VIDEO: Close to 9000 people took part in the 34th Tartu Jooksumaraton


Tartu Jooksumaraton is the biggest cross-country running event in the Baltics. This year a total of 8872 took  part in the different events of the 34th Tartu Jooksumaraton. Video highlights will cover all four days of the action.

The running festival begun on the 25th of April with the official training where a total of 350 runners and nordic walkers took part. On the 6th of May Charity Run collected money for a 3-year old girl called Cassandra who is suffering with a very rare skin disease. Total of 1314 people took part and 9529€ was collected.

7th of May was the day for childrens’ events. Total of 3579 children ran in the different distances. Main distances 23km and 10km were ran on the 8th of May. Ibrahim Mukunga Wachira of Kenya won the mens race and Kaisa Kukk of Estonia was the best female runner.

Next event in the Tartu Maraton Cube series is 35th Tartu Rattaralli.