Marseille-Cassis 20km, Marseille

Date: 
Sunday, October 28, 2012 (All day)
Country: 
FR French Republic

The MARSEILLE CASSIS © Maindru PhotoThis year the Classique Internationale Marseille-Cassis changes and becomes Marseille-Cassis 20 km, bringing together 15,000 passionate runners. The race wll take place on October 28, 2012 leaving the Marseille football stadium to link the port of Cassis for the 34th time (since 1979).

The course taken by runners produces a unique race federating participants who came from all environments, from all the country and from abroad with international top athletes. Runners will go through the “Calanques” wich is a unique and protected natural environment near the sea.

Along the race thousands of spectators come in order to support runners during this big event. The race is internationally recognized by the IAAF thanks to the “Silver Label Road Race” and is also getting media attention with the presence of many journalists and more than 3 hours and a half of live television.

Solidarity, surpassing oneself, friendliness and sharing are the most important values of this event thanks to many volunteers, faithful partners and passionate organizers which work hard in order to produce one of the best running event in France.

 

  •     34th edition
  •     20 kilometers
  •     The start is at 9.30 am close to the Velodrome Stadium
  •     The finish line is on the Port of Cassis
  •     A Road Race included in the calendar of the French Athletic Federation and the International Athletic Federation and classified in the top 50 of the world races.
  •     A popular event with 15,000 participants. A huge mobilisation of over 600 volunteers (at the start and at the finish, safety during the race, medical assistance, and massage)
  •     Organised by the St Marguerite Sports Club and the City of Cassis

More and for contact details, visit the organisers website.

http://www.marseille-cassis.com/en/

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