Departure organization

9:50am : start of the disabled race
10am : departure of elite runners
Starting at 10:01am : waves of 300 participants per minute
Starting Order: no priority, first come first departure
Departure limit time: 11am (whatever the number of participants)

Our speaker-animator will animate the departure of the waves and will motivate the runners during the wait.

Start zone access

The RER line C is the liaison between the departure and arrival :
Paris : “Pont de l’Alma” station
Versailles : “Versailles Château” station

Metro : “Bir-Hakeim” “Trocadéro” and “Alma-Marceau” are the closest stations of the departure.

Vélib : Station n° 7023 or 7025

Cloakrooms

In Paris : cloakroom-trucks are available at the “quai Jacques Chirac” (former quai Branly), few meters to the entrance of departure zone. Your clothes must be dropped off before 9:30am. A ticket given to the deposit will be required back at the finish.

In Versailles : you will find the trucks shortly after the finish line (right side facing the palace).

A suitcase or bulky bag (dimensions greater than 55 x 35 x 20cm) will be systematically refused by the checkroom attendant.

Toilets

Numerous toilets and urinals are available at the following locations :

  • on the “quai Jacques Chirac” (former quai Branly)
  • in the waiting area before the start line
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