Get set for the Paris Marathon
Published on Friday, 15 March 2019 in the category Events
Paris, like Boston, New York, London and Berlin, hosts a hugely popular and much anticipated city marathon race each year. Whether you wish to be a competitor or have fun as a spectator, get set for this great sporting event that takes place on April 14th, 2019. Have you booked your room? Then, all that remains is to lace up your running shoes!
A world-famous race
The 43rd Paris Marathon will soon be thrilling the capital. The goal? Getting to the finish line after a punishing 42.195 kms of a unique route!
It all begins on the Champs-Elysées, where the runners assemble before heading off along the iconic Parisian streets and past magnificent monuments and legendary attractions such as Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Eiffel Tower and through the scenic woodlands of Boulogne and Vincennes.
Every year, more than 55,000 valiant runners from 145 different countries pound the asphalt, each competing at their own level. For most of them the main challenge will be to overcome their own limitations and simply finish the race. A souvenir T-shirt is just the icing on the cake of such a personal achievement.
Entertainment along the route
Convivial and festive, this race goes well beyond a simple sporting challenge. You’ll notice this very quickly because the atmosphere of the Paris Marathon grabs you and will not let go!
Many activities to appeal to all ages are planned throughout the length of the course, including mini music concerts and some surprise initiatives. But the most intense excitement will come from cheering on your favourite competitors.
As every year, famous brands of sports equipment will be represented, while charity stands and snack booths add to the celebratory and good-natured mood. Don’t miss the opportunity to take a family break in Paris and come along to support the courageous runners tackling this gruelling sporting challenge. Book your stay at the Hotel Paris France today!
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Paris France Hotel, a 3-star hotel ideally located at the centre of Paris