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  • Julius Wahome won the Tartu Forest Marathon

    Today, Kenyan Julius Muriuki Wahome won the most popular distance (21 km) of the Tartu Forest Marathon. Rait Ratasepp triumphed on the royal 42 km distance.
  • LIVE results, GPS tracking

    Tartu Forest Marathon, May 12
  • Tartu Maastikumaraton: Participant Info

    Before coming to the start, please read the participant information.
  • Bus and parking info, ticket sale

    On the marathon day there are official shuttle buses available and parking is free for those driving with Subaru. 
  • We extended the early bird for Tartu Maastikumaraton

    Good price still available!
  • Hiking groups at Tartu Maastikumaraton

    Tartu Maastikumaraton offers thrilling challenges for walkers this year! For the first time, hiking groups will be starting on both the marathon and half-marathon distance, guided by pace makers.
  • Here it comes: Medal of Tartu Maastikumaraton

    Our medals this year combine innovative design and dignity. Those interested can have their name and time engraved on the medal, making the marathon day even more memorable!
  • CHECK OUT: Tartu Rattaralli course videos

    After a five-year gap the beloved road bike festival returns to the rolling roads of South-Estonia.
  • Tartu Rattaralli Travels Back in Time for 40 Years

    Tartu Rattalli, one of the biggest road cycling festivals in Northern Europe, dates back to 1982. This year the beloved bike race travels back in time by launching the Vintage ride as part of the program.
  • Tartu Rattaralli changes the course

    After a five-year gap the beloved road bike festival Tartu Rattaralli returns to the rolling roads of South-Estonia, offering participants hilly parts with a more challenging profile.   
  • Stirnu Buks offers a special price for Tartu Maraton participants

    Tartu Maraton participants get a 15% discount on Stirnu Buks stages this year! Find the special code in the offers section of your marathon account.
  • Photos from the jubilee marathon

    Check out the photos taken this weekend!
  • Henri Roos won the 50. Tartu Maraton with the new course record

    In today's 50. Tartu Maraton, Henri Roos took the victory in a close competition at the finish line, setting also a new course record with a time of 2:27:41.7. He was followed by Marko Kilp, who finished less than a second later (+0:00:00.8), and third place went to Finnish skier Lauri Lepistö (+0:00:01.1).
  • GPS tracking, LIVE results

    GPS tracking and LIVE results of 50. Tartu Maraton
  • 50. Tartu Maraton Participant Info

    Before coming to the start, please read the participant information.
  • How to wax the skis for the marathon?

    Preliminary waxing suggestions for 18.02.
  • Bib and timing chip hand out process is new this year

    Participants will receive an email with a QR code, which will be used to collect their start number and timing chip. Please collect your number already at the race center! 
  • Info for elite group skiers

    50. Tartu Maraton, 18.02.2024
  • Youngsters will be awarded at Tartu Maraton

    To offer youngsters an exciting marathon experience and the opportunity to test themselves against others of their age, we award young skiers at the 31 km classic race. 
  • The last 100 spots left

    This year's registration for the Tartu Marathon has been the most active in recent years, with 5100 skiers already signed up.
  • Engrave your name on the medal

    You can have your name, distance and time engraved on the jubilee marathon medal!
  • Shuttle bus and parking tickets

    A pre-sale ticket costs 6 €, when buying on-site the price is 10 €.
  • 10 days to go: track conditions are very good

    Just ten days before the start, while many parts of Estonia are experiencing a shortage of snow, the Tartu Marathon track has a solid snow cover. "There is plenty of snow on the first 46 kilometers of the track, all the way from the start venue Otepää up to Palu. The last section from Palu to Elva is also in good condition, just icier in some spots. There are no signs of bare ground anywhere," says the course master Assar Kütt.  
  • Anders Aukland: Tartu Maraton track is in a class with Vasaloppet, and the Estonian audience similar to Holmenkollen

    Norwegian cross-country legend Anders Aukland says that Tartu Maraton is a very special race for him: “I love the track! It is one of the best long distance tracks I know. Vasaloppet is a big race where you have 6 to 8 tracks beside each other, well groomed. Tartu Maraton is like that, very professionally prepared.“  
  • Vitual race is on!

    Join Tartu Maraton in a way that suits you the best!
  • 64 years ago the 1. Tartu Maraton started on the frozen river

    From the center of town Tartu, on the ice of river Emajõgi, 214 sports enthusiasts started the ski hike on January 16, 1960.  Participants were greeted by fresh snow, mild cold weather and sunshine.
  • How does the seeding work in Tartu Maraton?

    At the 63 km distance, priority is given to the result of Tartu Maraton. The starting position is calculated automatically in the database, based on the best result from the last three years. Result from the short distance gives a place from the 5th group.   
  • How to remove fluor from skis?

    SWIX has prepared steps to remove fluoro carbons from skis that had previously been waxed with waxes containing fluoros.
  • Freestyle in Tartu Maraton: is this breaking the long-lived tradition?

    In its 50th edition this upcoming February, the traditionally classic-only Tartu Maraton will have a skating distance in the program for the first time. What motivated the organizers to make this decision?
  • Worldloppet passport = free ski waxing

    In co-operation with SWIX we offer a free waxing service for Worldloppet passport holders. 
  • Birthday on the marathon day = free entry

    For example, if your birthday is on February 17 or 18, you will get a free entry to the 50th Tartu Marathon as a gift!    
  • Celebrate the jubilee at the Vintage race

    In 2024, Tartu Maraton will reach the 50th edition. For the jubilee celebrations, everyone is welcome to join the time true Vintage race! It takes place on February 17, just a day before the traditional classical distances. 
  • The most legendary Tartu Maraton

    During the 63-year history, the ski race has taken place 49 times in one way or another. In 2024, the Tartu Maraton will reach a new milestone - the 50th event. But which of these events has been written in bold letters to history?
  • Fluorinated waxes are now banned at marathons

    At the beginning of the year, the International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS) announced a ban on fluorinated ski waxes, effective from the 2023/2024 winter season. This ban applies to all FIS races, including Worldloppet events, impacting both elite athletes and recreational skiers.
  • Season recap

    Almost 30 000 sports fans participated in the skiing, running and cycling events of Tartu Maraton Klassik series. Thank you for the wonderful sports year!
  • PHOTOS: Tartu City Marathon, Friday Night Run

    Check out the photos from the running festival last weekend!
  • Estonia and Finland in one ski trip

    In the second half of February we invite you to combine the races of Tartu Maraton and Finlandia Hiihto! You will spend 2 memorable ski weekends and the cherries on the top are 2 new stamps in the Worldloppet passport!
  • Photos from Tartu MTB Marathon

    Check out the photos taken this weekend!
  • Victory of Tartu MTB Marathon went to Finland

    Antti-Jussi Juntunen won the Hawaii Express 26. Tartu MTB Marathon with a powerful finish sprint. His time was 2 hours 27 minutes and 15 seconds. Estonian Gert Kivistik finished second (+00.01) and Latvian Martins Blums third (+00.01).
  • Marathon week opened with kids races in Tähtvere Sports park!

    Fun atmosphere and sunny weather awaited participants at the kids races.
  • Tartu City Marathon surprises with new course segments

    The half marathon and full marathon courses include several new and exciting segments, making the running experience even more enjoyable!
  • Course change in MTB Marathon longest distance

    89 km track will be shortened near Pringi: ~2 km detour will be left out, and the course will run straight on the Pringi-Restu road. Updated track is marked on the sceheme below with yellow and the cut-out segment with red. The new distance will be 86 km.
  • Tartu Maraton now also in free technique, whole program compactly in one weekend

    The legendary Tartu Maraton celebrates the 50th anniversary next winter and surprises skiers with significant renewals. There are new distances available to offer a doable challenge for every skiing fan. In addition, the whole race program is now compactly held in one weekend.  
  • Gran Fondo qualifyiers

    Check out of the riders qualifying for the series medal and World Championships!
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