On 27 October 2019, the first edition of the race-walking in solidarity the of Chartres, had gathered 1,000 participants (600 walkers and 400 runners) at the start of the race, on the place, Scattered.
“But as 500 participants in a virtual fashion,” says Josélito Levoye, the captain of the team the Flames rose, the organiser of this event, by referring to the entries in Madrid (Spain), Lisbon (Portugal), Milan (Italy), New York and Chicago (United States)… ” And again, we had blocked the entries to virtual 500. We had refused registration. “
Learn all about the race solidarity The of Chartres, 100 % virtual, scheduled to open in October
Strong of this success, the team of the Flames in pink has decided that, this year, because of Covid-19, the second edition would be 100 % virtual. “These are not 500 people virtual that we hope will be this year, but 5.000, who are invited to cover the 10 km of running or 5 miles walking, between the 1st and the 31st October next ! “says Josélito Levoye. “At 10 € donated by participating, they are 50.000 € we hope to provide to the departmental committee of the League against cancer, which would represent 25% of its budget “.
“It starts very strong “
And “it starts very strong,” said Tuesday, June 23, Josélito Levoye. “We’re up to 234 registered and 2.861 € raised in barely a week. Our campaign mail that has not yet been launched, I think it will take off at the end of August and beginning of September “,
Interested persons have until 30 September to register on the website www.la-chartraine.fr. “As soon as they are listed, we’ll send them a bib number by email, that they do not have to print. On the day that they have decided to walk or run, they will send me their GPS track to validate their participation.”
Has walking and cycling. It being understood that there will be no physical reunification this year, and to ensure a greater number of participants, the team of the Flames in pink has decided that this second edition of the Chartres would also be open to cyclists, in the same conditions as for the riders to walk, a distance of 10 km. Opinion with the amateurs.