ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES

ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES

2022, NOV. 27 - 8:57

Wheelchair Half-marathon and blind and semi-blind Marathon became famous races of our event.  Organization wants to welcome athletes warmly by offering them reduced registration fees (15 €), pasta-party dinner, saturday night accomodation, and same rewards as Marathon runners.

THE RACE

Located Quai Durand, SAS n°1 (start given 3 minutes before Marathon runners)

Seulement pour le Marathon non et mal-voyants
9 refreshment points, liquid and solid, at km 4.5, 10, 14.5, 20, 25, 30.5, 35.5, 40.5 and on the finish area.
Deposit of personal supplies is possible on sunday morning, before the race, directly at refreshment points.

Medal, wind-jacket, basket of oysters, rose for women

Check the 2022 prize-money list (semi-marathon fauteuils) here

FINISH AREA

Free tribune for spectators, with 500 seats, located on the finish Area.

A marquee where you will find podiatrists, physiotherapists, Red Cross rescue workers and a medical team (emergency doctors and nurses).

Marquee located at the finish area exit. Runners who withdraw from the race must join this marquee where a souvenir gift will be given to them.

Free showers at "Camping du Soleil", fast access by the boat bus, free for runners on sunday.

At the finish area exit, « rue de La Monnaie », columns naming by the islands Ré, Oléron and Aix will allow runners to meet their family and friends.

THE RACE

Start n°1
Situé Quai Durand, SAS n°1. Top départ 3min avant le départ Marathon.

Ravitaillements (marathon non et mal-voyants)
9 refreshment points, liquid and solid, at km 4.5, 10, 14.5, 20, 25, 30.5, 35.5, 40.5 and on the finish area.

Timing system
“B-Tag ChronoTrack” (strip glued to the back of the race number)

Rewards
Medal, wind-jacket, basket of oysters, rose for women

Prize-money (wheelchair half-marathon)
Check the 2022 prize-money list here

FINISH AREA

Tribunes

Free tribune for spectatore, with 500 seats, located on the finish area.

Medical

A marquee where you will find podiatrists, physiotherapists, Red Cross rescue workers and a medical team (emergency doctors and nurses).

Lockers

Marquee located at the finish area exit. Runners who withdraw from the race must join this marquee where a souvenir gift will be given to them.

Showers

Free showers at "Camping du Soleil", fast access by the boat bus, free for runners on sunday.

Meeting points

At the finish area exit, « rue de La Monnaie », columns naming by the islands Ré, Oléron and Aix will allow runners to meet their family and friends.

RACE ROUTE

Le parcours des courses handisport suit le tracé du Marathon : une boucle pour le semi-fauteuil (arrivée Quai Maubec), deux boucles pour le marathon non et mal-voyants. Des animations rythment la course : 12 orchestres sont installés sur le parcours (tous les 2 km).
New 2022 : après 5 années de pause, le parcours fait son grand retour sur le Vieux Port ! Dans le dernier km, les participants emprunteront la rue Dupaty, passeront devant l’hôtel de ville puis remonteront le quai Maubec et Duperré, longeant le Vieux Port sous les applaudissements des spectateurs. 

RACE ROUTE

Le parcours des courses handisport suit le tracé du Marathon : une boucle pour le semi-fauteuil (arrivée Quai Maubec), deux boucles pour le marathon non et mal-voyants. Des animations rythment la course : 12 orchestres sont installés sur le parcours (tous les 2 km).
New 2022 : après 5 années de pause, le parcours du marathon fait son grand retour sur le Vieux Port ! Dans le dernier km, les participants emprunteront la rue Dupaty, passeront devant l’hôtel de ville puis remonteront le quai Maubec et Duperré, longeant le Vieux Port sous les applaudissements des spectateurs. 

FAQ

It has to be put on the chest, readable and not folded.

For blind and semi-blind Marathon, contestants can be accompanied by a guide. 15 € fee includes registrations for two runners (athlete + guide).

As for wheelchair Half-marathon, it is not possible to go with an athlete on the race route, for safety reasons. 

For safety reasons, you can run with only one headphone.

Le temps limite imparti aux coureurs pour boucler l’épreuve est de 5h30. Au-delà de cette barrière horaire, la sécurité ne sera plus assurée et les participants seront mis hors course. Un contrôle sera effectué à partir du 30ème kilomètre sur le parcours (temps limite de passage au 30ème : 4h).  

You can reach your starting zone through adjacent streets from the starts. A map will help you, available on our website from early november and at Marathon village. Don’t hesitate to ask volunteers on departure area who will guide you.

La puce sur votre dossard permet d’enregistrer le temps de passage tous les 5 km. Il est ainsi possible de suivre votre progression en rentrant votre nom sur le suivi live, directement sur le site internet du Marathon ou sur l’application gratuite Imagina. Le suivi live sera disponible 1 semaine avant la course sur notre site.

Results of wheelchair Half-marathon and blind and semi-blind Marathon will be posted on our website approximately 1 hour after the race.

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