Planning

Two main events :

  • Saturday 1st September 2018 : Remembrance Walk from Péronne to Assevillers.
  • Sunday 2nd September 2018 : Sports events from Assevillers to Péronne

Remembrance Walk

The battle of Mont Saint-Quentin marked the liberation of Péronne on September 2,1918. For the occasion, the towns of Assevillers and Péronne join forces to pay tribute to the soldiers who died during this battle and in particular, to Cecil HEALY and more generally to the soldiers buried at the Assevillers New British Cemetery.

Détails de l’événement :

  • Distance : 7miles
  • Date : Assevillers (around 10am) – taking care of walkers (autobus)
  • Start of the walk : Church of Mont Saint-Quentin, Péronne (1pm)
  • arrival of the walk : Assevillers New British Cemetery
  • Official Ceremony

Cecil HEALY Sports events

In order to pay tribute to the Olympic champion Cecil Healy, buried at the Assevillers New British Cemetery, the commune of Assevillers and the community of Haute Somme municipality are organizing a sporting event joining Assevillers at the aquatic centre of Péronne.

This challenge will include 3 events :

  1. a running event from Assevillers to Biaches (place of death of Cecil HEALY),
  2. an ATV event from Biaches to aquatic centre of Péronne through Mont Saint-Quentin Battelfield ,
  3. a swimming event in memory of Cecil HEALY.

 

Other events

  • Saturday night : Concert in the church Notre Dame de l’Asomption at Assevillers
  • Sunday around 16h : Ceremony in the city centre of Péronne

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