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Welcome to the world's booziest marathon

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Welcome to the world's booziest marathon
A runner grabs refreshments during last year's race. Photo: Nicolas Tucat/AFP
11:32 CEST+02:00
This Saturday thousands of people will guzzle lots of wine in the Bordeaux region - while running a marathon.

Watch the video to get a flavour of this bizarre and hugely popular event. 

If you want to take in this year's Marathon du Médoc from the comfort of your armchair, it will be broadcast live here this Saturday, September 10th 2016, 8.30am-4.30pm, with commentary in French and English. 

 

 

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