The Bout du Monde trail passes by the Saint-Mathieu lighthouse

CHALLENGES

Iroise sports calendar

The extreme tip of Finistère brings sports enthusiasts together! Make a date with the Iroise by signing up for one of these races or hikes, which will take you through grandiose landscapes.

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La Sea to Peak

Départ de Plouarzel le 20 juillet

La Sea To Peak est une épreuve d’ultra distance tout terrain sans assistance en mode bikepacking.

Une diagonale pour traverser la France d’ouest en est avec :

  • 2 « extrêmes » : le point le plus à l’ouest / le village le plus haut d’Europe
  • La traversée de 3 massifs d’époques différentes (Massif Armoricain, Massif Central, Massif Alpin)
  • Plus de la moitié de la trace en moyenne montagne avec un altitude moyenne autour de 900 m
  • Un final en haute montagne avec un col à 2400 m

Pour sa 4 édition, la Sea To Peak revient encore plus belle et toujours aussi dure !
Du 20 juillet au 4 aout 2024, les participant(e)s se lanceront à l’assaut des sommets pour une chevauchée depuis la pointe bretonne.

Team Marathon

Ekiden du Pays d'Iroise

Dimanche 22 septembre 2024 à 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

1er septembre 2024 à 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

14 et 15 septembre 2024 à 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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La Val Madouas

En octobre à 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.

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TRAILs and nature races

Trail de la Vallée des Seigneurs

23 et 24 novembre à Saint-Renan

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.

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Ribines de l'Aber Ildut

8 décembre 2024 à 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!

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FESTIVE RACES

The Corrida

22 décembre 2024 à 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

TRAIL

La Lampaulaise

En mars à 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
Crazy Run April 2024

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The Crazy Run

En avril à 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)

TRAIL

La Diagonale du Four

En avril à 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!

Longe Côte

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En mai à Ploudalmézeau
 
👏Cheer on the competitors in the magnificent setting of Tréompan beach during this eco-responsible event.

 

NATURE AND HIKING RACES

The Cap Iroise

En mai à 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
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NATURE AND HIKING RACES

La Littorale

En juin à 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

En juin à 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, 2024 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!