Departing at 30 minutes of the camping Les Peupliers*** in Vendays-montalivet, the Marathon du Médoc in Gironde starts every year since 1985 each second week-end of september from Pauillac. The Marathon du Médoc meets a growing success year after year with 10000 runners hauling it like one of the biggest marathon in France.
The marathon du Médoc is a long trail of 42.195 km with a circuit that goes through the vineyards of the Médoc and roads, but also through the beautiful wine castles parks in Gironde.
Number of participants come to the Marathon du Médoc not for performance but rather for the festive atmosphere that reigns on this Marathon. It is common to see riders dressed and running with disguises more improbable than the other.
However, whatever the goal, run a Marathon can not be improvised and requires a minimum of physical and sports training. The route which crosses fifty castles of the Médoc including some prestigious, is not easy and has many elevation changes that streches the runners legs.
The camping Les Peupliers partners with the organization of the marathon du Medoc, offers rentals of Mobile home for the marathon. See available accommodations
Website of Marathon du Médoc : http://www.marathondumedoc.com/