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Paris Marathon is one of the largest and most popular marathons in the world. With more than 30,000 finishers it is placed as the 5th largest marathon in the world. The first Paris Marathon took place in 1896, with 191 participants. The present Paris Marathon dates from 1976. It is normally held on a Sunday in April and is limited to 50,000 runners. The route takes you to the heart of the capital, along the beautiful sites and monuments. It takes place from the Champs-Élysées heading towards the Place de la Concorde and continuing through the city to finish at Foch Avenue.
Apr 12, 2015
Men: 8:45 am
Women: 8:45 am
Registration is limited to 46,000 people. For first 8000 place the registration fees is Euro 65, following 12000 places fees is Euro 80, for next 20000 place fees is Euro 95 and the last 6000 place fees is Euro 110. You can register on the official website of Paris Marathon.
Course / Route Map
The race starts on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées going downhill to de la Concorde before turning right onto Rue de Rivoli. The route passes the Louvre, then goes round thePlace de la Bastille, and down Boulevard Soult to the Bois de Vincennes. A long loop of the Bois de Vincennes returns the route into the heart of Paris. The halfway point is reached at Rue de Charenton. The route now follows the course of the Seine, passing Île de la Cité and going under the Pont Neuf. The route continues along the Seine, before turning to east and eventually passing through Bois de Boulogne, emerging for the final 200 metres and the finish on the Avenue Foch.
Time Limits & Cutoffs
Competitors will be permitted up to 6 hrs for completion of the course.
Men: Stanley Biwott (KEN) 2:05:11 (2012)
Women: Boru Tadese (ETH) 2:21:05 (2013)
Prize Money & Awards
- First prize 50,000 euro ($63,000) prize.
- Second prize 30,000 euros ($38,000),
- Third prize 20,000 ($25,000).
In order to claim your prize, you not only have to finish first, but also must meet a time requirement. The champion male runner must complete the race in under 2:11:45, and the top female needs a time under 2:23:15.
T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates
Medals and certificates and Finisher tee-shirts are issued to all runners who finish within the time limit.
Water Stops & Refreshments
Every 5km, you will find mineral water, dry fruits, fresh fruits and sugar.
Expected Race Day Weather
The temperature typically varies from 42°F to 55°F and is rarely below 34°F or above 66°F.