Top original races 2019 in Paris

Running is riding high and comes with original races! Rolling in the mud, running as a team, running while being chased by clowns… There’s something for everyone. Will you be able to take up these crazy races? Discover a selection of the program 2019 in Paris and its surroundings.

Do you enjoy sport challenge and are you looking for new challenges? Many races and sport courses, each more original than the last, expect you this year in Île-de-France.

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And good news, to help you out and to make sure you have no more excuses not to go running, we’ve found many original races that will make you want to exert yourselves:

EcoTrail Paris® 2019 - March 14 to 17
Ecotrail Paris® a sporting now major, is back from March in 2019 in Ile de France. A 12th edition offering several trails of 18, 30, 45 or 80 km. The occasion too to discover a race promoting the region natural and cultural environment.

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Spartan Race at the Stade de France T- March 9, 2019
This year, Spartan Race takes over the Stade de France in March 2019. Take part in the Stade de France Stadium Sprint, a warrior's race in a legendary venue!

Foulées de la Mer de Sable 2019 - March 24, 2019
After being cancelled last year because of renovation work, the family theme park welcomes again the Foulées de la Mer de Sable in March 2019. A fun and sporting moment to experience with your family or friends.

Wamiz Run 2019 - dates unknown
Prepare your doggo for the race of the year! Head to Bois de Vincennes for the Wamiz Run, an original 6-km race with your best companion… If you hesitate, this Sunday race allows to get funds for the Chiens Guides Paris association – Seeing-eye dogs.

Buthiers Running Finisher 2019 - dates unknown
Take up the Finisher challenge! Meet on Buthiers Île de Loisirs to experience a new edition of Buthiers Running Finisher, a 10-km obstacle race promising beautiful sport and friendly moments!

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The Color Run - April 2019
Considered as the happiest race in the world, The Color Runs returns to the wonderful French capital. Meet this April 2019 to experience a unique and totally crazy adventure!

Love Run 2019 - dates unknown 
Love Run by Pink Lady is a fun 7-km run to complete in duo, with friends or with a colleague. How about departing from the beating tracks and practicing a crazy activity? Let’s put on our best running shoes and our craziest outfits and we bound our wrists for a wild race.

No Finish Line Paris® by Siemens 2018  - May 15, 2019
May 15, 2019, Paris welcomes the fourth edition of No Finish Line® Paris by Siemens, the first solidarity race supporting children. The goal? Running or walking 1,300-m as many times as you want. Each kilometer done enables to donate money to a cause supporting disadvantaged children education and health.

Run My City  - dates unknown 
If you enjoy one-of-a-kind runs, don’t miss the third edition of Run My City taking over several places in Paris 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 9th arrondissements in May 2019.

VertiGo Race 2019 at Tour First  - dates unknown 
The VertiGO race, listed in the “Vertical World Circuit”, is back in France in May 2019 at La Défense Tour First. 48 floors, 954 steps to climb up solo or with a team and for charity. Are you ready for the challenge?

The Mud Day  - June 15 and 16, 2019
In June 2019, the Mud Day is back in Paris region for an edition already full of surprises. Over twenty obstacles as well as many animations will be provided again!

La Ruée des Fadas  - June 2, 2019
After the successful edition 2018, La Ruée des Fadas is coming back to Paris and expects many of you in June 2019.

La Course des Héros  - June 23, 2019 
La Course des Héros is back for its edition 2019 at Parc de Saint Cloud. Become a hero by taking part in this solidarity race in June 2019 which funds will be donated to over 300 French charities.

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La Familiale 2019  - dates unknown 
After nighttime races, colorful races or obstacle races, discover La Familiale, the first stroller race in Paris! Launched by Magicmaman-Famili team, this event is back for the third year in a row in 2018, this year for Mécénat de Chirurgie Cardiaque.

Zomb’in The Dark 2019 - dates unknown 
Feel like experiencing a crazy orienteering by night in a hostile area? If so, don’t miss the Zomb’in The Dark back in 2019 in the Parisian region.

Garmin Triathlon  - June 30, 2019 
Running, swimming and cycling friends, in June 2019, don’t miss the new edition of Garmin Triathlon in Paris departing from La Villette pool.

Chantilly Triathlon  - August 25, 2019 
Chantilly Triathlon is back this August 2019. The race will take place in a dream-like setting and a family atmosphere where everyone can give the same of themselves. For kids, adventure courses are planned all along the weekend between races, cycling and swimming!

Spartan Race in Jablines - September 14, 2019
Challenges and thrills enthusiasts, this is for you! The Spartan Race is back in Jablines (Seine et Marne) in September 2019. A Must-see event for sporting people who are not afraid to get their hands dirty.

Disneyland Paris Half-Marathon 2019 - from September 19 to 22, 2019
Calling all runners and Disney fans! Don’t miss out on the new edition of the Half-Marathon weekend at Disneyland Paris this September 2019!

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Thoiry Wild Race: a race in the middle of animals! - dates unknown 
Thoiry Safari Zoo organizes a new life-sized adventure race in 2019. Run 10 km through the castle garden, the zoo and a part of the safari.

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Stay tuned to discover other races!

In other words, if you want to roll up your sleeves and take part in an original race, you know what to do!

Laurent P.
Last updated on 11 December 2018

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