Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris


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14 April 2019

A marathon past the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysees, and the Eiffel Tower...

Participating in the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris is not only a great achievement but also an excellent way to explore this amazing city. You will run past numerous iconic buildings and locations in Paris as well as see spring foliage and a variety of bands and music. The 2017 event had 43,754 runners from 149 nationalities with approximately 250,000 spectators. Don’t miss your chance to be a part this spectacular event.
 
Judy Wolff from Marathon World Travel has participated in the Paris Marathon. Make the most of her first-hand experience and knowledge for 2018.

Read what our clients are saying:
 
I completed the Paris Marathon in April with Marathon World Travel . Hard to believe I can run a marathon let alone through the gorgeous streets of Paris. It was magic. Paris is a beautiful iconic city, and the architecture is truly a feast for the eyes. Arriving a few days before the event gave me the chance to get my bearings and soak up some sightseeing “must do’s” before pounding the streets with the nervously excited Kiwi contingent . Meeting the other Kiwis taking part creates for great camaraderie and makes the whole trip extra special. 

There is nothing like the thrill of running    in  a famous city with 54,000 other runners from all over the world; there is just a sea of runners as far as the eye can see. And the atmosphere just carries you along. The highlights were running along the Seine past the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower to the shouts  of “Allez Allez” and “Bravo” from locals and tourists alike, crowding the streets to support us.

I will definitely do another marathon with Marathon World Travel. Judy and her team take the hassle out of all the preparations, guarantee you an entry into the marathon of your choice, and are fun to be with. - Pauline Wrigley.

Thanks for everything! We loved Paris, the marathon, the hotel (rooms were fantastic – very clean, nice to be close to start/finish; to have views over Paris, to have a bath in the room for after the race, a supermarket in the shops below; could not have been any better) Paris is such a wonderful city.  We want to go back!  Jane.  

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Judy Wolff at the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris startline 
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Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris Marathon Packages 

You can now register your interest for the 2018 and 2019 Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris.
 
Our packages includes
 
  • Guaranteed entry into the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris 
  • 4 nights accommodation at the 4-star Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile
  • Daily breakfast
  • Services and support from Marathon World Travel

Email Judy Wolff for more details - judyw@travelmanagers.co.nz

PACKAGE COSTS for 2018
All costs are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, operator hotels and airline changes. Airfares ex NZ are not included in package costs.

Runners Package cost: 
NZ$1675 Twin Share room
NZ$2465 Single room 
 
Supporters Package costs:
NZ$989 Twin Share 
 
Email Judy Wolff for more details - judyw@travelmanagers.co.nz
Video courtesy of Schneider Electric Paris Marathon
Event Information 

Qualifying and cut-off times
There are no qualifying times for this marathon event however athletes must have a medical certificate. There is a 5 hours and 40 minute cut-off time and after this, roads will be reopened and normal road rules will apply however marathoners can still finish this event.

Weather
The temperature during the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris is likely to be around 10 degrees Celsius. It can be cold at the start line so we highly recommend bringing old clothes that you can throw away when you start to warm up!

Pace Setters
There will be pace setters for the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris and pacemakers will be holding balloons that correspond to specific race times. In 2015 the slowest pacer was 5.30!
 
Aid Stations
Refreshments and food stations will be located along the course. There will also be sponge stations and medical assistance provided.

The Course 
This race starts in front of the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs Elysees and finishes at the bottom of the Avenue Foch. The course is relatively flat with a maximum elevation of just over 60 metres. You will run past many iconic Paris landmarks such as the Arc De Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower and the Champs Elysees.

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