By Guilhem Pouiol
Published on 3 Mar 22 at 19:34
To your sneakers! Of them operating occasions will happen on Sunday March 6, 2022 in Blagnac. As a reminder, it couldn’t happen in 2021 resulting from the well being context.
From 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 3,300 runners will take part in these two races which have been full. Indeed, no extra bibs can be found.
The final version of this occasion came about in 2020 since the race was canceled final yr resulting from the Covid (solely the 10 km may happen in June).
The 10 and 21 km of Blagnac are unmissable occasions in Occitania. “These two races have the regional label of the FFA and are both qualifiers for the French championships”, recollects the Blagnac Sporting Club Athlétisme, at the origin of this sporting occasion.
A route conducive to efficiency
The begin of the 10 kilometer race will probably be given at 9 a.m. in the Castorama automobile park (10 a.m. for the half-marathon) and the end will probably be situated on the Shopping Mall Parking Lot from Blagnac. According to the organizers of the occasion, the route of the occasion will probably be “flat and conducive to performance”. In order to keep away from cravings, refreshments are planned each 5 kilometres.
“We don’t change a route that pleases! After the success of the 2020 circuit, we’re starting again in 2022: passing under the wings of the Concorde and the A380 in the Aeroscopia museum. A selfie contest will be organized during the race. The rest of the route will walk through the streets of Blagnac, follow the tramway, cross the Parc du Grand Noble and Parc du Ritouret to end in the parking lot of the shopping center where the village will be installed.
To help runners perform, several pacemakers will be present on the race (1h30, 1h45 and 2h). A musical warm-up will also be offered a few minutes before departure.
Disruptions for motorists
Inevitably, such an event will have an impact on traffic in Blagnac. In a letter sent to the inhabitants, the town hall warns that “motorists will be unable to drive on the route of the race, nor park there for apparent safety causes”.
“This highly regarded occasion mobilizes many volunteers that will help you cross intersections and to make sure everybody’s security”.
The municipality asks you to be patient if you have to travel during race hours. To avoid crossing runners, it is advisable to take the road to Grenade to reach the town center of Blagnac. “To go away Blagnac simply, through the ring road, desire the Bellonte roundabout (Airbus) or the Garossos roundabout (Beauzelle)”, concludes the letter.
With Thibaut Calatayud
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