6 October 2019

Instruction 2018


The 37th Wiking Window Paide-Türi Public Run is organised by a non-profit company Paide-Türi Rahvajooks in cooperation with the city administration of Paide and the county of Türi. The race is arranged in according to the international race regulations and this instruction.

The 37th Viking Window Paide – Türi Public Run takes place on 7th of October 2018a.

1. Age groups and distances:

On Paide-Türi distance of 13.6 km
Age groups (according to years of birth):

MN13 2005 and older
MN14 2004-2003
MN16 2002-2001
MN18 2000-1998
MN21 1997-1984
MN35 1983-1974
MN45 1973-1964
MN55 1963-1954
MN65 1953 and younger

On Kirna-Türi distance of 6.5 km
Age groups (according to years of birth):

MN11 2007 and older
MN12 2006-2005
MN14 2004-2003
MN16 2002-2001
MN18 2000 and younger

Children´s races:

3–6 years old – distance 100-400 m
7–9 years old – distance about 1000 m
10–11 years old – distance about 2500 m
In the children´s races, records are taken for each age group separately (e.g. for 3-year-olds, 4-year-olds, 5-year-olds, etc.).
The age group of a child depends on how old he/she is on the day of the race.
Only those kids who were born after the 7th of October 2006 (i.e. are younger than 12) can take part in the kids' races.

2. Start times

Paide–Türi distance – in front of Paide Culture Centre at 12:30
Kirna–Türi distance (incl. Nordic walkers) – in Kirna at 12:00
Kids' races – at Paide Culture Centre at 10:00
– at Türi Town Sports Stadium at 10:00

To avoid throng at the start line, the competitors may be divided into start groups according to their race numbers. The areas for the groups are marked. Starting in a wrong group will lead to disqualification.

3. Interim finishes and finish:

The main races have 3–10 interim finishes.
The finishes of the Paide–Türi and Kirna–Türi distances are at the Türi Town Sports Stadium.

The Children´s races in Paide take place in the streets, where both the start and the finish will be at the Paide Culture Centre.
The kids' races in Türi take place in the strelets, where both the start and finish will be at the Türi Town Stadium.

The time limit for the race distances of 13.6 and 6.5 km is 2 hours. The entrance to the finish closes at 14:00 for those who started in Kirna, and at 14:30 for those who started in Paide. Those who exceed the time limit are regarded as discontinued and are taken to the finish by bus, if necessary. There are two drink stations during the 13.6 km race:  At Kirna after 7,5 km and in Türi-Alliku. The 6.5 km race has one drink station – in Türi-Alliku.
When reaching the finish, the runner or walker must have the race number visible on his/her chest. Without the number, they are not allowed into the finish area.

4. Timing

 Timing takes place with electronic timing chips. The chips and other start materials will be given to the participants in the main race at the Paide Culture Centre from 9:00 to 12:15 and to those who start in Kirna in the Kirna Community Centre from 10:00 to 11:45 on the day of the race. Disposable timing chips are attached to the reverse side of the race number. The chips will not be returned at the finish line.

In order to avoid needless bustle with timing, the race number should be properly fixed on the participant's chest and must not be lost during the race. For further information about the use of timing chips on the website(www.rahvajooks.ee).

5. Registration

The pre-registration of participants takes place until 5 p.m. (17:00) on 5th of  October:
(1) On the website of the Paide–Türi Run www.rahvajooks.ee. The attendance fees must also be paid by that deadline. All the people who have pre-registered but have not paid by that deadline will be deleted from the preliminary list of participants.
(2) Registration on the day of the race(7th of October) is only possible from following places: distance Paide-Türi in Paide Culture Center 9am-12am; distance Kirna –Türi in Kirna 10am-11.30am.
(3) Students of Järvamaa schools can pre-register at their schools.
(4) Companies, sports clubs and schools can pre-register with electronic lists and pay on the basis of invoices.
(5) If the distance, participant's name, et al. is required to be changed, it can be done free until 23th of September. From 24th of September to 05th of September, changes are charged 5€. After 05th of October, no changes can be made. 

6. Attendance fees

Pre-registration with the first special price takes place until 31 May and with the second special price until 31 August (incl.). Pre-registration with the regular price takes place in the period from 1st of September to 5 p.m. (17:00) on 5th of October. On the race day, the race day prices are charged for registration.


Until 31 May

 Until 31 August

1.Sept -5.Okt (17:00).

On the race day

Adults (Born 1996 and before)





Students of basic and secondary schools and elders





Kids’ races for 3-11-year-olds





The attendance fee includes:
- race number;
- information materials at start line;
- timing chip and timing on main distances;
- water at drink stations;
- medal for each participant at the finish line;
- medical help if needed;
- transport to the finish for interrupters;
- catering at Türi stadium;
- washing facilities for men in Türi Town Gym and for women in Türi Co-educational Gymnasium (Türi Ühisgümnaasium).

In the Türi Swimming Pool it is possible to wash, swim and take the sauna according to the current pricelist: http://www.tyriujula.ee/. The entry for the race participants on the race day when showing the race number is half-price.
The attendance fee is not refunded when the person gives up participation. The attendance fee is not refunded if the race is cancelled due to reasons not dependant on the organisers (force majeure).

7. Results

The current results are published as preliminary unofficial results, on the information board after the finish line, and on the website of the public race. Official results are published by 15:00 on 15th of October 2018.

8. Prize-giving

All the competitors who finish the Paide–Türi Public Run (incl. the kids' races) are awarded with medals.
Ten best men and five best women of the Paide–Türi distance are awarded with cups and mementos. Three best participants of each age group of both the Paide–Türi and Kirna–Türi distances are awarded with cups. The prize-giving ceremony is held at the Türi Town Stadium at 13:45.
In the kids' races, three best boys and three best girls of each age group of 7–11 years are awarded with cups at the finish line after their races. All the participants of the age groups of 3-6 years are given sweets.

9. Transportation

Buses take the participants to the start lines as follows:
from Türi to Kirna and Paide – starting from 10:30;
from Paide Culture Centre to Kirna – at 10:15.
For further information on the website, see Bussiinfo.

After the prize-giving ceremony of the main races, the competitors are transported from the Türi Stadium to Paide.
The competitors can leave their clothes on the buses at the Paide Culture Centre until 12:20 and at the start line in Kirna until 11:50. After that, the buses head for the Türi Stadium.
Please take the lost property you have found to the information station at the Türi Stadium.

10. Further information

On the website of the Paide–Türi Public Run: www.rahvajooks.ee
By e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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