The 8th European Sauna Marathon will start at the Kääriku Sports Centre on February 4th, 2017 at midday, 12.00 p.m. This year the participation will be chargeable and there will not be e-mail registration as it was in previous years.
The ticket for the Sauna Marathon 4-member teams will cost 60 euros. Tickets can be purchased starting January 4th 2017 from Piletilevi www.piletilevi.ee
The team must take this ticket with them to the race start, where each of the team member fills in the registration sheet and is then given competition wristband. Finish is opened until 5.30 p.m. at Kääriku Sport Centre.
“In the competition ranking will take part all the 4-member teams that have visited all the saunas marked on the map and are in finish before 5.30 p.m,” said Sirje Ginter, the organizer of the Sauna Marathon. “Teams that come later will be listed as "enjoyers" and they will not be on the ranking list.”
1st place will be drawn out of the first ten teams in the finish. 2nd place will be drawn out of the next ten teams in the finish. 3rd place will be drawn out of the teams that are in the finish on places 21-30.
The first three lady’s teams will be drawn out of the womens top 10 teams. The main price is a hot tube from OÜ Lemmikmees, for women's teams wooden wash tube from OÜ Lemmikmees.
People's favourite sauna will be selected by the teams, who have visited all the saunas.
NB! Tickets for the Sauna Marathon are not refundable.
European Sauna Marathon will be held already for the eight time. Participants have to track down and visit every designated sauna in the Otepää area as fast as possible. The number of participants – last year more than 900 people – shows great interest for this event and not only in Estonia There were also participants from Latvia, Russia, Spain, Italy and Finland as well.
The Sauna Marathon was shown in the news all over the world. European Sauna Marathon is organized by Otepää Cultural Center, Otepää Rural Municipality and sauna owners of Otepää area.
Additional information:Sirje Ginter firstname.lastname@example.org
Photos: Monika Otrokova
Monika OtrokovaOtepää Vallavalitsus/ Otepää Rural Municipality Government Kommunikatsioonijuht/ Communications Manager Tel: +372 7664 811 GSM:+372 505 8970 Monika.Otrokova@otepaa.ee www.otepaa.ee www.facebook.com/TalvepealinnOtepaa/