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This year's event was won by Josphat Leting from Kenya, who finished in 2:12.42. Raido Mitt, who finished in seventh place, was the fastest Estonian.
More than 20,000 people signed up to participate in Sunday's marathon and Saturday's half marathon. The marathon course started at Viru Gate in the Old Town.
Today's Tallinn Marathon was the biggest ever long distance running event in Estonia.
The race record was set in the women's marathon distance as well as the men's and women's half marathon. Never before have the first five marathons of the Tallinn Marathon been finished in less than 2 hours and 16 minutes.
A true world class was shown at the half marathon distance. The winner was Evans Cheruiyot from Kenya with a new Tallinn Half Marathon record in 1 hour and 29 second.(09/08/2019) Views: 693 ⚡AMP
The Tallinn Marathon has won a sure place in the competition calendar of runners and has become an attractive destination for running tourists looking for new experiences. About 20 000 running enthusiasts from 56 different countries participated in the 2017 event. As a tradition, the marathon will take place in every second Sunday of September, this year 9th of September,...more...