August 2018
August 25, 2018
August 26, 2018
24 hours cycling race
LE MANS. Le Mans Bugatti Circuit hosts the tenth edition of the 24 hours cycling race. Between 2000 and 3000 French and foreign riders are expected to compete on the 4 185-meter-long racetrack. The race will start on Saturday 25th at 3pm and is open to individuals as well as to 2, 4, 6 and 8 rider teams, members of a cycling federation or not, at least 18 of age. Competitors can use road bikes, mountain bikes or hybrid bikes and can choose between five categories. Single : One man or one woman. Pair : Two men or two women or one man and one woman. Prestige : Four men or four women (Mixed not available). Competitor : Six men or mixed (Two women minimum). Leisure : Eight men or mixed (Three women minimum). A general ranking and a ranking by category, set according to the longest distance ridden, will be established. Registration fees. Single : €300. Pair : €480. Team of four : €720. Team of six : €840. Team of eight : €960. Information and registration : 0243211324
www.24heuresvelo.fr
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September 2018
September 07, 2018
September 09, 2018
Médoc Marathon
MEDOC. NEAR BORDEAUX. There is no other Marathon like the Marathon du Médoc, a race that is notorious for its rare blend of wine tasting and marathon running. The region's world-famous chateaux - including Chateau Mouton-Rothschild, Chateau Grand Puy Ducasse, Chateau Gruaud-Larose, Chateau Beychevelle or Chateau Cordeillan-Bages - open their grounds and cellars to offer runners some of the world's most respected wines at 22 drinks stations along the route. There are also 21 food stands serving local delicacies from foie gras and oysters to ham, steak, cheese and ice cream. Fancy-dressed runners are numerous and prizes are awarded for the best costumes. “Funfair” is the theme of the 2018 edition. The race is limited to 8,500 participants but it attracts more than 100 000 spectators and the party starts well before it begins though. The night before, Château Marquis de Terme hosts a Pasta Party, while in the town of Pauillac a party continues well into the night on the quays of Gironde and in the Marathon village where numerous bands give concerts and where there are many restaurants. In the evening after the marathon, a huge free ball open to all and a fireworks display also take place in Pauillac. On the Sunday morning, a 9 km long relaxing walk named Recovery Walk takes place through the vineyards around Château Marquis de Terme where is also held a gastronomic lunch. Marathon at 9.30 am. Registration : €87, €130 with the Pasta Party Information :
www.marathondumedoc.com
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