The original 2024 obstacle courses in Paris and the Île-de-France region

Published by La Rédac · Published on January 4th, 2024 at 11:58 a.m.
Running is on a roll, and with it, original races! Rolling in the mud, running in teams, avoiding obstacles, being chased by zombies... there's something for everyone. Can you rise to the challenge of these unusual races? Discover a selection of the program for this year 2024 in Paris and Île-de-France.

Do you like sporting challenges and are you looking for new ones? This year, 2024, Paris and the Île-de-France region offer a wide range of races and courses, each more original than the last. For runners, joggers, marathoners and even brave beginners, the Paris region offers a rich program ofsporting events. And all the more so when it comes to unusual races!

From chases to Ninja Warrior-style obstacle courses, color-tossed courses and much more, Paris and the surrounding region know how to surprise athletes with these original concepts! Enough to motivate even the most lazy among us to strap on a pair of sneakers. So, alone or in a team, get ready to do your best sprints or put your endurance and agility to the test!

That's right, to make it easier for you and give you no more excuses not to go running, we've found a whole host of original races to get you in the mood.

Original races in Paris and the Ile-de-France region

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le barnle barnle barnle barn L'Enduro du Barn: a solo or relay bike race near the Moulin de Brétigny (78)
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Sine Qua Non Run 2022, la course pour lutter contre les violences sexistesSine Qua Non Run 2022, la course pour lutter contre les violences sexistesSine Qua Non Run 2022, la course pour lutter contre les violences sexistesSine Qua Non Run 2022, la course pour lutter contre les violences sexistes Sine Qua Non Run 2024, the solidarity race to combat gender-based violence
The Sine Qua Non Run, organized to combat sexist and sexual violence, takes place on Saturday, March 9, 2024, starting from Place de la Bataille de Stalingrad. 100% of profits will be donated to associations fighting this scourge. [Read more]

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One of the capital's most amazing races is back after a hiatus of over 10 years. On March 24, 2024, the waiters and waitresses of Paris's cafés will set off with one goal in mind: not to drop their tray! [Read more]

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On March 31, 2024, the French Multiple Sclerosis League is looking forward to seeing you at the Domaine national de Saint-Germain en Laye to raise awareness of the disease, raise funds and help patients, with the Brain Race! [Read more]

Bulky Games 2019Bulky Games 2019Bulky Games 2019Bulky Games 2019 Bulky Games 2024, the inflatable obstacle course returns to the Paris region
Are you a fan of crazy, fun obstacle courses? Don't miss the return of the Bulky Games to Île-de-France! After a first edition in September, the giant inflatable obstacles are coming to the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines leisure park on April 20, 2024! [Read more]

Color Obstacle Rush Paris 2023 à l'Île de loisirs de Jablines-AnnetColor Obstacle Rush Paris 2023 à l'Île de loisirs de Jablines-AnnetColor Obstacle Rush Paris 2023 à l'Île de loisirs de Jablines-AnnetColor Obstacle Rush Paris 2023 à l'Île de loisirs de Jablines-Annet Color Obstacle Rush Paris 2024 at Île de loisirs de Jablines-Annet (77)
Are you up for a colorful and fun obstacle course? Head for the Ile de loisirs de Jablines-Annet, in Seine-et-Marne, on Saturday April 27 for the Color Obstacle Rush Paris 2024! [Read more]

Ballon Generali, parc André CitroënBallon Generali, parc André CitroënBallon Generali, parc André CitroënBallon Generali, parc André Citroën No Finish Line Paris 2024, the three-day non-stop solidarity race
The 10th edition of the No Finish Line Paris, the non-stop solidarity race, returns to Paris from May 22 to 26, 2024. The aim? Cover as many meters as possible, by walking or running, in one or more stages. 1km = 1€ donated to partner associations! [Read more]

La Ruée des Fadas 2023, la course déjantée dans la boue en région parisienneLa Ruée des Fadas 2023, la course déjantée dans la boue en région parisienneLa Ruée des Fadas 2023, la course déjantée dans la boue en région parisienneLa Ruée des Fadas 2023, la course déjantée dans la boue en région parisienne La Ruée des Fadas 2024, the crazy obstacle course in the Paris region
Following the success of previous editions, the Ruée des Fadas returns to the Paris region. Scheduled for June 9, 2024, this totally frosty mud race welcomes you to the Yvelines! [Read more]

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How about running for the planet? The Run For Planet is coming to Draveil, near Paris, on Sunday June 9, 2024. This race aims to raise public awareness of ecological issues by running 5 or 10 kilometers, with proceeds going to environmental associations. [Read more]

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SoMAD, the famous mud obstacle course is back on the Ile de Loisirs de Torcy, in partnership with La Ruée des Fadas, on September 21, 2024, to run, climb and crawl with friends! [Read more]

Le Parc zoologique de Paris - Zoo de Vincennes Le Parc zoologique de Paris - Zoo de Vincennes Le Parc zoologique de Paris - Zoo de Vincennes Le Parc zoologique de Paris - Zoo de Vincennes Run for the rhinos at the Paris Zoo... with the Paris Zoo Run 2024
The Paris Zoological Park is offering a field day for all on September 22, 2024. Between the Paris Zoo Run, the Choupi Run for toddlers (2-5 years) and the Crazy run for older children (6-10 years), come and run at the zoo with your family or friends, to protect the rhinos. [Read more]

Tough MudderTough MudderTough MudderTough Mudder Tough Mudder 2024, the mud obstacle course returns to Beynes (78)
If you're a fan of mud runs, you'll be delighted to know that the legendary Tough Mudder is back on October 12, 2024, at the Frileuse military camp in Beynes, in the Yvelines department! On the program: an unforgettable obstacle course! [Read more]

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In short, if you feel like rolling up your sleeves and taking part in an original race, there's plenty to do! And stay tuned for more races.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From January 1st, 2024 to December 31th, 2024

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