Sunday 16th June

 

The Pegasus is a half-marathon which has been awarded the FFA national label. With more than 4,500 participants every year, it is one of the most popular races in Normandy. La Pegasus is a qualifier for the French Championships and is one of the most important running competitions in France.

 

A historic edition

In 2019, Les Courants de la Liberté, Normandy Running Festival will take place as part of the 75th anniversary of d-day and the battle of Normandy. This race, named after the famous bridge from which it sets off, was the first bridge liberated by British soldiers from the 6th Airborne Division. With a compact course that offers very pleasant running conditions and an ideal time, La Pegasus is an unmissable event for all running aficionados.

PRACTICAL INFORMATIONS

Start: Bénouville at 8:55 am - Finish: Parc Expo of Caen.

FFA national label - Limited to a maximum of 5,000 participants.
Championships qualifier in France

Time limit : 2h30
Open to anyone born in 2001 and before (minimum age: 18 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.

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 Pegasus 2019 by clicking here.

Free shuttle buses, timing chips integrated into bibs, pace setters, 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 half-marathon is € 25.

Special price: Students and jobseekers benefit from a reduced rate of € 18 all year long. A proof of situation will be request during the registration. Learn more about the promo codes to enter when registering by clicking here.

Men: Alfred CHEROP en 1h03’47’’en 2013 (KEN)
Women: Susan KIPSANG JEPTOO en 1h12’09 en 2018 (KEN)

Results of the 2018 half-marathon by clicking here.

Check the prize money by clicking here.

For any request concerning the elite level or the prize money, please contact us at the following address elite@lescourantsdelaliberte.com

Photos of the 2018 half-marathon by clicking here.
Video of the 2018 half- marathon by clicking here.

The half-marathon is limited in 2 hours and 30 minutes with the following split time limits :
- km 10 in less than 1:15 ;
- km 15 in less than 1:50 ;

For a preferential bib (departure in the 1st wave), you must send a request after registration by e-mail to the following address : infos@lescourantsdelaliberte.com. Requests must be send before May 6th with a recent proof of performance.

Pace setters will help you to achieve your time objective in 1:00, 1:45 and 2:00.

1:30 : Jacques BISSON, Pascal BARBOT, Cedric LECLECH
1:45 : Sylvie GOURDEL, Fabien MASBONCON, Gilles ROSSIGNOL
2:00 : Olivier LAISNEY, Karine CHERON, Pierre KUNZI

Strating areas will be set up. Position yourself in the strating area corresponding to your time: elites and preferential bibs, -1:30, -1:45, -2:00 -2:15.

Check the departure plan by clicking here.

Free shuttle service to drive you from Caen to the start of the half-marathon in Bénouville. Rotation period: 6.30 am to 8 am.
View the departure plan of the shuttles by clicking here.

Clothing bags may be handed in to the truck located in the start area of the half-marathon.

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 will be awarded upon arrival.