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Marathon day in Tirana, athletes run the 42k, half marathon, 10k and We Too course

  • 10/17/2021 4:45 PM
Marathon day in Tirana, athletes run the 42k, half marathon, 10k and We Too course

Prime Minister Edi Rama published today images from the Tirana marathon, where 2500 runners  participated in this event , among whom 1 thousand are from 35 different countries. "Tirana Marathon is a new tradition that returns after the difficult year 2020", said Pm Rama.
The marathon is divided into 4 categories, the first called 'Marathon', which is 42.1 kilometers, the second is the "Half Marathon" with a length of 21 kilometers, and the other 2 races Tirana 10K and We too that are more motivating than competitive.
The winner of the 42 km marathon was Ilir Kellezi from Albania followed by Igor Jakinovski from North Macedonia in the second place and Stefan Trost from Austria in Third. As for the women's category, Ukrainian Veretska Valentyna crossed the finish line first, leaving in the second place, Albanians renowned athlete, Luiza Gega. Another Ukrainian took the third spot in the podium, Kateryna Basilade ranked third in 42k marathon.