On 20th November the French Riviera marathon will return to the sunny south of France, promising to take you along a challenging yet notoriously stunning route. Attracting 10,000 competitors in its debut year in 2008, and in the process setting a world record, this year looks set to attract another large number of entrants.


Starting in Nice, the race will take you past 26.2 miles of breathtaking landscape passing through the historic commune of Saint Laurent Du Var and the cosmopolitan town of Juan-les-Pins before finishing at the luxury Inter Continental Carlton Palace in Cannes, which will offer stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Coupling this with glorious sunshine and a fantastic atmosphere, the French Riviera Marathon will not be forgotten in a hurry. It truly is the perfect remedy to combat the winter blues!


If running the whole distance is not for you then do not be deterred. By taking part in the relay race you have the opportunity to reduce the distance you run and turn this amazing marathon into a team event.


This is a perfect idea for those looking to add a challenging edge to their holiday and is equally beneficial for businesses looking to build a sense of togetherness and camaraderie within a team/department.


Either way, one thing we can guarantee is that it will be an enriching experience for all involved. This is reflected in the fact that over 250 teams of 6 runners entered last year’s event and are forecast to do so this year.


To counteract the warm weather there will be soft drink and fresh food stations at every 5k mark and sponge stations and additional water will be stationed 2.5 km after each of these. To give you the all important surge of energy for the second half of the race there will also be energy drink stations at the 20 and 30km mark.


All other logistical facets of the race will be of the highest standard thus ensuring your experience of the Riviera marathon is as seamless as possible.

Prices vary depending on how early you choose to enter and flights with Air France and accommodation can also be built into the overall cost should you wish to do so. Included in the price of entry is a technical finisher t-shirt by Adidas , backpack and winners medal. Please visit www.challengerworld.com to find out more.

Next event date:

20 November 2011



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