Marathon of Paris 2020, postponed to October

Published by Caroline J. · Published on 5 March 2020 at 20h30 · Updated on 6 March 2020 at 09h34
The new and 44th edition of the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris was said to be held on Sunday April 5, 2020 but is postponed to October 18, 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak. This year, the route is set between the Avenue des Champs-Elysées and the Porte Dauphine.

 The Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris will be  back on Sunday October 18, 2020! As tradition would have it, participants will start the race from the Champs Elysées and cover the legendary 42.195km throughout the French capital’s most beautiful streets, before crossing the finish line by the Porte Dauphine.

This year, the racers will run across the Place de la Concorde, the Place Vendôme, the Paris Opera, the City Hall, the Place de la Bastille, the Château de Vincennes, the Bois de Vincennes, Notre-Dame de Paris, the Musée d'Orsay, the Eiffel Tower and even the Bois de Boulogne...

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Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris 2020 race route:

  • Start: Avenue des Champs-Elysées
  • Place de la Concorde
  • Place Vendôme
  • Opéra Garnier
  • Avenue de l'Opéra
  • Rue de Rivoli
  • Hôtel de Ville
  • Rue Saint Antoine
  • Place de La Bastille
  • Rue de Lyon
  • Rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine
  • Rue de Reuilly
  • Avenue Daumesnil
  • Château de Vincennes
  • Route de la Pyramide
  • Route Saint Hubert
  • Route du Pesage
  • Avenue de Gravelle
  • Avenue de la Porte de Charenton
  • Rue de Charenton
  • Avenue Daumesnil
  • Avenue Ledru-Rollin
  • Pont Morland
  • Quai des Célestins
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris
  • Voie Georges Pompidou
  • Musée d'Orsay
  • Tour Eiffel
  • Place de Varsovie
  • Avenue du Président Kennedy
  • Avenue de Versailles
  • Boulevard Exelmans
  • Porte d'Auteuil
  • Boulevard Suchet 
  • Avenue de l'Hippodrome
  • Allée de la Reine Marguerite
  • Allée de Longchamp
  • Fondation Louis Vuitton
  • Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi
  • Route de Suresnes
  • Avenue Foch
  • Finish line: Porte Dauphine

In the meantime, don't forget to sign up

Note that in 2019, 49,155 racers signed up to face this famous marathon. 

As for the hit list 2019, Ethiopia imposed itself thanks to the victory of Abrha Milaw in 2 hours 07 minutes and 5 seconds, stealing the limelight from two-time winner Kenyan Paul Lonyangata who finished third this year in 2 hours 07 minutes and 29 seconds. Last year, he did it in 2h06'25". Ethiopian Asefa Mengistu hit the second place with a score of 2h07'25".

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Moving on to women, Ethiopian Gelete Burka won in 2h22'47". She was followed by her fellow countrywomen Azmera Gebru (2h22'52") and Azmera Abreha (2h23'35") who were respectively second and third.

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As for French Julien Casoli, he won his third victory for the handispot race in wheelchair.

Finally, French Clémence Calvin - accused of avoiding an anti-doping control - has been authorized to run the Marathon of Paris. She finished fourth in 2h23'41" and beats France's distance record (record of 2h24'22" by Christelle Daunay in 2010).

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Marathon of Paris 2019 hit list:

  • Female podium
    • Gelete Burka - 2:22:47
    • Azmera Gebru - 2:22-47
    • Azmera Abreha - 2:23:35

  • Handisport podium
    • Julien Casoli - 1:36:57
    • Heinz Frei - 1:45:37
    • Vitaly Gritsenko - 1:46:35

  • Male podium
    • Abrha Milaw - 2:07:05
    • Asefa Mengistu - 2:07:25
    • Paul Lonyangata - 2:07:29

Well done to every runner and meet on October 18, 2020 for the 44th edition of the Marathon of Paris!


L'organisateur offre 2x2 dossards pour participer au Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris le 5 avril 2020.

Answer the question and if it's right you can access the area devoted to registrations (tickets given by the organizers subjected go availability). Don't hesitate to share your interest in the comment box below.
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About the contest: Contest starts on: 21/10/2019 - Contest ends on: 27/10/2019



Practical information

Opening Time
On 18 October 2020
Starts at 8 a.m.



    75 Paris

    à partir de : 110 €

    Recommended age
    For all

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    Départ : Avenue des Champs-Elysées / Arrivée : Porte Dauphine

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