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7,500 women take part in solidarity event

La RochambelleThe women's race-walk in aid of the fight against cancer, to be held in Caen on Saturday June 1st, is already SOLD OUT. 4 months before the event, the limit of 7,500 participants has been reached.

7,500 participants join forces for a common cause

With 4 months to go, the organizing team has announced the closing of registrations for la Rochambelle, Caen's flagship event. Part of the festivities for the 80th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandythe event continues to appeal to the people of Caen. On Saturday June 1 at 7.00 pm, 7,500 women dressed in pink will set off from Avenue Albert Sorel for a festive stroll through Caen city center.

the fight against women's cancers

Charged with values and commitment, la Rochambelle donates €7 from each registration to the fight against women's cancers. Since 2006, the event has raised over €1.4 million. Phis year, €52,500 will be raised to support 5 local projects run by :

- the François Baclesse Cancer Center,

- the Caen Normandy University Hospital,

- the Ligue contre le Cancer du Calvados,

- the Polyclinique du Parc.

The complementary nature of the projects we support enables us to provide ongoing support for patients at every stage of their illness.

projects supported in 2024

#1 - Improving breast cancer care

financed 100%

#2 - improve management of ovarian cancers

financed 100%

#3 - improving management of ovarian cancer

financed 100%

#4 - improving patients' well-being

financed 100%

#5 - improving patients' well-being

financed 100%

37th edition of the D-Day Landings Marathon

Registration for the other events is still open until May 29, 2024 (subject to availability). With over 25,000 participants each year, D-Day Landings Marathon is one of Normandy's must-attend events.

This year's program features a unique range of events, allowing everyone to participate according to their level of ability and desire:


- The D-Day Landings Marathon, the most historic race in the world;

- Le Relay Marathon, l'union fait la force ;

- The Pegasus Half Marathon, the legendary distance that starts from the famous Pegasus Bridge;

- The 10km - Crédit Agricole Normandie, the short distance during which the city belongs to you;

- La Rochambelle, run-walk in aid of the fight against cancer (SOLD OUT);

- Foulées de la Liberté, 4,000 children from schools in Caen.

May 31 to June 2, 2024 for a unique experience