Iroise sports calendar

TRAIL

La Lampaulaise

Sunday, March 24 at Lampaul-Plouarzel

This trail-type running event takes place almost entirely on paths and trails.

In addition to the 7, 10 and 14 km walks, new trail circuits will be on the programme for this 4th edition:

  • 27 km starting from the Trézien lighthouse
  • a 16 km
  • and the 9 km for Aber lovers

TRAIL

La Diagonale du Four

Sunday, April 14 in Porspoder

Two circuits are on the program for this 2nd edition: a 9 km and an 18 km. They allow you to discover the superb coastal path and footpaths of Porspoder.

Children can also take part in a fun race without timing.

A race to enjoy with the whole family in an exceptional landscape!

Crazy Run April 2024

running and walking

The Crazy Run

Saturday, April 20 in Saint-Renan

The Crazy Run is a unique sporting and social event: runners and walkers are animated by colored biodegradable powder sprayed on participants. 

The various races are unranked, fun and supportive.

This event is organized by the municipality of Saint Renan, the cycling club (SRIV), the Foulée Renanaise, the Défi Matthieu Craff, the Fadas du matin, Défi organisation and the Saint-Renan Red Cross.

Profits will be donated to the Renan branch of the Red Cross.

Come dressed up! Prizes will be awarded for the best disguise.

  • Over 14s race, start at 4pm, 7 kms ( registration 6 euros on site )
  • Race for participants born between 2011 and 2014 , start at 3:30 pm, 1800m ( registration 3 euros on site )
  • Race for participants born between 2015 and 2017, start at 3.15pm, 800m ( registration 3 euros on site )
  • Race for participants born in 2018 or later, start at 3:00 pm, 400m ( registration 3 euros on site )
  • Walk, departure at 2:45 p.m. (registration 6 euros on site)
Tour-de-bretagne-velo

Cycling

Tour de Bretagne

Thursday, April 25, 2024
On April 25, 2024, the Pays d'Iroise will play host to the 1st stage of the Tour de Bretagne, a veritable celebration of Breton cycling that has gained international renown since 1967. Departing from Locmaria-Plouzané, the 25 teams will cover 146 kilometers to the Pointe Saint-Mathieu, before leaving Milizac-Guipronvel the following day to set off across the other départements to Dinan, the finishing town at the end of a 7-day race. 

Come and cheer on the riders! The start on April 25 will be at 1pm, on route de Pen ar Menez, in Locmaria-Plouzané. From 9:30 a.m., a start village will welcome spectators with stands and entertainment. Throughout the stage, which will take riders through our 19 communes including Saint Renan, classified as one of France's Most Beautiful Detours, Portsall, the Landunvez coastal road, Le Conquet and the Pointe de Corsen, the race will be broadcast on a giant screen at the Pointe Saint-Mathieu. The finish, scheduled for around 4:30 p.m., will be preceded by 6 crossings of the finish line by the racers, the highlight of the show. The top of the Saint-Mathieu lighthouse will be a superb vantage point from which to admire the race! 

Longe Côte

2nd western zone championship in long-distance aquatic walking

Sunday, May 4 in Ploudalmézeau
 
👏Cheer on the competitors in the magnificent setting of Tréompan beach during this eco-responsible event.

 

NATURE AND HIKING RACES

The Cap Iroise

Sunday, May 26 in Ploudalmézeau

Nature runs (10 and 20 km) and walks (11 and 17 km) organized by Courir à Ploudal, starting from Portsall harbour.

Beautiful routes accessible to all, between dunes, beaches, paths and a bit of road!

La Littorale Pointe Saint-Mathieu
©Frédéric Le Mouillour

NATURE AND HIKING RACES

16th edition of La Littorale

Sunday, June 9 in Plougonvelin

The routes will allow participants to discover the remarkable sites of Plougonvelin: the Pointe de Saint-Mathieu - the cenotaph, the lighthouse, the museum, the Saint-Mathieu de Fine Terre abbey, the Notre Dame de Grâce chapel, the Musée Mémoires 39-45 -, the Vaéré garden, the landmines, as well as the Fort de Bertheaume, including, for the first time, the ammunition bunkers!

On the program:

2 "Nature" races including Bertheaume Fort
3 hikes along the Iroise Sea
3 "Young Musketeers" children's races

Numerous events and solidarity actions.

RUNNING AND HIKING

Trézien lovers

Saturday, June 15 in Plouarzel

Facing the Molène archipelago, this race offers breathtaking scenery.

"Les Amoureux de Trézien" is an 8 km duo race: 2 runners register, run together and cross the finish line hand in hand. Most duos run in costume, and there are great prizes for the best disguises!

A hike and several children's races are also on the programme.

A friendly, relaxed family atmosphere is what makes this race so original.

TRAILS

19th Trail du Bout du Monde

July 6 and 7 in Plougonvelin

This is one of the most beautiful trails in France, and a real treat for athletes! Three distances are on offer: 20, 37 and 57 km.

The Trail du Bout du Monde is a major asset for sports and tourism at the start of summer in Finistère!

An event that lets you exercise your legs in a dream setting!

Team Marathon

Ekiden du pays d'Iroise

Sunday, September 22 in Lampaul-Plouarzel

The Ekiden du pays d'Iroise will take place in the commune of Lampaul-Plouarzel.

6-person relay race: 5km, 10km, 5km, 10km, 5km and 7.195km.

Two Saint-Renan Iroise Vélo cyclists overtake Saint-Samson chapel

MOUNTAIN BIKE RACES - GRAVEL - WALKING - BREVET CYCLO

Randos Manche Atlantique

September 2024 in Plouarzel

On the program: mountain bike circuits from 15 to 65 km, walks and cycle routes up to 100 km.

 

TRAIL, running and hiking

Matthieu Craff Challenge

September 2024 in Saint-Renan

The challenge includes a 24-km course, which is part of the Finistère short trail championship calendar!

Several courses open to all are also on offer: a 10km individual or duo race, children's races and a walk. 

A program in tribute to Matthieu Craff, a young traileur who died in the Massif du Mont Blanc in 2017.

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randos cyclo course et marche

La Val Madouas

October 2024 in Ploudalmézeau

Starting at 8.45am, the program includes three bike rides (15, 30 and 65 km) and a 10 km walk + unclassified nature jog - in the presence of Valentin Madouas.

All proceeds will be donated to Innovéo in support of digestive cancer research.

Supporters' evening at 7pm.

trail

Ribines de l'Aber Ildut

December 2024 in Plouarzel

This trail, with its unusual course laid out on private land, allows runners to criss-cross the banks of the Aber Ildut as well as the local paths.

An atypical passage also features a visit to the cowshed and milking parlour of one of the farms along the route.

There are several circuits of 8, 15 and 24 km.

New: a walking event. Two possible distances: 9 and 16 km.

Children are invited to take part in this event by starting on one of the proposed 500 m to 2500 m circuits, adapted to the age of these future champions!

TRAILs and nature races

Trail de la Vallée des Seigneurs : Cancelled

November 2024 in Saint-Renan

STORM CIARAN: due to damage to the courses, this event is cancelled.

This 14th edition of the Foulée Renanaise will feature several races!

A nature race, two trails and a walk.

This event takes you through the green Iroise countryside, past private woods and meadows, and across a few streams.

Plouarzel Corrida

FESTIVE RACES

The Corrida

December 2024 in Plouarzel

The Corrida de Plouarzel is back for an even more festive edition! Come dressed up, and prizes will be awarded to the most original!
- 16h : start of children's races
- 17h30 : 5 km race
18h30 : 10 km race