Thousands turn out for Tallinn's May Run

  • 2005-05-25
  • By Steve Roman
TALLINN - Some ran, some walked, some pushed babies in strollers. If there was a competitive drive anywhere, you certainly had to look hard to find it. More so than any medals or ribbons, it was the lure of fresh air and exercise that brought out the estimated 5,500 fitness enthusiasts - nearly all of them women - who took part in this year's Maijooks (May Run) held on May 21 at Tallinn's Song Festival Grounds."This is our women's way of having a good time and getting some exercise," said Katarina Korpua, a participant from Helsinki and one of about 300 women who made the trip from Finland ...
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