2022, NOV. 26 - 9:30

next to Espace Encan

A jogging for all will be organized to show you around La Rochelle city through a 4 km itinerary. It is free of charge and without prior registration. On arrival, the Marathon de La Rochelle Serge Vigot community will give away snacks and freebies!

New in 2022: the associations' challenge

Take part in the "Chauffe-gambettes" (literally: Pins Warming up) run in teams! 

Open to all associations, the challenge will reward the 3 winning teams with prizes amounting to: 500€ for the first team, 300€ for the second, and 200€ for the third. The winners will be selected according to the number of participants and their originality (costume, animation...). Just gather the maximum number of runners, and sign up for the Challenge!


The « Chauffe-Gambettes » (or warming-up) collector t-shirt will be on sale (2.00€) at the Marathon Village on Friday, November 25 (from 3pm to 8pm), and on the start zone of the race on Saturday, November 26 (from 8:30am). This sale is the outcome of a unique partnership with Lea Nature company, which donates 2000€ to a different association or charity each year.

Association 2022 : Graines de Troc

The aim of the association is to preserve plant biodiversity, and to promote the exchange of seeds and their related know-how, freely among people. Its networking platfomr, based on a barter system, enables its users to discover and share more than 9000 varieties of seeds all around the country.
Simultaneously, it offers different environmental awareness actions such as:
school presentations, events, workshops, training and dissemination of educational resources.
Their aim is to turn each gardener in the making into an active keeper of our seed heritage, and more generally, of our environment.
Supporting Graines de Troc means that you are taking part in the conservation of our global plant heritage.
Check out their website:

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