14 May 2019

Bordeaux Marathon

Now in its third year, nearly 20,000 participants are slated to run the Bordeaux Marathon (Le Marathon de Bordeaux) this coming October. Runners take in views of Bordeaux’s historic city center, famous vineyards, and UNESCO world heritage site Bordeaux-Port de la Lune along the course. Unlike most marathons, the Bordeaux Marathon takes place at night, making for the optimal occasion to celebrate with a glass of wine after crossing the finish line. Appealing to an array of runners, the Bordeaux Marathon also features half-marathon and relay marathon events.

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