Medoc Marathon: Running and Wine Tasting
The Medoc Marathon is one of the most unique sporting events in the world. Every year, thousands of runners and wine enthusiasts gather in the wine region of Medoc in France. This incredible race combines running, conviviality, and wine tastings. This year will mark the 37th edition, taking place on September 2, 2023.
Taking place in the heart of the Bordeaux vineyards, the Medoc Marathon is more than just a race; it also offers an enchanting and picturesque setting. Participants are encouraged to come in costumes, adding a festive dimension to the event. Throughout the 42.195 kilometers, runners are greeted by wine tasting stands, offering the finest wines of Medoc. It’s a unique opportunity to discover the flavors and aromas of local wines while taking on a sporting challenge.
A Unique Landscape
The route of the Medoc Marathon traverses magnificent landscapes, with majestic castles, endless vineyards, and picturesque villages. Runners will have the chance to pass by renowned wineries such as Château Margaux, Château Lafite Rothschild, and Château Mouton Rothschild. This one-of-a-kind course makes this race particularly appealing to running enthusiasts and wine lovers alike.
In the heart of Bordeaux, you will find Villa Victor Louis, an ideal place to stay during the event. Various shuttles are available from the center of Bordeaux to facilitate your transportation to different meeting points during the 3 days. This way, you can easily access shuttles and other means of transportation to get to your destinations.
We invite you to start the day in the best possible way by enjoying our breakfast buffet. Mainluy composed with organic and local products, it will provide you with all the energy you need for your day.
After a busy day, you can relax in the tranquility of our establishment, whether in your room or by enjoying our secret garden to bask in the southwestern sun. Don’t wait any longer to book your stay in our charming residence.