Tartu City marathon

Tartu City marathon

Tartu City marathon
Date: 05.10.2019
Location: Tartu (Estonia)

Tartu City Marathon track, which runs on the streets of the historical university town, has been considered as the most exciting marathon courses in Estonia. The following distances are opened: marathon (42 km), half-marathon (21 km) as well as 10 km. On the 10 km distances also the Nordic Walkers are warmly welcome. In addition, special children races are held.

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Combine your sport event with the visit of Tartu. Tartu is the country’s second city, a university town located in southern Estonia. It is a pleasant place to visit, tranquil and with a unique spirit, bisected by a river, with leafy parks and streets lined with 19th century wooden houses. The countryside surrounding Tartu has distinctive rounded hills, undulating green countryside, river valleys, lakes, nature reserves, old manors and stately castles.

Tartu is also a city of museums. The Toy Museum displays the different kinds of toys Estonian children have played with over two centuries. The Estonian National Museum displays historical and ethnological artefacts connected to Estonian folk culture. The University of Tartu Botanical Gardens has over 6,500 plant species from all of the world’s climatic zones of the world. The Gardens’ greenhouse is the biggest in the Baltics. Tartu’s other sites of interest include the former KGB cells near the city centre and the Aviation Museum on the outskirts of Tartu with its displays lifesize helicopters, fighter aircraft and smaller planes. Tartu’s 19th century wooden houses district of Supilinn (Soup Town) is a sight unto itself.

Source: www.visitestonia.com

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