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September 09, 2018
September 23, 2018
Horse days
FRANCE. Taking place throughout France over three Sundays, the Journées du Cheval (Horse Days) features hundreds of events organized in equestrian centers. It includes free horse or pony riding for beginners, cart rides, shows as well many competitions. Information :
journeeducheval.ffe.com
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September 13, 2018
September 23, 2018
Evian Championship
EVIAN. ALPS. The Evian Championship is the first Major to be held in Continental Europe and in a non-English speaking country. The 120 best women golfers in the world compete from September 13th to 16th on the Evian Resort Golf Club18 holes course located between the Alpine summits and Lake Geneva that has been completely remodeled and has a total par value of 71. Players can be seen training from Monday 10th. Following on straight after the Major, girls and boys under 14 from seventeen nations participate in the Evian Championship Juniors Cup on Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th. Then, the following weekend over 150 boys and girls aged between 8 and 12 compete in the Haribo Kid’s Cup. Admission : from €25 to €50 per day. Weekend pass : €40 / €80. 4 days pass : €70 / €140. Information and bookings :
www.evianchampionship.com
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September 16, 2018
September 23, 2018
Moselle Open
METZ. Several players ranked among the world’s Top 50 participate in the Moselle tennis open including French Richard Gasquet, Gilles Simon, Benoît Paire, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Lucas Pouille, Japanese Kei Nishikori, Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili, German Mischa Zverev and Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas. Les Arènes de Metz. 5 avenue Louis le Débonnaire, 57000 Metz. Admission : from €5 to €74 depending on the seat and the day. Week pass from €150 to €300. Information and bookings : 0387211417
www.moselle-open.com
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September 20, 2018
September 23, 2018
Icarus Cup
SAINT-HILAIRE DU TOUVET - LUMBIN. ISERE DEPARTMENT. A free flight festival, the Icarus Cup features aerial acrobatics, hot air balloons, paragliding and hang gliding competitions including a masquerade flight contest in which paraglider and hang glider pilots fly in costume to compete for prizes. But there are also live entertainment, street performances, children's activities as well as a film festival and an ultra light air sports trade fair bringing together over 200 worldwide manufacturers and second hand dealers. Information :
www.coupe-icare.org
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September 2018
September 23, 2018 Paris - Versailles
PARIS. Paris - Versailles is a 16 km (10 miles) long race from the Eiffel Tower to the Palace of Versailles. It goes through Issy-les-Moulineaux, Meudon, where the runners must climb the stiff Côte des Gardes, Velizy and Villacoublay. The last half of the race wounds through woodland and villages. Race starts at 10am. Registration fees : from €29. Information and registrations :
www.parisversailles.com
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October 2018
October 07, 2018 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe
PARIS. First held in 1920, the Grand Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is considered to be the ultimate test of any flat racer and is renowned for its international array of famous horses, jockeys, owners and trainers. It is a 12 furlongs race concluding with a heart-stopping 500 meters finishing straight and with no less than 5 millions euros of prize money resting upon it. This race also attracts the outrageously rich and well-dressed from both the racing world and beyond, making the most of the opportunity to drink large quantities of Champagne. The Qatar Arabian World Cup, a kind of world championship for purebreds Arabs is run just after the Arc de Triomphe. Longchamp racecourse. Route des Tribunes, Bois de Boulogne, 75116 Paris. Free shuttle buses from Porte Maillot and Porte d’Auteuil. Gates open at noon. Eight races are scheduled from 2 pm to 6 pm including the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. Admission : €15, free for children less than 16 years old. Information and bookings :
www.parislongchamp.com/fr/qatar-prix-de-larc-triomphe
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October 14, 2018 20 km of Paris
ARIS. One of the most popular road races in France, the “20 km de Paris” brings together some 20000 runners. Participants make a loop through Paris passing by the streets of the city, the paths of the Bois de Boulogne and the banks of the Seine starting and finishing near the Eiffel Tower. Best runners make it in about 57 minutes and last ones in 3 hours. Race starts at 10am. Registration fee : €46. Information and registrations :
www.20kmparis.com
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October 21, 2018 Races for everyone
REIMS. To each his rhythm, to each his footrace. The “Run in Reims" event indeed offers three races within a day to suit almost every standard and level of stamina. The highlight is the Reims International Marathon that brings together some 16 000 runners. But there are also a half marathon and a 10km race. Registrations fees. Marathon : €45. Half Marathon : €22. Ten km race : €13. Information and registrations :
www.runinreims.com
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