Over 400 cyclists took part in the pre-events of the 23rd Tartu MTB Marathon


Photo by Adam Illingworth

23. Tartu MTB Marathon will take place next week. Today’s pre-events of the marathon, the official training and the Tartu MTB Marathon Relay attracted over 400 cyclists to the course.

Pre-events took place between the small towns of Otepää and Elva, as next week’s main races do.

Today’s programme kicked off with the relay marathon. This year a total of 41 teams with three members took part in it. There were some teams that consisted of top Estonian cyclists and some of the teams just enjoyed a nice summer day.

Also, the Tartu MTB Marathon’s official training took place. According to the preliminary data, over 300 cyclists checked out the course before the main event.

23rd Tartu MTB Marathon will be held in South-Estonia on September 20th.

A day before, September 19th, the children´s bike races of the MTB marathon will take place in the Estonian historical University town Tartu.