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New Caledonia International Marathon

Set around the picturesque bays of Nouméa, the New Caledonia International Marathon has become a key event in the annual sporting calendar.  Established in 1983, the New Caledonia International Marathon has become a major event in the New Caledonian sporting calendar attracting a high level of international competitors from around the world including Europe, Africa, Pacific Islands and Japan. 

The New Caledonia International Marathon is an Olympic-level qualifying event for the French Championships. World class runners battle for victory over 42.195 km along a spectacularly scenic route winding around Nouméa’s bays. There are also options available for all levels, with a half-marathon on offer too. 

Why New Caledonia? 

  • It's France without the 24hr flight! Unique French immersion experience, close to home
  • If travelling on an Aussie passport, you do not need a visa
  • New Cal beaches are tranquil and are not overcrowded
  • Great food and wine, enjoy French wine and cheese one day, a traditional Kanak bougna the next
  • New Cal has a variety of regions and jaw dropping landscapes, so you can have several holidays in one
  • Parts of the New Cal lagoon are UNESCO World Heritage listed. See coral, fish, turtles and more
  • new Cal is a melting pot of people - French, Kanaks, Caledonians and more, so offers a unique cultural experience
  • A modern destination with well paved roads, modern international and domestic airports and a first level hospital
  • Something on offer for all. Skydive over the lagoon, hike world clas trails or savour French cuisine
  • Less than three hours from Australia and New Zealand

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