SEB Tallinn Marathon
Sunday, September 13th 2015
Official results 2015 and diploma print
Nike Youth Run results
Marathon age groups winners
Half-marathon age groups winners
10 km age groups winners
Video from the course and finish
Video of SEB Tallinn Marathon 2015
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September 14, 2015
SEB Tallinn Marathon broke records
SEB Tallinn Marathon held September 12-13 in downtown Tallinn boasted record participant numbers in marathon and half marathon distances as well as Mesiküpp Kids Races and Nike Youth Run.
19,549 recreational athletes in total took part in this year’s SEB Tallinn Marathon, among them 1,823 marathon participants, 3,127 half marathon participants, 9,861 participants in the ten-kilometer running and walking distance, 1,585 Nike Youth Run participants, and 3,153 Mesikäpp Kids Race participants. As another record set, recreational athletes from a total of 49 different countries took part in the marathon.
The overwhelming winner of the marathon distance was Kiprop Tonui from Kenya who completed the race distance triumphantly in 2:18:04. Second place overall went to Sergei Cherepannikov who finished after Kiprop Tonui and won the Estonian Championship title, accomplishing his own personal record at 2:23:48. The fastest female runner in the marathon was Kaisa Kukk from Estonia who won the Estonian Championship title with a personal record 2:52:40.
A Guinness record was returned to Estonia by Marti Medar who completed the fastest marathon dribbling a basketball in 3:04:15. To set a new record, one had to be faster than 3:11.26 achieved by American Jerry Knox – Meder beat Knox’s time by seven minutes.
Tiidrek Nurme from Estonia won the half marathon with 1:06:08. The fastest female half marathon runner was Latvian Ilona Marhele who completed the race in 1:18:35. The fastest woman from Estonia was Egle-Helene Ervin, a young runner who set a personal record at 1:25:05, finishing as the female runner-up.
First place in 10 kilometers went to Roman Fosti who ran the distance in 30:11, renewing his personal record by four seconds. Women’s first place went to Jekaterina Patjuk who ran 10 kilometers in a near-record time of 33:51.
SEB Tallinn Marathon brought together recreational athletes in a variety of age groups. The youngest participants were two year-old runners in Mesikäpp Kids Races, while contestants aged 80 and up took part in different distances of the runfest. The most numerous body of corporate participants in SEB Tallinn Marathon – 917 employees – came from the company Ericsson Eesti AS.
The large-scale running event boasted a record number of participants from abroad, hosting more than 2000 foreigners. Among others, visitors from nations most far from Estonia included guests from the US, Brazil, Hong Kong, Japan, and New-Zealand.
Next year’s SEB Tallinn Marathon is scheduled to take place on September 11. Registration to SEB Tallinn Marathon 2016 is open at www.jooks.ee.
August 13, 2015
Estonia’s biggest running event SEB Tallinn Marathon to take place in a month
SEB Tallinn Marathon that is to take place in exactly one month from today is gaining popularity among foreigners next to Estonian sports fans. While last year, SEB Tallinn Marathon hosted runners from a total of 41 different countries, participants from 45 nations have registered for this years’ race already.
As of today, the number of registered participants and SEB Tallinn Marathon registration dynamics in general allow for an estimated new and significant participation record for both the full marathon as well as the half marathon.
In the course of fifteen years, SEB Tallinn Marathon has emerged as the region’s largest public sports event and the most well-known marathon. For all race distances, the organizers are prepared to host at least as many participants this year as in 2013 when 20,562 recreational athletes took part in the largest public sports event ever in Estonia.
Within the framework of SEB Tallinn Marathon that traditionally takes place on the second weekend in September, participants can choose between the following race distances: marathon (42.195 km), half marathon (21.1 km), 10-kilometer running or walking (incl. Nordic walking), 4-kilometer Nike Youth Run, and Mesikäpp Kids Races.
Discounted registration for different distances at SEB Tallinn Marathon is open until the end of August at www.jooks.ee. Go to the same web site to pre-register for Mesikäpp Kids Races. Nike Youth Run registration is open until September 6.
High5 BECOMES OFFICIAL SPORTS NUTRITION PARTNER OF 2015 YEAR SEB TALLINN MARATHON
SEB Tallinn Marathon (13th of September 2015) will provide for the first time energy gels to marathon runners in both laps.
Organiser MTÜ Spordiürituste Korraldamise Klubi and HIGH5 have agreed that HIGH5 will be provide gels at service points of marathon and half marathon distance. This year energy gels will be provided to marathon runners in both laps.
HIGH5 service points have been set up on the 21st and 33rd kilometer of marathon and on the 12th kilometer of half-marathon.
Isotonic energy gel IsoGel will be provided. According to representative of HIGH5 IsoGel is the best product to use during the race because IsoGel has a consistency more like a sports drink than a conventional gel and it's palatable without the need to drink additional water.
HIGH5 is a UK company producing sports supplements. Among other athletes HIGH5 products are used by Estonian marathon runners Roman Fosti and Kaupo Sasmin. HIGH5 products are available at major Estonian sports shops.