Basques, Irish, Welsh, Catalans, Galicians ... They also run to defend their language!
The Korrika for the Basque language
The Redadeg is the little sister of the Korrika, and it is thanks to the support of the organisers of this race that the first Breton Redadeg was born. Korrika has been organised in the Basque country (French and Spanish) for more than 30 years, hundreds of thousands of people participate every year to defend their language
Korrika : more informations
The Rith for the Irish language
It is following the example of the Korrika ... and the Redadeg that the Rith in Ireland was born. The Irish also run for their language every two years and a few months before the Redadeg. Started in 2010, the race takes place during the Irish Language Week around St. Patrick’s Day. The 2018 edition announces 2,600 km over 7 days in 17 counties and 50,000 runners.
Rith : more informations
The Ras for the Welsh language
Created in 2014 Ras offers 3 days of racing in July for the promotion of the language, its transmission and support to local associations that work in this direction. 45 of them were supported by the funds raised in 2016!
Rhas : more informations
and also ...
The Correllengua for the Catalan language
An annual cultural awareness race to defend and promote the Catalan language. It was introduced from 1996 in all Catalan-speaking regions.
Correllengua : more information
The Correlingua for the Galician language
Running to invite young people and educational centers to participate and claiming the use of the Galician language. One day of racing a year, since the year 2005.
Correlingua : more informations