ARCHIVED RACE: Maraisthon 2012 @ Coulon, Poitou-Charentes, France on 17 June 2012

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: Maraisthon 2012
  • Distance (KMs): 42
  • Date: 17 June 2012
  • Start Time: 08.30
  • Venue:
  • Organised By:
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? No
  • Has Water Stations? Yes
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Yes

Race Description

Come and run the Original French Ecological Marathon, the Marais Poitevin Maraisthon …in Coulon near La Rochelle, Poitou-Charentes, France.

Coulon on the river Sèvre Niortaise, one of the most beautiful villages of France is at the heart of the Marais Poitevin, a mosaic of marshes, canals and meadows rich in wild life, known as the Green Venice, invites you to celebrate its ecological event…

– The Marathon is approved by the “Regional FFA”. Each participant receives a free Ride in a Punt, a free visit to the ” Marais Poitevin” museum, a free item from the Maraisthon line of clothing and a surprise Ecological gift…

– A 10 kilometer Run with an organic breakfast at the finishing line, Each participant receives a surprise Ecological gift…

– An 11 kilometer Guided Walk. To discover the local flora and fauna and planned to meet up along the way with the runners of the Marathon.

An Exhibition Village near the river. Refreshments and Stands relevant to Green Issues, Sustainable Development and Ecology.

An Organic Pasta Party. Held the night before the Marathon, including Musical entertainment.

A Display of Electric Vehicles. Cars, Vans, Cycles.

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