Paris Marathon 2024
Enter the Paris Marathon 2024 with Marathon Tours & Travel
The Paris Marathon also known as the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris is now one of the biggest marathons in the world, with an expected 60,000+ entrants. A big percentage travel to this magnificent city from other parts of the globe and around a third are 1st time marathoners. Paris Marathon is truly a race for all to experience.
Starting on the famous Champs Elysées, join us and thousands more for this iconic event. Marathon Tours & Travel can offer you Paris Marathon guaranteed entry in addition to our packages.
We offer 3, 4, or 5-night packages in Paris at a fabulous hotel situated on a charming side road off the famous Champs Elysées. It’s also within easy walking distance of the start and finish of the marathon and the main tourist attractions of Paris. The start line is only 500 metres away and the finish line is approx. 20 minutes walk away, making our hotel the perfect choice for runners and companions! We invite you to take part in warm-up runs, pasta dinners, and celebrations and Marathon Tours & Travel team will be on hand for guidance and support to make your trip a success.
Book with Marathon Tours & Travel now, trusted by the event as a DIAMOND tour operator.
Travel Package Information
Friday 5 April, 2024
Depending on the length of stay you have booked with us you might arrive before or depart on different days to the following itinerary. Paris is fascinating with plenty to see and do. The itinerary below reflects the 3 nights package. Adding extra nights is recommended and allows you more time to explore the city.
Arrival Day, Welcome meeting & Shake-out run.
Make your own arrangements to arrive at Hotel Rochester Champs-Élysées today. Usually, hotel rooms are ready to check in after 3:00 pm. If you arrive earlier, you can leave your luggage with the hotel and explore your surroundings.
Early this evening we invite you to join your Marathon Tours & Travel team to join us in the hotel lobby before leaving for an optional shake-out run in the local area. It will acquaint you with the local area and shake out any travel tiredness. The run will be easy and at a pace comfortable for all fitness levels. A perfect opportunity to ask questions and get to know fellow runners.
Saturday 6 April, 2024
Today please enjoy the city at your leisure. As part of your package with Marathon Tours & Travel, we will collect your race pack (includes bag, t-shirt & race bib) and hand it to you at the hotel today. If you wish you can still make your way to the expo for a look around.
The rest of the day is at your leisure. Marathon Tours & Travel team will be happy to suggest some sightseeing options.
Often restaurants are booked up early, but you don’t need to worry about finding somewhere to carbo-load this evening as you join the Marathon Tours & Travel team for a delicious and nutritious pre-race dinner.
(Breakfast and dinner included)
Sunday 7 April, 2024 - RACE DAY
Race Day and celebrations!
Breakfast will be available early. Those running the Paris Marathon will easily be able to walk to the start from Hotel Rochester Champs-Élysées. The race start is approximately a 5-minute walk. On arrival at the start please follow the instructions of the race officials, run, and have fun!
The spectator areas of the Paris Marathon route are easily accessible on foot or by Metro and the finish area is a 20 minute walk away. Perfectly positioned for race day and to cheer on the runners.
After the race make your way back to the hotel, freshen up, celebrate…you deserve it!
Tonight, we will gather in the hotel bar for a post-race celebration and drink!
Monday 8 April, 2024
Unless you have booked extra nights please check out of your room before 12:00. We recommend you continue your celebrations by booking our full-day tour to Champagne (optional extra at $770 AUD per person) or extend your stay with us at Hotel Rochester Champs-Élysées.
Itinerary subject to change.
Optional Full Day Tour to Champagne
Monday 8 April 2024
Champagne is synonymous with celebration and the good life, and Champagne Tours are a non-stop celebration of great wine and food. Consider extending your package in Paris by one night to join us for a fabulous day of champagne tastings.
On your tour of Champagne, we will enjoy a tasting in Epernay where several prestigious Champagne Houses settled during the 19th century. Here we will learn the history of the men and women who created the Houses and built the grand reputation of “the richest avenue of the World.”
In the afternoon, we will make our way to Côte des Blancs and have lunch in one of the Grand Cru villages of this area while also receiving an intimate view of the complex and fascinating process of marking champagne. After lunch, we will stop for one last tasting at Champagne Dom Caudron before we head back to Paris.
(Breakfast and lunch included)
Packages & Rates
As a DIAMOND tour operator, we are pleased to offer you guaranteed entry for the 2024 Paris Marathon. You can buy the entry from Marathon Tours & Travel if you also buy the accommodation package from us.
Marathon Tours & Travel Paris Marathon package includes the following:
- Your accommodation in Paris, for 3, 4 or 5 nights
- Daily breakfasts, except on arrival day
- Hotel taxes
- Welcome meet up (Friday)
- Short shake-out run (Friday)
- Pre-race dinner (Saturday)
- Post-race celebration (Sunday)
- Guidance and support from Marathon Tours & Travel team
Pricing below in AUD
2 PEOPLE IN ROOM
1 PERSON IN ROOM
ENTRA NIGHT COST, BASED ON 2 PEOPLE IN ROOM
Hotel Rochester Champs-Élysées
This 4* hotel is a perfect location to enjoy the sights, restaurants, cafes, and shops nearby. Situated in a charming side road off the famous Champs Elysées. It’s also within easy walking distance of the start and finish of the marathon and the main tourist attractions of Paris. The start line is only 500 metres away and finish line approx. 20 minutes away, making our hotel the perfect choice for runners and companions!
Behind the impressive entrance is a beautiful interior. Everything is calm and comfortably furnished. Rooms are warmly decorated with quality products to ensure a restful stay. You can choose to relax in the lounge-library, on the terrace or indulge in the fitness room and sauna. Concierge Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
All rooms are soundproofed, have free Wi-Fi, a private bathroom, TV, safe and tea/coffee facilities are provided.
Privilege Rooms are a step up from the standard / classic rooms and consist of either 1 king or 2 single beds.
Twin Rooms feature 2 comfortable single beds.
Double Rooms feature 1 king size bed
Deluxe Triple Rooms will have a twin beds plus a single sofa bed, ideal for splitting the cost!
92 rue la Boétie 75008 Paris
Paris with Marathon Tours and Travel
The Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris is extremely popular with runners from around the world and nothing can compare to experiencing a marathon with 60,000 other runners, in the most beautiful city of Paris in the Spring!
Sunday 7 April, 2024
From 8:15am to 10:50am
The starting line of the Paris Marathon is on the famous Champs Elysees Avenue, in front of the Arc de Triomphe. Runners head towards and around Place De la Concorde before turning right into Rue de Rivoli. This section takes you past Hotel de Ville, Place de la Bastille and through a more residential area on the eastern edge of the city before you enter Bois de Vincennes park and see the Chateau de Vincennes. A wide loop of the Bois de Vincennes returns runners to the heart of the city and along the river Seine, past Notre Dame cathedral, the Louvre, Musee d’Orsay and the Eiffel Tower before you enter the Bois de Boulogne Park. 5kms around the park before you finally and triumphantly finish in the wide and spacious Avenue Foch. In a nutshell Paris in the Spring together with one of the biggest sightseeing marathons in the World is an incredible experience you won’t forget. Find course details and map here.
Temperature: Average temperatures range between 10C to 17C (50F to 63F).
Entry Fee: – Marathon Tours & Travel, as an official Tour Partner of The Paris Marathon and has guaranteed race entry included in all runner’s packages. Entry only is not available.
Eligibility: Athletes need to be at least 20 years old at the latest on 31 December 2024.
Time Limit: The course time limit is six (6) hours.
Expo: If we are unable to pre-collect your run pack you will need to pick up your race bib at the Salon du Running (Parc des Expositions de la Porte de Versailles) from Thursday, April 4 through Saturday, April 6. Learn more here. More than 200 exhibitors will be at the Expo and the times are:
- Thursday, April 4 – 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM
- Friday, April 5 – 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
- Saturday, April 6 – 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Medical Certificate: All runners are required to provide a medical certificate (this is a legal requirement for taking part in running events in France) stating that there is no medical indication that they cannot take part in a competitive running event. Medical certificates must be uploaded to the runner’s personal account before the event.
Only if medical certificates have been uploaded to the runner’s account, can we collect and deliver entries to the hotel. If your medical certificate has been refused or if you didn’t upload it, you will have to print and bring it to the bib collection (it must be dated less than a year prior to the date of the race and have the wording «running in competition », « athletism in competition » or « sport in competition »).
To avoid mistakes we advise you to use this certificate template.
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Registration & Booking
How to Book
To make your booking, click on the orange button at the top of the page, ensuring that you select the correct number of rooms and types for all members in your party plus all the required extras. When you book, we will require a deposit to confirm your place.
When you confirm your booking, we will take a deposit payment. Subsequent payments are taken automatically.
The cost of the event entry is non-refundable.
Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for France’s current entry restrictions and requirements.
We are pleased to offer you guaranteed entry for the 2024 Paris Marathon. You can buy the entry at an additional cost if you also buy the accommodation package with us.
Starting Times and Bib Numbers
Although we are licensed to sell official entries for the 2024 Paris Marathon, we have no influence over the allocation of starting times and bib numbers.
Closer to the event we will send you a link which will allow you to complete the registration process for the Paris Marathon. Once you have finalised the registration process, the race organisers will allocate you a starting time and bib based on the information you provide.
All race rules must be followed.
To take part in the Event, you must be at least twenty (20) years old at the latest on 31 December 2023.
All runners must provide a medical certificate (this is a legal requirement for taking part in running and cycling events in France) stating that there is no medical indication that they cannot take part in a competitive running event. Medical certificates must be uploaded to the runner’s personal account before the event.
The certificate must be dated less than a year prior to the date of the race and have the wording «running in competition », « athletics competition » or « sport in competition »).
When registering for the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris, you will have to use an existing, or create a new, online runner’s account.
Only if medical certificates have been uploaded to the runner’s account, can we deliver entries to the hotels. If your medical certificate has been refused or if you didn’t upload it, you will have to print it and bring it to the bib collection area at the Paris Marathon expo.