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Tallinna Maraton, Half Marathon & 10k 2018
September 7, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Marathon Events in Estonia
Why run the Tallinna Marathon in 2018?
You have only one chance to run the Tallinna Maraton on Estonia’s 100th anniversary year:
In 2018 the Republic of Estonia is celebrating its 100th anniversary and Tallinna Maraton is part of the official celebrations’ programme. Our goal is to organize an all-time largest Tallinna Maraton with over 21 000 participants – be one of them!
This year’s Tallinna Maraton is special because the organisers expect the participants to race wearing the flag colours – blue, black and white. Every full marathon runner will get a unique blue-black-white T-shirt designed for Estonia100! Half-marathon and 10km runners have the chance to buy the T-shirt with half price.
Medals are for all Tallinna Maraton finishers
Tallinna Maraton marathon, half-marathon and 10km runners will be rewarded with a medal decorated with Estonia’s national flower- cornflower. For the first time the 10km finishers will also receive a medal. Cornflower in Estonian is rukkilill.
UNESCO World Heritage Site Tallinn Old Town
You will be running along UNESCO World Heritage site declared Old Town of Tallinn, where you can best experience its historical sights and enchanting architecture. The course also includes the modern parts of Tallinn, and gives you a feel why Tallinn was rewarded as one of the most innovative capital cities in Europe! Visiting Tallinn, you will realize why Lonely Planet named Tallinn as ‘Best Value Destination 2018’. Come to enjoy free Wi-Fi in the most preserved medieval city in the Northern Europe, in Tallinn Old Town.
Great running weather and fast course awaits you
A favourable weather with 14-17C in this latitude in September and our fast track are important aspects why international runners join the Tallinna Maraton. In 2017, a record number of 56 different countries took part and the marathon winner’s time was a world class time of 2:09.22
Three-day family running festival
If your whole family loves getting active, Tallinna Maraton may be the perfect match for you. Our program includes Kids Races for the smallest, Nike We Run Tallinn 5k Youth Run, 10k for recreational runners, half- and full marathon for long distance running lovers. In order to avoid cramming in the competition centre our programme is spread over 3 days, so if you are coming to enjoy a weekend with just your race you can do just that!
Tallinn is close and everything in Tallinn is close
You will soon discover that all key aspects in Tallinn are close together. You can reach Tallinn directly from 23 destinations or with ferries from Helsinki or Stockholm! Airport and harbour are only 10 minutes from the City Centre, majority of hotels are in the City Centre with nearby restaurants, and Tallinna Maraton race office and start-finish areas are in the heart of Tallinn.
Your entry fee includes the following
Participation in your chosen Tallinna Maraton distance
BIB number (personalized with your name and country’s flag for 42km and 21km)
Timing device and result in the final protocol (for timing distances)
An electronic diploma
Medal (42km, 21km and 10km)
Service at the drinking stations and at the finish
Tallink travel voucher (marathon, half marathon and 10 km)
Free luggage hold and washing services
If necessary, first aid throughout the course
Shuttle to the finish line if you decide to quit
The entry fees will not be refunded if the participant cancels his/her participation. The fees are non-refundable in case of Force Majeure circumstances.
Tallinna Maraton includes the following races:
Tallinna Maraton – 42,195 km
Half marathon 21,1 km
10 km run with timing
10 km walking/Nordic Walking with timing
10 km run/walking/Nordic Walking without timing
Tallinna Marathon different distances are an individual competition with collective start. Start and finish area is at the same place. Marathon race is also Estonian Championship in marathon.
Kids races take place on Saturday, 8th of September on Freedom Square. Participation is free.
We Run Tallinn (Nike Youth Run, 5 km) takes place on Friday, 7th of September on Freedom Square.