20 Km de Paris 2021: program, dates of the races, last days to sign up

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Published by Alexandre G., Caroline J. · Photos by My B. · Published on 7 October 2021 at 08h01
After being cancelled in 2020 over the health crisis, the 20 km de Paris race is back in 2021. For the 43rd edition focusing on optimism, the event provides no fewer than 7 races, including 5 on lines, with many novelties on the menu. The two on-site races are planned on October 9 and 10, 2021. Participants have until September 30 to sign up.

20km de Paris will take place in 2021 in Paris. After being cancelled over the health crisis because of the Covid-19 epidemic in 2020, the major event gathering many amateur race fans in Paris is back. Careful, you only have a few days lefts to sign up for this event! Past September 30, 2021, you can no longer sign up. So, hurry up and click here!

And this year, 20 km de Paris 2021 promoters have many novelties in store! On the menu, 7 races including 5 on line, taking place from June to October 2021. In 2021, a new and essential theme applying to all races: optimism!

Before you can take to the streets with other racers in October as usual, the event provides connected races all summer long. The principle is simple: run or walk by the hour and wherever you want, within the time limit given by organizers. Furthermore, no matter if each contestant decides to run/walk on their own or in groups! Thanks to one's connected watch or smartphone, 10 compatible applications will enable to make a real-time rank for each participant depending on their performances.

Furthermore, participation rate to each challenge will be donated to one of the partnering charities, based on a payout of five per registrations. Namely: Fondation Nicolas Hulot, Fondation Abbé Pierre, l'Institut Curie, Action contre la faim and Pédiatres du Monde.

Dates for the 5 online races of 20km de PAris 2021:

  • Connected 5km: June 17 to 20, 2021
  • Connected 10km: July 22 to 25, 2021
  • Connected 15km: August 26 to 29, 2021
  • Connected 20km: October 7 to 10, 2021
  • Connected 20kids: October 7 to 10, 2021

True Fédération Française d'Athlétisme - FFA [French Federation of Athletism] and International Association of Athletics Federations - IAAF-labelled competition, 20 kilomètres de Paris is probably the most mythical running experience in Paris as well as the most festive and popular one. Benefiting from 38 editions, 20 kilomètres de Paris was back on Sunday October 13, 2019, this race gathered over 30,000 runners from 100 countries in the streets of the French capital.

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Remember, in 2019, it's gastronomy that was given pride of place with chef Thierry Marx as the exceptional sponsor of the 20km de Paris. On the occasion, free cooking workshops were set the day before the big day, in the race village.

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As for the route, runners hit the Pont d'Iéna at the foot of the Eiffel Tower and then through the Parisian streets of West Paris (Eiffel Tower, Trocadéro, Arc de Triomphe, Bois de Boulogne, Roland Garros, Maison de la Radio, Grand Palais, Tuileries, Pont Royal, left river banks...).

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As for the prize list 2019, here are the results of the race: Kenyan Enos Kales Kakopil won the 20 km de Paris in 58 minutes and 29 seconds. French Florian Carvalho (00:58:56) and Michael Gras (00:59:02) come to complete the podium. As for women, Kenyan Naom Jebet hits the first place of the podium (01:08:51). As for the parasport result, French Gilles Leroux won in 55 minutes.

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Male podium:

  1. Enos Kales KAKOPIL (Kenya - 00:58:29)
  2. Florian CARVALHO (France - 00:58:56)
  3. Michael GRAS (France - 00:59:02)
Female podium:
  1. Naom JEBET (Kenya - 01:08:51)
  2. Chalty NEGASA (Ethiopia - 01:08:57)
  3. Sadura ADAWORK ABERTA (Ethiopia - 01:09:24)

Meet on October 10, 2021 for the 43rd edition of the 20 km de Paris! Let's not forget about the many entertainments provided within the village (free admission).

Contests

L'organisateur offre 5x2 dossards pour participer au 20 km de Paris le 11 octobre 2020. 

L'évènement est malheureusement annulé. S'il venait à être reporté nous relancerons le jeu concours.

Quiz completed. See the correct answers and the list of winners below.
About the contest: Contest starts on: 10/02/2020 - Contest ends on: 17/03/2020

Winners

Practical information

Location

Pont d'Iéna
75116 Paris 16

Official website
www.20kmparis.com

Booking
www.20kmparis.com

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