Top Races in Paris This Fall 2016

Summer vacation is over and it’s time to get back to work! Luckily, the period after summer is also a great time for active and athletic events. Here at, we’ve put together a list of our favorite races in Paris and the region!

After some well-deserved summer vacation time, it’s time to go back to school or work and get back to your workout schedule! The good news is that there are plenty of running events and races in Paris and the region of Ile de France.

La Parisienne fête ses 20 ans !

La Parisienne: This is one of France’s main female sporting events! From September 9th-11th, 2016 this legendary race will celebrate its 20th anniversary, crossing through the beautiful streets of the capital with a “Carnavales of the World” theme. This is an event that female runners won’t want to miss!

Le Paris Versailles 2016: The famous race that runs from the City of Lights to the City of the Sun King will take place on September 25th this year. 25,000 runners are expected to take off from the starting line at the Eiffel Tower.

Les Courses du Luxembourg 2016 - les inscriptions sont ouvertes

Les Courses du Luxembourg: The Luxembourg Races will be here again on September 25th, 2016. The day’s events, organized by ArtySport 6e  include 4 races, of which two are exclusively for children.

La Noctambule 2016: After the last two successful years, the 10K Noctambule race is back in the Ile de France region, on Saturday, September 17th, 2016. This year will be just as lively, festive and physically challenging, and good news- we have tickets for you!

Les 20 km de Paris: It’s the 38th annual Paris 20K this year on Sunday, October 9th. This is one of the capital’s main running events, and this year it will be cartoon themed!

Odyssea 2016: Adults and children are invited on October 1st and 2nd for the 2016 Odyssea race, to continue the fight against breast cancer!

Semi Marathon Disneyland Paris 2016

Les foulées du jeudi: The first Thursday of every month, a “Les Foulées du Jeudi” race takes place in the capital. It’s the perfect opportunity for amateur runners to participate in a fun race with the beautiful Parc Monceau as their backdrop!

Disneyland® Paris Half-Marathon: Hey all you Disney fans! On Friday-Sunday, September 23rd-25th, 2016, it’s the first annual Disneyland® Paris Half-Marathon Weekend!

La Very Chantilly : la première course à pied 100% nature

Run&Bike Solidaire 2016: The Run&Bike Solidaire will be in the Paris Bois de Boulogne Park on Sunday, September 18th, 2016. 100% of the proceeds from this original running and bike race will go to the French major charity organization Secours Populaire!

La Very Chantilly 2016: The Very Chantilly running race is the perfect event for runners who want to get out of the city and into nature! The 2016 Very Chantilly, organized in collaboration with Parc Asterix, will take place on October 9th!

Lionel H.
Last updated on 13 June 2016

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