Marche Nordique Golfe du Morbihan

29 Km timed Nordic Walk

Following french government directives prohibiting rallies until mid-July the race will not take place in June

Nordic walking with sticks for approximately 29 km (no running). Maximum time permitted for completion is 6 hours and the number of participants is limited to 1400.

A race through the heart of the Gulf of Morbihan

Eighty percent of the course comprises of trails around the Gulf marked out by Morbihan Council. There are no particular technical obstacles for participants. The terrain rises to approximately 200 meters.

See the route HERE

Refreshment stops during the race

There are two refreshment stops (one providing hot meals on arrival) as participants are required to be semi food self-sufficient. In between these refreshment stops every participant must meet his/her own dietary needs. The average distance between two refreshment stops is approximately 15 to 20 km.

Compulsory equipment for Nordic Walk participants

For your safety and well-being during the walk, you are strongly advised to follow the organisers’ advice regarding compulsory equipment (§22 of rules – Equipment).

Must-note Nordic Walk 2020 dates

Start & Finish points

  • Start location: 
    Séné (hippodrome), Sunday 28th June 2020 at 8:00 am
  • Finish point:
    Esplanade of Vannes harbour, Sunday 28th June 2020 by 2:00 pm.

When you register for the race, you can book a seat in the shuttle bus to take you to the start point, from Vannes to Séné, before 8:00 am on sunday 30th june. The schedules for the departure of the shuttles will be specified later.

Allocation of race numbers

Race numbers will be allocated at the start location on Thursday 25th June from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, on Friday 26th June from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, on Saturday 27th june from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm and on Sunday 28th june from 6:00 am to 7 : 30 am.

Each competitor must personally pick up his race number from the Ultra Marin village.



Nordic Walk 2020 entry fees

  • From 20 november 2019 to 25th May 2020. (Subject to availability)
  • 34€ up to 18th December 2019, 36€ from 19th December 2019 to 29th February 2020, 42€ from 1st March 2020 to 25th May 2020.
  • Payment by credit card only.

How to subscribe ?

Click HERE to find out about the 2020 registration process

Points allocated upon completion

  • Ultra Marin Challenge per Team : 1