Bessans

NORDIC'S WALK IN THE ALPS

Saturday, September, 5 and Sunday, 6, 2020
Saturday, September, 5 and Sunday, 6, 2020

Nordic's walk in the Alps

For a weekend, put on your sneakers, grab your poles, welcome to the 5th Nordic Walk of the Alpes de Bessans

Saturday, September 5, 2020

 

11:00

• Removal of bibs at the town hall (11h-14h / 16h30-20h)

13:40

• Warming up

14:00

• Start route “Chrono”

16:00 / 16:20 / 16:40 / 17:00

• Stretching

16:00

• Podiums

17:00

• Departure of the “Sunset” course
(a bus service will take you to the departure from the Town Hall Square)

Sunday, September 6, 2020

 

7:30

• Removal of bibs at the town hall

8:40

• Warming up

9:00

• “Mythical” course departure

9:10

• Stretching

9:30

• “Premium” and “Selection” course departures

9:40

• Warming up

10:00

• Departure course “Nature Discovery

12:00 / 12:20 / 12:40 / 13:00 / 13:20 / 13:40

• Warming up

 

Tips: Remember to take with you at least 1 liter of drink and snacks in addition to shoes and appropriate clothing in case of rain or cold.

More information

• Organized by the association of the International Marathon of Bessans.
• Meeting on the village square of Bessans.
• Distribution of bibs on the spot:
Saturday from 12:00 to 14:00 and from 19:00 to 21:00
Sunday from 7:30 to 9:00.
• Possible loan of sticks on the spot.
• Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or a responsible adult.

• Minors aged 16 and over must produce a signed parental authorization.
• For organizational and safety reasons, the number of walkers may be limited.
• Loop course with departures and arrivals at the same place.
• Time barriers.
• Do not run or cut marked trails.
• Refueling on the courses and on arrival.
• Souvenir gift for each registrant.

Download the rules

“ 1 weekend walk,

6 courses ! ”

 

Saturday, september 5, 2020

At 14:00

“Chrono” course
Yellow markup

12 km, 170 m D+ & 170 m D-

 

At 17:00

Course “Sunset”
Purple markup

Sunday, September 6, 2020

A 9:00

“Mythical” itinerary
Black markup

24 km,

 

A 9:30

“Premium” course
Red markup

20 km, 490 m D+ & 490 m D-

 

At 9:30

Course “Selection”
Blue markup

13 km, 320 m D+ & 320 m D-

 

At 10:00

“Nature & discovery” trail
Green markup

8 km, 130 m D+ & 130 m D-

“ Quiet or sporty,

3 possibilities! ”

 

Saturday, September 5, 2020

Course “Chrono” and / or sunset

Rates: 10 €

Sunday, September  6, 2020

1 course of your choice and / or sunset (Saturday)

Rates: 10 €

Week-end

Course “Chrono” (Saturday) + 1 course of your choice (Sunday) and / or sunset (Saturday)

Rates: 15 €

Modality

Free for children under 12 years old
-20% for groups from 9 people.
50% extra cost if registration on site.
• In the event of withdrawal, partial refund (20% lump sum for handling fees) if a medical certificate is issued.

Registration

To make the most of this event, it’s easy! Just register directly online or by mail.

Online

I click directly on the online registration link below:

I REGISTER ONLINE

Possibility to pay by credit card, cash or check (check payable to:
“International Bessans Marathon”).

DOWNLOAD THE
REGISTRATION FORM

1 – I download and fill out the registration form (French / Italian) below:

-Coming soon-

2 – I send my rules and the completed registration form by mail to:

« Marche Nordique des alpes »
Mairie de Bessans
Place de la Mairie
73480 Bessans
France

GROUP: Take advantage of adapted prices by contacting: info@marathondebessans.com

Need help ?

Contact us!

Phone:
+33 (0)4 79 05 96 52

Mail:
bessans@hautemaurienne.com

Discover our

STAY OFFER

“Health” weekend – you well in Bessans

From

€ 175.00

3 days / 2 nights

Price per person per stay (based on 2 people)

This stay includes
  • 3-star accommodation in furnished 2/4 people sheets provided
  • Participation in the Nordic Walking Week-End (1 bib per person)
  • 1 30-minute access to the Sauna
  • Service charge

Imagine Bessans, a small picturesque village in the Alps in the middle of its immense high plateau, an incredible haven of peace, always with that little fresh air!
Friendly and authentic atmosphere … it is in this paradise that I discovered Nordic walking!

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