Running: two novelties for the Foulées du pont de Saint-Nazaire

Due to the strong winds announced by Météo France, the 2019 edition of the Foulées du pont de Saint-Nazaire is canceled
Canceled in 2019 (wind) and 2020 (covid), the Foulées du pont were relaunched last year. ©Le Courrier du pays de Retz

The Bridge crossings of Saint Nazaire they return on Sunday 25 September 2022 with two novelties: in addition to the traditional ones 10 km race, there will be a round trip of 5 km to the middle of the bridge, as well as gallops for young people (1, 2 and 3 km). That’s why 4e edition, all races will start Saint-Brevin-les-Pins.

The Department of Loire-Atlantique, owner and manager of the bridge, organizes this sporting event with the Athletic Clubs du Littoral and Snos Athlétisme.

A slope of 5.6°

The course presents in its technical part, a due to rise around 5.6% to reach the central platform located 60 meters above sea level.

The 5 km will start at 9.30am and the 10km at 10.15am. Collection of numbers will take place, with presentation of ID, in Saint-Nazaire (Soucoupe) on Friday, September 23 from 5 to 8 p.m. Saint-Brevin les Pins (Salle de l’Estuaire, Place Bougainville) Saturday 24 September from 14 to 18 and Sunday 25 from 8 to 10 h.

Shopping for children is free. They are scheduled at 10 a.m. (middle cycle students, 3 km), 10:20 a.m. (CM1-CM2, 2 km) and 10:30 a.m. (CE1-CE2, 1 km) also from Place Bougainville.

Registrations are open until September 21 here, at rates of €5 for 5 km and €8 for 10 km (+ administration costs).

The bridge closed that morning

During the event, the Saint-Nazaire bridge will be closed to traffic from 9.15am to 12.30pm. Access to pedestrians and cyclists will be prohibited from 9 am.

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