Walk and run - Around the world - Acadian Pride Walk

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Walk and run around the world-Acadian pride walk

Start: Edmundston (Nouveau-Brunswick - Canada)
Finish:  Madawaska (Maine – É-U)

Description: The 2014 Congrès Mondial Acadien and Les Marcheurs de la République Inc. Club will soon announce a jointly planned program for a Walk and Run around the World, a sportive activity sponsored by Les Marcheurs de la République Club during the WAC 2014.

Walkers and runners from l'Acadie des terres et forêts regions and their friends around the world will be invited to register their distance electronically on a daily basis, adding to the total kilometers covered every day.

From June 2, they will walk from 9:00am to 10:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. During the CMA 2014, from 8 to 24 August, they walk every day from 9:00am to 10:00am at the track and field of the CDJ. TheThis challenge will start in Edmundston, go through all Canadian provinces, Alaska, Russia, Cambodia, Africa, South America and the United States to arrive in Madawaska, Maine. These are just a few points of reference the walkers and runners will visit during the tour.

Visit our web site on a regular basis to learn more about this interesting and challenging event. Format: Walkers and runners from l'Acadie des terres et forêts regions and around the world will report their distance to collectively total approximately 64 085 km, representing some 10 000 hours of activity.

Path of the circuit around the world the CMA 2014

 Edmundston (NB) Pohénégamook    100
Pohénégamook (QC) Québec 225
Québec (QC) Gatineau 400
Gatineau (QC) Marathon 900
Marathon (ON) St-Boniface 875
St-Boniface (MB) Prince Albert 850
Prince Albert (SK) Fort McMurray 800
Fort McMurray (AB)  Prince Rupert  1225 
Prince Rupert (CB)  Yellowknife  1300 
 Yellowknife (NT)  Kugluktuk 600 
 Kugluktuk (NU) Nome  2225 
 Nome (Alaska)  Anadry 825 
Anadry (Russia)   Magadan 1500 
 Magadan (Russia) Phnom Penh  6550 
 Phnom Penh (Cambodia)  Antananarivo 7150 
Antananarivo (Madagascar)  Kinshasa  3850 
Kinshasa(Democratic Republic of Congo) Yaoundé 1000
Yaoundé (Cameroon) Tunis 3650
Tunis (Tunisie) Sochi 2600
Sochi (Russie) Val d'Aoste 2550
Val d'Aoste (Italy) Genève 100
Genève (Switzerland)) Paris 400
Paris (France) Casablanca 1900
Casablanca (Morocco) Dakar 2300
Dakar (Sénégal) Conakry 700
Conakry (Guinea) Abidjan 1200
Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) Rio de Janeiro 5300
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Cayenne 3250
Cayenne (French Guiana) Port-au-Prince 2665
Port-au-Prince (Haïti) Lafayette 2300
Lafayette (Louisiana) Charlotte 1200
Charlotte (Caroline du Nord) Providence 1100
Providence (Rhode Island) Grand Pré 700
Grand Pré (NS) Chéticamp 300
Chéticamp (NS) Port-au-Port 275
Port-au-Port (TL) Rustico 400
Rustico (PE) Dieppe 100
Dieppe (NB) Bangor 350
Bangor (ME) Caribou 325
Caribou (ME) Madawaska 60
TOTAL 64 085 km

For information and registration: Les Marcheurs de la République Inc. 

  • Louise Guerrette, présidente
    Telephone: 506-735-4075
    Email: [email protected]
  • Joe Cyr, vice-président
    Telephone: 506-735-6661
  • Rachel Saint-Pierre, trésorière
    Telephone: 506-739-9472