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Schneider Electric Paris Marathon

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    The 2025 Paris Marathon will take place on Sunday 13th April, 2025. The Paris Marathon is one of Europe’s most popular sporting events. Your running journey will start on Les Champs Elysées before taking you on a truly spectacular journey through the City of Lights. This grand, international city marathon attracts over 40,000 runners each year. We offer city centre Paris hotel stays with guaranteed entry and our running guide services.

    Run through the streets of love!

    The Schneider Electric Paris Marathon

    Set yourself a personal challenge

    From the foot of the Arc de Triomphe, the route heads towards the Place de la Concorde, too Rue Rivoli and through the Place de la Bastille. After the Bois de Vincennes, runners will be treated to superb views of Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower come before the final stretch.

    The Paris Marathon offers runners from all over the world a unique opportunity to make the city yours by participating in one of the most prestigious marathons. It’s one of the biggest marathons in the world and each runner will bring home many incredible memories.


    Nearly 145 nationalities and 57,000 runners come to tackle this fabulous celebration of running in April. Run past architectural icons and stylish French boulevards in this romantic city, and as you do, enjoy an abundance of stunning landmarks!

    Included in your package

    • 2 or 3 nights at your chosen hotel in Paris
    • Daily breakfast
    • Daily hotel visits
    • Meet and greet drinks on Friday night
    • A race briefing on Saturday
    • An escorted trip to the expo on Saturday and race start line on the Sunday
    • Escort to the race start line
    • Post marathon celebration drinks on Sunday evening
    • Team Sports Tours on hand throughout the event
    • All hotel taxes
    Hotel Mercure Arc de Triomphe Wagram Paris
    Hotel Mercure Arc de Triomphe Wagram Paris

    The Paris Wagram Arc de Triomphe Hotel features 43 air-conditioned rooms. Small, charming hotel, recently refurbished, located near the famous "Avenue des Champs Elysées", only 2 minutes walking distance from the Arc de Triomphe, "Place de la Concorde" and "Arche de la Défense".


    Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
    Breakfast buffet
    Taxi service
    Baggage storage
    24-hour front desk
    Express check-in / check-out
    Dry cleaning
    Air conditioning
    Room service
    Flat screen TV
    Hair dryer

    2 nights
    3 nights

    * Please note that the price is based on 2 people sharing a room with double bed or 2 single beds. Single supplement fee for a single occupancy of a room. Extra nights available on request










    11 April

    Arrival Day

    Please make your own way to your chosen hotel. Our running representatives will be at the hotel should you require any assistance today. Join us in the evening for meet and greet drinks, a perfect opportunity to meet your fellow runners and the team!

    Today you have the option to collect your Entry/Bib.  Please make your way to the registration and EXPO at the Porte Versailles EXPO centre. This is easy to get to by Metro from the hotel.

    Travel Around Paris – Metro: A single metro ticket can be used for one journey, including all connections. Keep hold of your ticket until you have completed your journey.

    2025 Paris Marathon medical certificate: To be able to take part in the Paris Marathon, you require a medical certificate. You can download the 2025 Paris Marathon medical certificate form here and get it signed by your doctor.


    12 April

    5K shakeout run and expo day

    After breakfast, join us for our 5K shakeout run around the surrounding area of Paris, a great opportunity to get your legs moving pre marathon. After, our staff will hold a pre-race briefing for all participants to go through timings, race details, escort to the start, return to the hotel, weather and feed stops. You will also have the opportunity to ask any questions that you may have.

    If you did not collect your race bib yesterday, today is your final chance to do so. We are escorting our runners to the expo today, please meet your reps in the hotel reception (time TBC). Alternatively, please make your own way to the registration and EXPO at the Porte Versailles EXPO centre. This is easy to get to by Metro from the hotel.


    13 April

    Paris Marathon 2025

    Today is the day of the 2025 Schneider Electric Paris Marathon. Our staff will escort you from your chosen hotel over to the start of the marathon by public transport or by walking. Alternatively, our staff will point you in the direction needed. You will have a phenomenal day out running in the ‘city of lights’ before returning to your hotel after the finish. This evening celebrate in style with our post marathon after party!

    14 April

    Departure day

    After breakfast, check out of the hotel by 12pm where you will then have time to explore Paris before your return or onward journey.

    Medical certificate +

    2025 Paris Marathon medical certificate: To be able to take part in the Paris Marathon, you require a medical certificate. You can download the 2025 Paris Marathon medical certificate form here and get it signed by your doctor.


    Event race entry when purchased with a hotel package +

    £135 per person

    Airport +

    Paris is served by 3 airports; Paris Orly, Paris Beauvais and Charles de Gaulle

    Shuttle +

    Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris is best by taking the RER B airport city train leaving from either CDG Terminal 2 or Roissypole (for CDG Terminal 1 and CDG Terminal 3 passengers). Orly does not have a train station and requires Metro then train to central Paris

    Car +

    It is very difficult to find on-street parking in the centre of Paris and normally it is very expensive

    Bus +

    Bus transfer from Charles de Gaulle Airport to the centre of Paris takes approx 80 minutes. There is a choice of six routes by airport bus from from three separate services. All services terminate in different parts of Paris, so you will need to check the service you need

    Train +

    Travelling by train from London to Paris is quick, easy and enjoyable. From London St Pancras the takes just over 2 hours

    Does my luggage get transported to my hotel? +

    If airport transfers are included in your package, we will transfer you and your Luggage to the hotel. If you are on a cycling holiday, we will also transfer your bike.

    Do you cater for children? +

    Children are welcome on our trips with the exception of some Hospitality packages.

    Can Vegetarians, Vegans or special diets be catered for? +

    Any dietary requirements e.g., Vegetarian or Vegan etc needs to be advised to us at booking stage. We will then request the meals with the relevant hotel.

    Can I extend my stay along the way? +

    Stays can be extended beyond our standard packages subject to availability at the relevant hotel.

    How can I pay for my holiday? +

    Packages can be paid for online or over the phone by Credit/debit card or Amex, payments can also be made by Bank transfer.

    Do I need travel insurance? +

    Travel insurance is always advised and is best taken out at the time of making a booking.

    What happens if I have to cancel? Will I lose money? +

    Cancelation charges are applicable in the event you cannot travel. Please refer to the booking conditions page.

    Can I change the date after I’ve booked? +

    Subject to amendment fees and hotel availability dates can be changed after initial booking.

    Will anyone from your team meet me during my stay? +

    Dependent on the trip booked we will have representatives on the package this will be outlined in the individual tour. If we have no representation a 24-hour telephone number will be provided.

    Can I travel on my own? +

    Yes, we cater for solo travellers, we can offer single rooms or twin share rooms

    What is twin to share? +

    On many of our travel packages we offer our free ‘Twin to Share’ service where you pay to share a room rather than the supplement for a single room. We encourage single travellers to join our tours and rooms for single occupancy are available on all our tours, but we also offer the opportunity to book our ‘Twin to Share’ service. This option which means that we pair you up with another athlete of the same sex so you can enjoy the event without having to pay the single occupancy supplement.

    Is the entry guaranteed? +

    All our entries are Guaranteed there is no ballot, lottery or fundraising required once your entry is paid it is guaranteed.

    Do I need to pay a deposit? +

    A deposit will be required at time of booking to secure your place.

    How do I manage a Sports Tours booking? +

    Once booked online you will be able to view and make payments on your account.

    When will I receive my tickets? +

    Itineraries will be sent on all trips around 14 days prior to departure

    What is included in the price? +

    What is included in the price will be shown under each individual package.

    What is not included in the price? +

    What is not included in the price will be shown under each individual package.

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