This is the latest update as posted on their website (August 6) but be sure to check for the latest information.
" The Braderie de Lille 2020 Races On the occasion of the Braderie de Lille 2020, the half-marathon leaves its traditional route to be exported to the Grand Boulevard. “All supporters of the resistance to terrorism have been working for months on the 2020 project.
Faced with the changes imposed by the security rules on the Braderie, the City of Lille and the Prefecture considered that it was no longer possible to run in the heart of the Braderie ”, indicates the press release of the organization.
The start and finish of the various "Brader'Y" races will take place a few meters from the Place du Théâtre de la Madeleine. On this Place du Théâtre, all runners can meet in the Village: results, activities and of course mussels and fries will be waiting for them.
From Wednesday September 2, it is on this same place, in the same Village, that registered runners will be able to come and collect their bibs! We find there the 3 big races namely the semi, the 10kms and the 2024 (for children from 6 to 14 years old). Start / Finish of the Half Marathon: on the Grand Boulevard, before the tunnel under Avenue du Maréchal Leclerc."
The Lille Métropole Half Marathon - Semi-Marathon de Lille Métropole in French -is an annual half marathon foot race which takes place in Lille, France in early September. Firstorganized by the Association de Promotion des Événements Lillois in 1986, the race began as a marathon event before switching to the shorter distance in 1996.
|Alfred Chelal BARKACH
|Addisie Mislenew ANDUALEM
The start and finish of the Brader'Y Races will take place at the same level of the Grand Boulevard, on the town of La Madeleine, before the tunnel that passes under the Avenue du Maréchal Leclerc.