65 €

Registration From January 1st to April 15th



Rules and Regulations


Can we skip some obstacles?

Yes if you are not confident to pass the obstacles, but a penalty of 5 min will be captured. However, we’ll assist you to at least, try 3 times one obstacle.
The goal of Skill Sharpening association is “Never get man left behind” Meaning that everyone will pass the arrival line and get the medal.

How many water point during the race?

A total of 3 water point

Can I join even if i have no swimming experience (water phobia)?

Of course, nautical obstacles are perfectly safe with life guards and safety jacket are available if it makes you more confident.

What to do I want to register a team for the race?

This year 2020, you can run with your friends, by team/group, however, the registration is made individually.
Waves of departure are built by 15 to 20 participants, your friends will have to stay close to you when entering in the corridor.

What is the maximum number of members per team ?

It does not matter because it's an individual recording,
The assembly of your team is done before the starting line, in the airlock.
Reminder, the waves will consist of 15 to 20 pax with a departure every 5min.
First arrived in the airlock, first-party.

Is the Race and obstacles very difficult? and Safe?

This is a race where you will challenge yourself, it’ s all depend of your training performance, as a member you will be able to get a lot of tips from our specialists to be able to complete all the obstacles easily, as well to adapt yourself walking and running in the natural environment.
Safety is our priority, all our obstacles are tested and safe using a maximum of natural products.

What is the difficulty of obstacles: comparable to Mudday / Spartan style races or more simple / fun like the Color Run?

We have obstacles that will ask you to judge, force and never seen on other races. Even if there are unavoidable obstacles, we will combine with the effort on land and water obstacles. All of this, of course, in a military spirit, and even more so, legionary, because we are quite a few of the elders of this army corps.
A word, hi.

What to bring and what to wear during the race?

Be comfortable and travel light, we recommend:
Phase 1: Sundown mission is a night sleep only, no run. Your equipment for sleeping outside is optional but recommended.
We’ll give you a rescue blanket for survival.

Phase 2: Sunrise mission
Compression Shirt or normal shirt preferably Wicking fabrics (No cotton) 
Compression shorts or Normal running short
Wool or wicking sock (No Cotton)
 Trail shoes (Salomon preferably) 
Gloves (For some obstacles)

What i get before, during and after the race?

One Race pack which include all the information about the race, one race cap and more
Participation of 2 missions (Sundown and Sunrise) for a total of 18km
More than 30 Adrenaline Obstacles in one of the most beautiful place in the world.
Finisher T-Shirt
One drink ticket of your choice
Your own photos in action!
One trip to Indonesia, for 2 people, 5 days, if your name is chosen among all participant and volunteers.

Is the bivouac area protected from rain / wind (tent required)?

We are in rustic season.


Everyone takes his sleeping business. Your car will not be far to reseat your business early in the morning. This year, you are spared to wear everything throughout the race. 

Is the Friday night meal to be expected by the participants?

Yes, but we will still offer you hot soup and fruit, around a good fire.


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Located in the luscious mountains of Southeastern France, Riez stands serene on Saint-Maxime hill. Dubbed the “Capitale de la Lavande” for the lavender fields of Valensole surrounding it, the unique Provencal town is also known for its rich history as an established Roman hub. The distinct Roman columns, old town bath house and fortifications stick out amidst the hilly backdrop of lakeside tracks. The coastal view is perfect for scenic early morning runs. With the whole experience made convenient by easy car access. Parking is also available.
  • Tourist Office

    Tel : 04 92 77 99 09; Fax: 04 92 77 99 07

    Web: www.ville-riez.fr

    Email: tourisme.riez@wanadoo.fr

    4 Allées Louis Gardiol Marie – tel (33) 04 92 77 80 21
    (closed Monday) Amis du Vieux Riez – tel (33) 04 92 77 80 45;
    Hotel de Ville

  • Access Map

    Riez 04500Chemin des colonnes

    Latitude: 43.817039 / Longitude: 6.088296


  • Riez Direction by Bus:

    In the heart of the “Le Verdon regional park”, on the borders with the peaceful and warm Provence, in the foothills of the Alps historical, medieval village with 1700 Habitants,

    86 km from Aix en Provence (TGV Train station)

    114 km from Marseille (Marignane airport)

    168 km from Nice (Airport)

    Public transport would be by Bus from Marseille to Riez

    Marseille – Gréoux – Riez – Castellane Bus FH-27

    LER line 27 (part A): 3 buses/day, between Marseille and Riez, trip time 2 hrs. Stops: Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, Venelles, Meyrargues, Peyrolles, Pont Mirabeau, St Paul-lez-Durance, Vinon, Gréoux-les-Bains, St Martin-de-Bromes, Allemagne-en-Provence, Riez.

    LER line 27 (part B): 1 bus a day between Riez and Castellane (via the Gorges-de-Verdon), trip time 1h30. Stops: Riez, Roumoules, Moustiers-Ste-Marie, Lapalud, Rougon, Pont de Soleil, Castellane

    On the LER website (http://www.info-ler.fr/fr/lignes-horaires/carte-et-fiches-horaires-n287. , select Ligne 27: Marseille / Greoux / Castellane to display the bus schedule PDF.

    Riez – Moustiers-Ste-Marie Bus

    The Riez – Moustiers-Sainte-Marie bus line has several buses a day; trip time 35 minutes.
    Stops: Riez, Roumoules, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie.

    Riez – Quinson Bus

    The Riez – Quinson bus line has 1 bus a day (each way); trip time is 30 minutes. Stops: Riez, Montagnac, St Laurent-du-Verdon, Quinson.
    Accommodation Riez

    See Hebergement Riez 2017.pdf



Serge Perret

Bravo à toute l’équipe pour votre boulot.
Magnifique épreuve, a renouveler.
Je me souviendrai longtemps de ce moment passé , mêlant souffrance, depassement de soi, entraide, esprit d’équipe et humanité.
Vous êtes des belles personnes comme notre monde devrait se nourrir.
A l’année prochaine.

Serge Perret

Dams Starbuck

superbe expérience ! une équipe au top motivée, chaleureuse, avec le sourire ! épreuve au top !

Dams Starbuck

Jeremy Bellin

excellente organisation, obstacles très particuliers surtout dans le noir. reposante nuit à la belle étoile et réveil sous le douche. superbes rencontres avec les participants et le staff. ravi de rencontrer les légionnaires. “force et honneur”!!! a l’année prochaine

Jeremy Bellin

Vincent Panier

Une très belle course avec des obstacles sympa
Malgré la pluie tous le monde a gardé la bonne humeur et l’esprit de la course
Je reviendrai volontiers l’année prochaine

Vincent Panier

Lolo Bibep

Course au top, pilliers au top, cadre au top… Même la pluie n aura pas réussi à venir à bout de la motivation et la bonne humeur

Lolo Bibep

Ludovic Perraud

Une course intense, une météo intense… Une équipe au top
Vivement l’année prochaine qu’on y retourne.

Ludovic Perraud

Ophé Lie

une belle 1ere! bel état d’esprit bonne ambiance; Merci pr ce weekend

Ophé Lie

Julien Bencimon

Expérience inoubliable ! Nous avons trouvé ce que nous cherchions… l’aguerrissement !
Une excellente organisation, une course de qualité… Vous pouvez compter sur la team INYOURFACE sur la prochaine session !
Un grand merci !

Julien Bencimon

Running Treize

Merci pour ce merveilleux week-end merci à l’organisation, aux bénévoles et aux participants pour ces 2 jours inoubliables\\
Korinn Lebouteillier-Benintendi
un week-end chargé en émotion ! un défi relevé !
un accomplissement, un dépassement de soi..”Force et honneur” comme ces mots prennent tout leur sens !! merci à tous et à l’année prochaine !

Running Treize

El Madrileno

Merci a vous !!!
Quel challenge, quel parcours, quel encadrement, bref, une premiere comme on les aime
Depassement de soi, entraide, plaisir, de belles valeurs véhiculées
Merci a tous, organisation et benevoles au top, un beau week-end en famille partage avec des amis, le deplacement de la region lyonnaise en valait vraiment le coup

El Madrileno

Elie Toesca

Merci à toute l’équipe skill sharpening pour cette course qui nous laissera un souvenir inoubliable avec une ambiance à la hauteur de l’événement ! Encore un grand merci , à l’année prochaine !!

Elie Toesca

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