A week before the Chartres half-marathon, on September 12, there were around a hundred runners to set off, under the leadership of Thierry Mommessin, to attack the new route proposed by the organizers, The Republican Echo and ASPTT Chartres, this Sunday, September 5.
Among these runners, some were kind enough to give their opinion on the route after the reconnaissance. Flavien, former footballer of Dammarie and Sours, converted to running for five years, has already completed the 21 km of the semi in 1h24.
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He appreciates the changes made: “It’s still relatively flat. The elimination of the long straights exposed to the wind is not to displease me. The passage through the lower town is pleasant, even if it generates many reminders. The public should be more numerous there, as during the Foulées de la Cathédrale, when we went into the countryside … “