Paris Marathon 2017: route, dates, info, results, videos

The Paris Marathon 2017  will take place on Sunday, April 7, 2017. For this 40th edition nearly 50,000 competitors will run the 42,195 kilometers (6 miles, 385 yards) of Paris Marathon. Schneider Electric Paris Marathon is one of the five biggest marathons in the world (along with New York, London, Berlin, Chicago, Paris) for both the importance of the pack, the performances, and benefits & logistics in place for media coverage will start at 8.45 am in the Champs Elysées avenue.

 Participants

Paris Marathon Participants per countryAbout 50 000 runners from about a hundred nations. This year the participant number is limited to 46000 . So Hurry up !

Each year, the wonderful route in the City of Light appeals to more and more athlete-tourists, with about 15,000 competitors from outside France. It’s one of the most import events in Paris in April.

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Paris Marathon route and info

  • start

at 8.45 am (8.35 am for handisport participants) from Champs Elysees between rue Marbeuf and George V avenue. There will be a huge crowd, so be in place 1 hour before. Use Metro ( subway)   or public transportation instead of a personal car.

The access can only be reached by the Charles de Gaulle Place (Charles de Gaulle – Etoile Station : line 1,2,6 and RER A)

  • route

This year, the route has not changed,  the start will take place on the Champs Élysées, at the foot of Arc de Triomphe,  the participants will then join the Bois de Vincennes toward the place de la Concorde,  Place de la Bastille. They then run along the banks of the Seine from the dock Celestine to the Bois de Boulogne and pass in front of Notre Dame Cathedral, the wonderful Orsay Museum and the Eiffel Tower. Finally they will end their journey on the Avenue Foch.

Paris Marathon 2017 route

Paris Marathon 2017 route

  • finish

Avenue Foch, between porte Dauphine and the Arc de Triomphe.

Estimated finishing time for  the first runner: 10.50 am
Estimated finishing time for  the last runner: 4 pm
Access : Charles de Gaulle-Étoile (lines 1, 2 and 6/RER A) or Victor Hugo (line 2)

  • registration Prices

Reservations are possible since September 6th.

for the 8000 first registered : 70 €
the 8000 next registrations : 85 €
for the 220000 next : 100 €
and For the 8000 last registrations : 115 €

registration starts on Sept 8th 2016 here

  • colored flames

Depending on your target time (3:00, 3:15, 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30 or more), you will have  a bib with a given color.
Pacemakers holding flames corresponding to the colour of your bib will be present in each of the Starting Areas, 30 minutes before the start.

Paris Marathon 2016 Results

For the men

This years the great champion Mark Korir (2h05mn49s) won, beating the race best time,  the second is Limenih Getachew and the third Luka Kanda

Mark Korir (2h05mn49s)

Luka Kanda

Seboka Tola

for the women :

Meseret Mengistu

Amane Gobena

Visiline Jepkesho

find all results with your time , your photos and videos here : http://www.schneiderelectricparismarathon.com/

Paris Marathon Entertainment

90 orchestras are positioned along the route playing , jazz; rock or traditional West Indies music. Many Charities will join the marathon

Running expo

The biggest running exhibition in France gives the opportunity to meet other runners and to keep up-to-date with the newest developments in the running world.

Awards

A medal and a finisher t-shirt will be given to every finisher. Graduated from the race will be sent home in the weeks following the event.

You can now follow the event via twitter  #ParisMarathon

read more :

where to run in Paris

Things to do in Paris

Paris in April

 

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