Cantal is full of trails this is why runners come from all over France. Trail lovers will enjoy running on volcanoes, acrossing forests, going around summit and Cantal's plateau. Many mythical races occured every year in all parts of Cantal. Don't forget to discover (again) this region and look around Mount of Cantal, the Châtaigneraie du Cantal, Cézallier and Margeride.
Salers, which is known for being "Loveliest Villages in France", welcomes many runners in May. There are lots of people for this race beause they can run 53km, 32km, 10km, ride their bike on 60km or 35km, and walk 15 or 32km. The event starts on wednesday and stops on Sunday.
Aurillac receives runners for the Ultra Trail Puy-Mary-Aurillac where they can run across Jordanne's valley from the Puy Mary, to Aurillac. They run 105km, 52km or 24km, all lenghts offer beautiful landscapes at the beginning of summer.
6 huts trail
In August, St-Flour organises 6 huts trail, then, Marcenat continues with strides of Cézallier.
La Ronde de la Châtaigneraie
In autumn, the Ronde de la Châtaigneraie is a race you can run alone, or with 3 others runners. During your run, taste local food, and enjoy in front of the landscapes.
In winter, it is harder in Murat, Thiezac and Laroquebrou because cool temperatures make the race more difficult.