52 years ago on a beautiful winter day the first Tartu Maraton took place. The track from Tartu to Kääriku was 55 km long and the total of 214 aficionados participated from whom 210 successfully skied their way to the finish line. There were in total of 31 persons in the competition group and the first Tartu Maraton was won by Rein Tikk with 3.27.10. We are waiting forward to the 41. Tartu Maraton that will take place on the 19th of February 2012.
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