A big hearted race
5th edition on March 8th, 2020
The event Fête Les Vins Kms de Saint-Emilion was created in 2016.
These 11km (walking and running), 21km or 40km races take place in the exceptional landscape of the first vineyard to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Every year in March, the riders start at Château Soutard, Grand Cru Classé de Saint-Emilion. The original and hilly nature trails are offered in the heart of the Saint-Émilion vineyard, with visits, food and wine tasting in many of the appellation's prestigious châteaux.
Running for a good cause
Running for Fête les Vins Kms de Saint-Emilion is a sporting challenge, but not only. The benefits of this race are intended for research on brain diseases, represented by IND and ICND, Institute of Clinical Neurodegenerative Diseases and FBR, Federation for Brain Research.
Proof of the success of the event, a donation of more than 164 000€ has already been made thanks to the first fourth editions.
The unfailing support of volunteers
Throughout the year, about ten volunteers work for the organization of Fête les Vins Kms de Saint-Emilion. 120 volunteers with the support of the association "Les Foulées Vertes" complete the team during the race weekend. The Rotary Club Libourne Saint-Emilion has 50 members with a respect for diversity in membership, members of all generations, women and men involved whose motto is "serve first". The actions undertaken are aimed at young people, people with disabilities, sick children, schools in Morocco, orphanages in Benin, the eradication of Polio in the world, etc.