TOW2 sprint

Prindi

August 8, Tallinn Old Town

Tallinn’s medieval Old Town is known for its well-preserved completeness and authentic Hanseatic architecture. One will find original cobblestone streets dotted with medieval churches  and grandiose merchant houses, barns and warehouses some of which date back as far as the 11th century.Tallinn Old Town is a great sprint terrain with parks, city streets, some climbing and interesting route choices.

How to get to the arena

The arena is on Freedom Square. GPS: 59.433569, 24.744099

The arena is on Freedom Square. GPS: 59.433569, 24.744099

 Organiser recommends using public transport as there are limited car parking areas and no bus parking option.

Parking will be possible in paid parking areas in Tallinn. Closest car parks are under and beside the Freedom square (Vabaduse väljak, 50m from Competition Centre).

Using public transport nearest stops to competition centre are “Vabaduse väljak” where different kind of public transport stops: tram nr 3, 4; trolley bus nr 1, 3; bus nr 9, 17, 40 etc.

TOW2 sprint course detail

Class

Start

Length (km)

Climb (m)

Controls

M21A

Elisa

3.5

25

21

M21B

Elisa

2.1

20

14

M21C

Hertz

2.1

10

13

M20

Elisa

2.9

25

20

M18

Elisa

2.6

20

16

M16

Hertz

2.4

10

15

M14

Hertz

2.1

10

13

M12

Hertz

1.5

10

12

M10

Printcenter

1.5-2.5

   
M8 Printcenter 1.5-2.5    

W21A

Elisa

3.2

25

19

W21B

Hertz

2.1

10

13

W21C

Hertz

1.9

10

13

W20

Hertz

2.6

15

15

W18

Hertz

2.2

10

15

W16

Hertz

1.9

10

13

W14

Hertz

1.6

10

11

W12

Hertz

1.4

10

10

W10

Printcenter

1.5-2.5

   
W8 Printcenter  1.5-2.5    

Open1

Elisa

2.9

25

20

Open2

Elisa

2.7

25

17

Open3

Hertz

2.2

10

15

Open4

Hertz

2.1

10

13

Open5

Hertz

1.4

10

10

Start times

The first starts for Hertz and Elisa will be 13:20. Start Printcenter is open from 14:00-14:45.

Distance to Start: Starts Elisa are together and 500m from competition centre. Start Printcenter and Hertz are together and are 150m from competition centre

There is no clothes transport or refreshments in the start area as all those services are available in Competition centre.

Start interval 1 minute. Pre-start 6 minutes.

Terrain Description

Sprint Final terrain includes parklands and Tallinn Old Town with narrow streets and irregular buildings. Very good runnability and gentle to moderate climb.

Traffic on the terrain is partially restricted but not closed. A couple of larger streets are forbidden area and are allowed to cross only at designated locations. Marshals will ensure safety at these crossings. Take care while crossing streets and passing tourists!

Approximately 80% of the courses are in paved and 20% in grass area.

Spike and stud shoes are not allowed. Trail running shoes are recommended over usual running shoes, especially in rainy conditions. Take extra care running on cobblestone streets in wet conditions as they can get slippery.

Competition center 

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