Gorges du Verdon, France

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"One of the most beautiful swimruns in the world"

The magnificent courses of SWIMRUN GORGES DU VERDON are to be done at least once in his life as a sportsman. The beauty of the turquoise waters of Lake St. Croix, the majestic cliffs of the Gorges du Verdon and the natural preservation of the site make it a must on the calendar every year.

The SWIMRUN GORGES DU VERDON returns over a 3-day weekend on May 2, 2020 to the delight of swimrun lovers and the program of this fourth edition is enticing. Three distances are indeed offered from Les Salles-sur-Verdon. The SWIMRUNMAN CLASSIC, HALF SWIMRUNMAN, and the mythical ULTRA SWIMRUNMAN FRANCE - elected among the most difficult swimrun races in the world.


  • Classic SwimRun - Team of Two 21.05km run, 4.55km swim.
    €150 BOOK
  • Half SwimRun - Team of Two 37.85km run, 7.25km swim
    €210 BOOK
  • Ultra SwimRun - Team of Two 51.80km run, 11.60km swim
    €320 BOOK


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Total Distance: 25.60 km

Total swim : 4.55km
Total run: 21.05km
Positive elevation: 691m
Effort time: 3h00 to 7h00

Number of swims: 6
Number of Run: 7

Big Swim: 1.70 km
Big run: 8.70km

Liquid refuelling: 4
Solid refuelling: 1
Gel Station: 1

The course CLASSIC SWIMRUNMAN has been a real popular success since its launch, whether on the formula SOLO or DUO. The route around the Lac de Sainte-Croix and in the heart of the Verdon Natural Park conquered hundreds of participants each year with a dream setting for a playground. Between turquoise blue water and lavender field. Between limestone massif and picturesque villages of the Haut-Var.

Total distance: 45.10km

Total swim: 7.25km
Total run: 37.85km
Positive altitude difference: 1639m
Effort time: 6:00 to 10:30 am (flexible 2019 time barriers)

Number of swims: 10
Number of Run: 11

Big Swim: 1.70 km
Big run: 13.50km

Liquid refueling: 7
Solid refueling: 3
Gel Station: 1

The HALF SWIMRUNMAN race is wonderful in every way. Traced in the heart of the Verdon Natural Park he will take you to one of the most beautiful places in France: the Gorges du Verdon, the largest Canyon in Europe . Thrills guaranteed .

Total distance: 63.40km

Total swim : 11.60km
Total run: 51.80km
Positive altitude difference: 2099m
Effort time: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm (2019 flexible time barriers)

Number of swims: 17
Number of Run: 18

Big swim: 2.40km
Big run: 13.50km

Liquid refuelling: 10
Solid refuelling: 5
Gel Station: 2

Will you be able to? To overcome the ULTRA SWIMRUNMAN, this course of anthology drawn in one of the most beautiful places in the world, represents an unstandard sporting challenge. Where, at the end of the effort, the distinction FINISHER SWIMRUNMAN FRANCE will make sense (less than 50% of FINISHER in 2019) and will put you forever in the SWIMRUNMAN legend. It's more than just a race, it's an adventure for twoa moment of pure sharing and mutual aid, in a unique setting: the Verdon Natural Park. This preserved piece of paradise will open its doors to you during the race with a mythical passage through the Gorges du Verdon in running and then swimming. 1400m of crossing in the transparent green waters of the largest Canyon in Europe. Magic. Unforgettable.

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