Out and about My weekend à la Lyonnaise

A fitness challenge

Virginie Billy
By Virginie
Published on 24/10/2022

Get the oars out

Give your arms a workout as you row to the Confluence on the Saône. On the programme: 6, 14 or 21 km by canoe. Ages 8 and up.
18 and 19 Sep.
lyonkayak.com

A mad race

Don’t worry about the mud and enjoy the obstacle course‘La Ruée des Fadas’, on foot and in fancy dress, held at Grand parc Miribel-Jonage. Silly and fun!
26 Sep. 
rueedesfadas.fr

Giddy-up

Known around the globe, Equita Lyon is both a show entirely dedicated to horses and an international showjumping event. It includes competitions for all levels, as well as horse-related shows and activities. For kids and adults.
27 to 31 Oct.
equitalyon.com

An autumn challenge

Are you ready to take on the 6000 steps of the Lyon Urban Trail, Europe’s leading urban trail? Not sure? Don’t worry, as there are many routes suitable for runners of all levels.
7 Nov.
lyonurbantrail.com

A funny competition

Six race formats, ranging from 2.5 to 42 km, offer a different way to enjoy the splendid landscapes of the Beaujolais. A fun atmosphere, wine tasting on the estates and fancy dress galore.
20 Nov.
marathondubeaujolais.org

March o

Tired of running? Take your time and try the sixth edition of NordicWalkin’Lyon by Alptis, a signposted route that offers a chance to discover Nordic walking and the city at the same time.  A great workout for the heart and eyes!
16 and 17 Nov. 
nordicwalkinlyon.com