Marathons France - So Many to Choose From!

Marathons France - So Many to Choose From!

France is one of the most romantic countries on earth. It is also a country that has vast scenic places with wide open spaces, just perfect for running around, literally. Home to some of the most spectacular marathons, the French know how to put on a race.  From the Master des Neiges, which is an 11km snow race through the Northern Alps to the Paris Marathon, which runs through the heart of the city, there is no shortage of marathons for athletes to choose from. Hosting some of the most arduous ... Continue Reading

Trail Pilat-Gujan

France, Gujan-Mestras 01 Sep, 2019

Ekiden Fiducial

France, Saint-Nazaire 08 Sep, 2019

Marathon du Médoc

France, Pauillac 07 Sep, 2019

Ekiden Loire Layon

France, Chalonnes-sur-Loire 15 Sep, 2019

Marathon de Provence Luberon

France, Pertuis 06 Oct, 2019

Run in Lyon

France, Lyon 06 Oct, 2019

Les Blanqueforteresses

France, Blanquefort 12 Oct, 2019

Marathon de Metz Mirabelle

France, Metz 13 Oct, 2019

Marathon Pau Pyrénées

France, Pau 10 Jun, 2018

Marathon de La Rochelle

France, La Rochelle 24 Nov, 2019

Trail Gravona

France, Ucciani 14 Apr, 2019

Marathon Vert Rennes Konica Minolta

France, Cap Malo 27 Oct, 2019

Things To Think About


What types of public transportation is available where you are traveling? Map things out ahead of time so things are easier


How long will it take you to be marathon ready? Give yourself enough training time to your event


What will the weather be like during your event? Bring the right clothes for a smoother race day


Does your race have a participation cut off? If so, register ahead of time so that you don't miss out!


French is the official language of France, so don't expect people to speak English

Marathons France 2019, Which Event Will Inspire You?

With so many marathons France 2019 events to choose from, finding your next destination marathon will be a breeze. If you are a flat and fast fan looking to compete in one of the most prestigious marathons in the world, then the Schneider Electric Marathon De Paris is the event for you. It has become one of the biggest marathons around the globe with over 57,000 participants. 

Or, if scenic views are what inspire you, then the Run in Marseille is your race. The path follows along the coastline and has historical markers from start to finish. For the wine lover, there is no greater inspiration than racing around the vineyard followed by a wine tasting extravaganza at the Le Marathon Du Medoc

The motivation you crave to run your next marathons France 2019 event can be found perusing through the abundant list! Find the perfect event, register and begin your training today!

Good to Know


The official currency of France is the Euro


When visiting France you can drive with a valid driver's license from your country of origin. But you must be a minimum of 18 years of age to rent a car


To travel to France you will need to have a passport that is valid for 90 or more days


The CDC recommends that if you are visiting France you be vaccinated for hepatitis A & B, rabies, measles, mumps & rubella, meningitis, polio, Tdap shingles, chickenpox, influenza and pneumonia 

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Marathon Vert Rennes Konica Minolta, Reviewed 05 April, 2018

The Marathon of Rennes is known as one of the fastest marathons in France. It is also called 'the green marathon' because for every kilometer you run, a tree will be planted on this planet. So, besi...


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