The Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris offers a unique opportunity to make the city yours by participating in one of the most prestigious races over the legendary 42.195 km distance. The Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris is now one of the biggest marathons in the world, with an expected 60,000+ entrants. Each finisher comes home with incredible memories.
It is also rated by Runners World UK as one of the 100 best races in the world (hand picked by a panel of athletes and experts in 2022).
Tens of thousands of runners show up to compete in the most renowned long-distance sport. The setting for this race through Paris, which includes the Champs Elysées, the Bois de Vincennes, and Boulogne, is unmatched, with breathtaking scenery and famous sites all along the course.
Three days prior to the marathon, the Run experience fair at Porte de Versailles is likewise a must-attend event for many experts in the running industry.
The marathon itself offers a chance to explore one of the great cities in the world while also posing a personal challenge. From the foot of the Arc de Triomphe, where they start, the participants will run on the pavement of the most renowned avenues and plazas in the French capital as they make their way to the Place de la Concorde. They will proceed to the Opéra Garnier and the Place de la Bastille from the Rue de Rivoli. Views of Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower signal the direction home after a sight of greenery in the Bois de Vincennes.
Every year, this unique and spectacular setting attracts more and more entrants.