Paris Marathon

Paris Marathon

Take on one of the world’s biggest marathons in one of Europe’s most iconic cities.

Paris Marathon 445 x 600pxStarting at the foot of the Arc de Triomphe, the 26.2 mile route winds its way along the River Seine. It takes in some of the Paris’s most historic attractions such as Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower, not to mention the beautiful avenues and plazas that are in abundance.

Around 145 nationalities and 60,000 runners take part in the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris every year, and you could be joining them!

If you choose to travel by Eurostar, the French capital is simply a train ride away.

Why run the Paris Marathon for the Family Holiday Association?

As a Family Holiday Association runner, you will receive support from us throughout the lead up to the event, as well as the following benefits:

  • Paris Marathon reg fees table 500x180pxa place in one of the world’s biggest marathons
  • a personalised charity running vest or tech top to wear on the day
  • free charity t-shirts for you and your supporters
  • fundraising tips and ideas, and promotional materials such as balloons and stickers
  • training and nutritional advice

You will be raising money to help families trapped in terrible circumstances enjoy a much-needed break away, and helping them to create some precious memories.

And when you take part in an endurance event such as the Paris Marathon, you automatically become part of a special team – Team Starfish. You’ll receive monthly newsletters, access to the Team Starfish website and invited to join our exclusive Team Starfish Facebook group, where you can share experiences and swap tips.

To register your interest in this event, simply email