part in the World Snow Day.

Exact distances and the conditions of course will be decided on Friday.

Official Training will start at 11.00 and finish will be open until 14.00. World Snow Day also takes place in the finish area of the Tartu Maraton and lasts from 11.30 to 13.00.

Registration is needed for the free Official Training and World Snow Day in Elva. Registration can be done here - https://www.tartumaraton.ee/en/events/suusamaraton/44/

44. Tartu Maraton takes place on the 21st of February. 63km and 31km distances are available. Registration can be made on the Tartu Maraton homepage – www.tartumaraton.ee.

Week before the main events Open Track and Relay Marathon takes place. More info and registation here - https://www.tartumaraton.ee/en/events/suusamaraton/44/