Around 3000 young MTB bikers are welcomed to Tartu on this weekend
On this Saturday, September 17th, the 19th Tartu Rattamaraton children’s event takes place in Tartu, Tähtvere Sports Park. Around 3000 young bikers are expected to participate. Online registration is open from today on tartumaraton.ee website.
All children, in all ages and despite their previous biking experience are welcome to join the event. There are different tracks: TILLUraces are meant for children up to 8 years old and include courses of 400 meters, 700 meters and 1 kilometer. MINImarathon are for older children and includes course of 5.1 kilometers. The first TILLUrace start is given at 11 AM, the MINImarathon one at 12:10 PM. All courses run in the Tähtvere Sports Park and Dendropark.
This is not a competition, no winners are declared. However, all children receive a bib with number 1 and at the finish line a medal, a diploma and a bag of goods. The participation is free of charge.
The event is the fifth stage in the Tartu Maraton Mini Cube series. All six Club Tartu Maraton competitions are included in the series: Tartu Skiing Marathon, Tartu Running Marathon, Tartu Rattaralli (cycling), Tartu Inline Skating Marathon, Tartu Rattamaraton (MTB) and Tartu City Marathon children’s event. To complete the series, one must participate in at least four events. At the end of the season, all children who participated in the series will be awarded with a small gift and fun event.
Photo: Ardo Säks