With a team of four runners, Relay Marathon is an easy test for those wishing to discover the rural and maritime route of the Marathon de la Liberté. It allows to unite internally for companies or friends over small distances.
The first runners will start from Courseulles-sur-Mer, start of the Marathon.
Strenghts of the race
- Federates and strengthens ties
- Develop cohesion and team spirit
- Short and accessible distances
In 2019, the Relay Marathon will take place as part of the 75th anniversary of d-day and the battle of Normandy. During this race, personal endeavour is coupled with the discovery of the major milestones of the Normandy Landings for the runners (Juno and Sword Beaches, the Casino d’Ouistreham, Pegasus Bridge, etc.), adding a historical reverence to this intense sporting challenge.
Start: Courseulles-sur-Mer at 9:10 am - Finish: Parc Expo of Caen.
Limited to a maximum of 250 teams
Time limit : 5:30
Open to anyone born in 2003 and before (minimum age: 16 years old).
Registration is open until June 12, 2019 (subject to availability).
Bibs will be removed upon presentation of an identity document on the Normandy Running Show at the Parc des Expositions in Caen (Rue Joseph Philippon). :
FRIDAY, JUNE 14 FROM 02:00PM TO 08:00PM
SATURDAY, JUNE 15 FROM 9:00AM TO 8:00PM
BIBS WITHDRAWAL = FULL REGISTRATION + IDENTITY DOCUMENT + BIB NUMBER
The presentation of an identity document is mandatory to remove your number. Also bring your bib number to avoid waiting upon removal.
For any bib removed by another person, this must provide his identity document and be provided with a photocopy of the identity document of the person for whom the bib is removed.
For minors, we need proof of identity. If the child doesn't have one, bring a photocopy of the family record book with you. This rule is valid for moms, grannies, and all adults wishing to remove a bib for a minor.
No pins will be distributed, remember to bring the necessary pins.
More informations on the collection of bibs by clickling here
Discover the interactive tour of the Relay Marathon 2019 by clicking here.
1st Leg : Courseulles-sur-Mer - Colleville-Montgomery (13,2 km)
2nd Leg : Colleville-Montgomery - Blainville-sur-Orne (11,1 km)
3rd Leg : Blainville-sur-Orne - Mathieu (8,2 km)
4th Leg : Mathieu - Caen (9,695 km)
Free shuttle for the first runner, timing chips integrated into bibs, refreshments every 5km, cold sponges, changing rooms, showers, buffet of local food from Bienvenue en Gourmandie, musical entertainment along the course, New Balance technical t-shirt, etc.
The registration fee of the Relay Marathon is € 120 by team.
The ranking will be established according to the following categories:
- Mixed team
- Women's team
- Men's team
Results of the Marathon Relay in 2018, by clicking here.
The relay marathon is limited in 5 hours and 30 minutes with the following split time limits :
- km 21 in less than 2:40 ;
- km 25 in less than 3:15 ;
- km 30 in less than 3:55 ;
- km 35 in less than 4:30 ;
Free shuttle service to drive only the first runner from Caen to the start of the marathon in Courseulles-sur-Mer.
Rotation period: 6.30 am to 8 am
View the departure plan of the shuttles by clicking here
Showers and changing room will be available at the Sport Palace in Caen, next to the finish area.
Feed stations will be available to each 5 km wih refreshment point (water, bananas, oranges, sugar cubes and dried fruits). After the finish line, a local buffet will be offered by Bienvenue en Gourmandie, to permit you to discover and savor local products.
A New Balance technical t-shirt and a collector medal will be awarded upon arrival.