Electric Water Marathon 2020 is held to celebrate 40 years since the ’80 Olympics regatta in Tallinn. The attendants of the marathon are participating only by electric- or sailboats. The start will be given at the end of May 2020 and in 7 days the boats will finish in st. Petersburg. See the EWM info from here!
Our mission is to promote innovative technology vehicles through the use of alternative fuels and electricity as their vehicles propelling energy sources.
The world’s most efficient electric vehicle
Team Eximus – made up of students from two Swedish universities – has broken the world record for the most efficient battery-operated car since it first entered the competition in 2016.
The one electric vehicle indicator that only goes up
In its 2015 projection, OPEC anticipated less than 50 million electric vehicles on the road in 2040. In its 2018 projection, OPEC expects 300 million electric vehicles at that date.
Most EV charging infrastructure is wasted due to lack of “new thinking”
While some, like Tesla superchargers and chargers at prime workplace parking lots, see heavy use, many of them sit idle. The reason to it is they were designed for an already fading first era of electric vehicles.
Open for business: EXPO 2020
A world without borders, unique designs, a lifetime of stories. You can explore 192 countries without a passport. This is the first World EXPO ever held in the region – EXPO 2020 Dubai is the starting point for the 2020 Electric Marathon Star Race!
Classic passenger car “Pobeda” converted to electric celebrates the most successful year in its history
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Started in 1930, symbolic restoration in 2011
The first Electric Marathon in 2011 became the symbolic restoration of the traditions of Star Race rally Tallinn – Monte Carlo, which took place between 1930 and 1939. The idea of the modern marathon race for cars in public roads belongs to Prince Albert II of Monaco and Honorary Consul of Monaco in Estonia, Mr. Jüri Tamm. As a result, the rally was reborn in a new format and became the race for battery electric vehicles (BEV).
The 2020 Marathons...
Electric Water Marathon
From Tallinn to St. Petersburg, trough Finland
Dubai – Monte Carlo
Star Race, start 13. Nov 2020
...and what has been done already in the past
Pan-European rally – Electric Marathon 2019 supports the global ambitions of stepping up in the face of the threat posed by climate change. On 27 May, six electric vehicles started the 4700-kilometer-long marathon-rally from Monte Carlo to Saint Petersburg. Among the competitors are teams from Estonia, Monaco, France, and the Czech Republic.
In 2018 the official ceremony of the start of the Electric Marathon took place in Tallinn. The event’s official name was Tallsinki – Monte-Carlo Electric Marathon and began from Tallsinki (capitals of Finland and Estonia) ending in Monte-Carlo (Monaco). Along the roads of Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Germany, Luxemburg, France, Monaco – through Europe from North to the South, from the Baltic Sea to the Mediterranean Sea. The Rally was held between September 17- 29th 2018.
In 2016 Lviv became the start point of the rally. The participants of the raced through Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Monaco. Altogether 82 electric and hybrid cars from 10 European countries participated in the rallies.
In 2015 the official ceremony of the start of the Electric Marathon took place in Kyiv. The route covered Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, France, and Monaco.
In 2013 marathon started in St. Petersburg, crossed Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Monaco.
In 2012 it also started in Tallinn, the route covered Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, France, and Monaco.
The start of the first Electric Marathon was given in 2011 in Tallinn by Prince of Monaco. The rally lasted from 3 till 11 June and the participants crossed Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Monaco.
By partnering with Electric Marathon, your organizations will encourage rational thinking towards sustainable alternative technologies.
Be part of Global Changes
Electric Marathon aims at demonstrating the consistency of tradition and building cooperation between countries, regions, and cities.
The most important missions of Electric Marathon is to promote modern technologies and environmentally friendly solutions, recall the need of energy saving, and initiate the construction of charging stations network, therefore building a new future for our planet. We analyze electric vehicles through daily use and bring them out of their usual standards.
26 400km of land covered
Electric Marathon Rally is an annual race between electric vehicles (EV). The rally takes place on public roads and all, officially registered vehicles to drive on the public roads, are considered to be eligible to participate.
“By saving the car industry, clean energies will save a part of our civilization”
H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco
Patronage of Electric Marathon
The idea of the modern marathon belongs to two Olympians, Prince Albert II of Monaco and Monaco Honorary Consul of Estonia, Jüri Tamm.
Prince Albert remains committed to environmental policy domestically by favoring the development of public transport, ecological vehicles, renewable energies, and high environmental quality buildings. His Foundation works closely with The Climate Group and he is the chair of the EV20 initiative, which promotes the use of electric vehicles.
Honorary Consul of Monaco in Estonia. Organising Committee Chairman.
H.E. Bernard Fautrier
CEO and Vice-President of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, Minister Plenipotentiary, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on sustainable development issues.
Honorary Consul of Monaco in Finland.
Vision and collaboration
Our vision is to decrease the human ecological footprint through traveling, entertainment and adventure of sport. It all will always be above the politics and the state borders. Leading Electric Marathon® to become the future technology marketing event.
We are pleased to invite you along as our collaborator and supporter. We can provide you attention through entertainment, international media, branding within the rally and the possibility to take part in the rally.