Mars 2019
Mars 21, 2019
Mars 31, 2019
Speed skiing
VARS.ALPS. From March 21st to 23rd, the 2019 speed skiing World Championship takes place in Vars, a ski resort located in the Haute-Alpes department. Competitors from all over the world show their skill on the mythic and impressive 1400 meters long Chabrières track that has a difference in heights of 435 m, an average slope angle of 52,5% and a maximum slope angle reaching 98%. Best skiers go over 230 km / h making it the fastest non motorized sport. Then, some competitors stay longer for the "Speed Masters" a meeting giving them the chance to try to break the World record, the current one being 254 km/h. Information :
www.vars.com
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Mars 23, 2019 Martial arts festival
PARIS. Paris Martial Arts Festival is one of the world’s leading events of its kind. More than 400 masters, disciples and champions coming from all over the world are expected and participate in demonstrations and competitions. They give the spectators the opportunity to discover well and lesser-known martial arts such as taekwondo, aikido, kung fu, wing chun, moringue, krav maga and taiko. Accorhotels Arena POPB. 8 boulevard de Bercy, 75012 Paris. Shows from 7.45pm. Admission : from €41 to €66. Information and bookings :
www.lefestivaldesartsmartiaux.com
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Mars 27, 2019
Mars 30, 2019
Competition for young skiers
ALPE D’HUEZ. ISERE. Organized jointly by the ESF (Ecole du Ski Français) and the FFS (French Ski Federation), the Coq d'Or Ski Open aims to reveal young talents and brings together the best skiers from 10 to 13 years old. Either ESF pupils or skiers from sports clubs affiliated to the FFS, 1 500 kids participate in this four days event featuring three competitions : giant slalom, parallel slalom and ski cross. Information :
www.esf.net/evenements/25e-skiopen-coq-dor
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April 2019
April 07, 2019 Trois Vallées Enduro
3 VALLEES. ALPS. Open to everyone, the Three Valleys Enduro is fun for all ski, telemark and board lovers. This event consists of various friendly competitions held around the Three Valleys ski area and there are three categories: pros, sporting amateurs or families. Participants just need to build up a team of three and make a loop around the valleys ski area to reach the spots where competitions take place: derbies, ski cross, free ride, parallel slalom, schuss, flying kilometer,.. There’s no compulsory itinerary, and teams can choose their departure point from any of the following resorts that make up the Three Valleys ski area: Courchevel, La Tania, Meribel, Les Menuires, Brides-les-Bains, Orelle, Saint-Martin de Belleville and Val Thorens. Registration : €22 per person (includes lunch and a gift) + 3 Vallées ski pass : €40. Information and registrations :
www.les3vallees.com/fr/enduro/
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April 13, 2019
April 14, 2019
Paris Marathon
PARIS. 40 000 real sports people and amateurs set off once again from the Champs Elysées to run the Paris Marathon, the world fifth largest. Nearly 80 different bands entertain the runners and the crowd at various points along the way. Besides, several untimed races are alse organized the day before, Saturday 13th : a 5 km long Course du Petit Déj (Paris Breakfast Run) open to everyone taking place from Palais Royal to the Eiffel Tower and three 1, 1.5 and 2 km long Marathoon’s for 5 to 10 years old kids held on Champs de Mars. Information :
www.schneiderelectricparismarathon.com
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April 27, 2019 Night marathon
BORDEAUX. Unique in France, the Bordeaux marathon takes place at night. Starting at sunset, the runners pass through the heart of the city, along the Garonne River and also by surrounding towns and famous vineyards. Bands playing live music will entertain the runners and the crowd at various points along the way. A half-marathon and a relay marathon with 4-runners-teams are also on the agenda. Registration fees : marathon : €75 to €86, half-marathon : €40 to €55, relay marathon : €110 to €120 per team. Information :
www.marathondebordeauxmetropole.com
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