From 31 May to  2 Jun 2024

The event created in 1988, which has become a reference today, pays tribute to the events of the D-Day through sport, and more particularly through running. It is materialized among other things by the courses of the events, crossing the high places of the D-Day and the battle of Normandy.

Live a unique experience, in the footsteps of our liberators !

This festival offers many events adapted to your level and your desires. You will be able to participate in a variety of races :

  • le Marathon de la Liberté, the main event with a course full of history crossing the high places of the D-Day landings;
  • the Marathon relay, the race where there is strength in numbers ;
  • the Pegasus Half Marathon, the mythical distance from the famous Pegasus Bridge ;
  • the 10 km, the short distance in the city ;
  • la Rochambelle, the famous women’s 5 km run-walk to benefit the fight against cancer ;
  • les rollers de la Liberté, the 2-hour walk/run on a closed and secured 2 km circuit ;
  • les foulées de la Liberté, with 4,000 children from schools in Caen.

Find all the news about the festival on the official website.