Program & races

The 22nd edition of le Défi de Monte-Cristo will take place on 18, 19, 20 et 21 June 2020. 


 2020 Programme

 

YOU CAN FIND THE DETAILED PROGRAMME OF EACH RACE JUST HERE

 


  Races 

IMPORTANT FOR ALL SWIMMERS IN THE 5K & 3,5K RACES !

  • We sensitize all swimmers to RESPECT THE STARTING POINT OF RACES The Château d'If (5k race starting point) and Degaby Island (3.5k race starting point) must be respected and treated correctly. It is strictly forbidden to dispose of your waste, to urinate on the island, ect…
  • DEPARTURE IS SUBJECT TO AUTHORIZATION BY THE AUTONOMOUS PORT OF MARSEILLE. Port traffic remains a priority. As a result, the organisation reserves the right to ask at any time for swimmers who are too late and still located in the port traffic zone (zone 1a - see map below) to board broom boats for safety reasons.

 

COURSE - 5 km

THE MAXIMUM TIME ALLOWED TO COMPLETE THE 5K COURSE IS :

  • 2H30 FOR DAY RACES
  • 1H45 FOR NIGHT RACES

The race management reserves the right to remove participants from the water who swim too slowly and who put the safety of the race in difficulty. (The swimming time relative to the start time allows the race management to assess the amount of time remaining for the swimmers in charge of their geolocation)

  

COURSE - 3,5 km  

THE MAXIMUM TIME ALLOWED TO COMPLETE THE 3,5K COURSE IS 1H45 !

The race management reserves the right to remove participants from the water who swim too slowly and who put the safety of the race in difficulty. (The swimming time relative to the start time allows the race management to assess the amount of time remaining for the swimmers in charge of their geolocation)

 

COURSE - 2,5 KM

  

COURSE - 1 K

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