The Medoc Marathon is a 42.195km race restricted to runners only ;
if you just want to walk, the recovery ballad organized on Sunday in our beautiful vineyards (9-10km) is for you !
On the website www.marathondumedoc.com exclusively.
Note : Registration limited to 8 500 participants.
All entries will be made on our website with secure payment by major Credit Card.
Obtaining a tag can be supplemented by reservation of a hosting package with a wide range of camping and hotels from 2 ** to 5 ***** settled down town Bordeaux, in the Bordeaux suburb or in the Medoc area.
The price of the start number is 87 Euros (including VAT).
In accordance with French law (dated March 23th 1999), please send the registration form confirmation and a valid medical certificate (or a photocopy certified by the person) which allows you to practice a Marathon competition.
All the documents have to be mailed for final confirmation of your registration to this address :
Marathon du Medoc / AMCM
5, Rue Etienne Dieuzède
F – 33250 PAUILLAC
Course only open to riders born before September 9th, 1997.
Other benefits :
Mille Pates Dinner on Friday night : 53 € including VAT
Pate à Caisses Dinner on Friday night : 31 € including VAT
Walk and lunch on Sunday morning : 52 € including VAT
Marathon movie : Free.
You can’t participate at the Medoc Marathon and you want to sell your race number ?
They are namely registered, no name changes will be made on the spot during the week end of the race.
For any claims, thank you to contact the SMILES OFFICE , only on Friday from 10am to 11pm.
Be careful : the registration will be fully booked only after the reception of a valid medical certificate stating the non-cons indication to the practice of a Marathon competition ; it has to be issued after September 8th, 2017 (if a photocopy : it has to be certified by the insured runner).
Departure at 9:30 am on the River banks of Pauillac and arrival at the same location. Race time allowed limited to 6:30 hours.
A team of Medoc Marathon organization called “runners brooms” will run the race during 6.30 hours. They are carrying signs to identify them without confusion.
Any runner crossing the finish line behind this team will not be classified nor rewarded.
Moreover, in the mid-race, any runners who is behind these « riders brooms » will be stopped, disqualified and not rewarded.
Undulating course with many sections of dust roads (24%).
Circuit closed to traffic during the official time of the race which is 6:30 hours. Riders are asked to comply with the rules of the road and borrow the official route.
Control passages are established on the circuit, all arriving unchecked on the circuit will not be classified nor rewarded.
Due to the narrowness of the roads, due to presence of many dust roads, due to the large number of participants, the presence of bicycles is dangerous for the safety of the runners. Because of the abundance of tasting stations, any personal assistance is unnecessary.
Any runner pairing with a bike will be disqualified and the bicycle will be removed by the police.
Only cart pulled or pushed are allowed. The bike powered carts are prohibited.
The Race Director reserves the right to ban any race carts which seem dangerous to him for the safety of marathon ; he doesn’t have to justify his decision.
Provided by the race officials, the Police and the Medoc Fire Brigade. Medical assistance is provided by 300 volunteers, under 15 tents, and 5 mobile units thanks to the participation of the Red Cross, the Mutuality Pavilion and Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists and Podiatrists recruited by the AMCM.
Using of drone is formally forbidden during the race.
It will be performed by a chip inserted into the disposable race number which must not be folded under penalty of not functioning.
The ranking will be posted 30 minutes after arrival. You have until September 23th to submit any claims.
Any runner who wants to leave the race will have to go to a amateur radio spot which are located every 2kms next to all the drinks bars or next to the medical tents. A shuttle will take you back to the finish line.
All entrants will be rewarded until 6:30 hours race.
This time is long enough to enjoy the marathon even for a beginner.
ATTENTION FINISH LINE CLOSED AFTER 6:30 hours race.
NO REWARDS NOR AWARDS beyond this time limit (the 3 200 volunteers who manage this race will thank you about that ).
At 4.00pm on Saturday 9th on the banks of Pauillac.
BEWARE : the prices will be given only to the runners who are in.
No accumulation of awards. No ranking for club or team outside challenges.
Liability insurance : In accordance with current legislation, the organizers have taken out liability insurance guaranteeing the actions of members of the organization and those of competitors in the Marathon du Médoc. A proof can be provided to any participant upon request.
Personal accident : The organization recommends that all participants who do not have personal insurance covering personal injury, including non-redundant as a sports federation of personal accident insurance as part of their participation in the event.
A runner can be brought to cancel their registration in case of serious illness, injury, accident, travel, death of spouse, his ascendants and / or its direct descendants . By accepting the cancellation fee for 11 €, to be added to the registration fee, runners will receive a refund of their registration for the race, on a contract basis for the amount of registration out supplementary benefits. In this sense, proof will be sent to the Medoc Marathon before September 8th, 2018 (postmark as proof), except for death. No refund can be claimed in case of failure to submit a valid medical certificate.
We provide an annual financial and logistical support to many charitable organizations present at the village show : child welfare, league against cancer, organ donation, transplant, etc..
In order to promote the Medoc Marathon, the organization reserves the right to exploit the photographs and videos taken during the race as well as sports events and medical conference which are organized during this week-end.
By subscribing to any of these events, you give up your right to the image.
I am informed that my results can be published on the race website and on FFA website.
If I wish to oppose the publication of my results, I expressly have to inform the organizer about it.
According to the French law of January 6th, 1978 about information and freedom, you have a right to access and rectify any personal information about you saved in our files.
Through us, you may have to receive advertisements from other companies or associations. If you do not want so, just write us and tell us your name and if possible your race number.
If the race had to be canceled due to major force or for reasons beyond the control of the organization, no refund of fees shall be made and no compensation.
In case of dangerous weather conditions, the route of the marathon can be modified.
The organizers of the Medoc Marathon remind you that alcohol abuse is dangerous for health and invite you to consume with moderation.