Accueil~Useful informations~The village – en

The village – en

DSC00017The village marathon will be in the beautiful grounds of the Parc Expo of Villefranche. It will be the pre-race meeting on Friday (Removing bib, Village exhibitor partners and friends races, charities, local products tasting …)

221 Avenue de l’Europe

From this place will leave Saturday shuttles to access at the sites race starts (Fleurie Marathon).

village acces

By the way, Parc expo is ideally located. Anyway, it will be fully signposted from North to South and from East to West: Can not take the wrong way.

If you arrive by train, an efficient network of bus you will reach the village Marathon in a few minutes~



Several car parks are available on the town of Villefranche. In view of the crowd (8000 runners) we encourage you to park in one of the parking garages dowtown and the train station of Villefranche where shuttles ParcExpo await you.

Bib pick

The withdrawal of bibs will be at the village level Marathon, ParcExpo. It begins on Tuesday from 12am to 8pm Friday from 10am to 10pm.

Attention, no withdrawal of numbers on the places of departure (Fleurie or villefranche). If you can not pick up your bib at ParcExpo, you can not take the tests. The numbers are not issued will not be routed departures.

Arrival races

The 3 races (marathon, half and 13km du Rhône) arrive at the same place, in the center of Villefranche, near the esplanade of the Hotel de Ville.
Will be close to the arrival on the premises to retrieve your bag left at the start point, fueling stations, a care unit (physiotherapists, podiatrists, doctors, rescuers …) and showers.


Departures shuttle bus to access the start site

From the village Marathon Expo Park, shuttle buses will route you directly to Marathon departure:
• Fleurie to the Marathon start of the first bus around 6h30 am (45 minutes) to 7h15 am

A shuttle system between arrival and ParcExpo will be implemented so that you can easily recover your vehicle

Locker instructions for runner

A system will be set up with removing your personal belongings at the start sites for withdrawal and return at the finish.