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The Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris offers a unique opportunity to make the city yours by participating in one of the most prestigious races over the legendary 42.195 km distance. The Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris is now one of the biggest marathons in the world, as much for the size of its field as the performances of its runners. Each finisher comes home with incredible memories. Tens of thousands of runners come to tackle the most fabled long-distance discipline in athletics. This race across Paris, taking in the Champs Elysées, the Bois de Vincennes and Boulogne, offers an incomparable backdrop, with spectacular views and landmarks all along the route. The Run experience fair at Porte de Versailles, taking place three days before the marathon, is also an occasion not to be missed, many professionals from the running world. The marathon itself combines personal challenge with the chance to discover one of the world’s great cities. The athletes will pound the pavements of the French capital’s most famous avenues and plazas, from the foot of the Arc de Triomphe, where they take the start, towards the Place de la Concorde. From the Rue de Rivoli they’ll then sweep through the Opéra Garnier, the […]

Arctic Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k by Santa Claus, takes you to the most authentic of Finnish Lapland. The race starts from Father Christmas’ village square in Rovaniemi, where the exact Arctic Circle line is located. The race takes place between semi-urban areas combined with coniferous forest and the crossing of some frozen river. In addition to running, the organization offers experiences such as riding on sleds pulled by Huskies or watching the aurora borealis while we will be staying in a 4-star Finnish style bungalows with sauna and all the comforts and meals, airport transfers, trophy giving party, technical jacket, finisher medal and much more included. Discover the program, race rules, maps, and everything else this extraordinary arctic experience has to offer below.   Course highlights Sunday 7th April. The run starts at the polar circle line, given by Santa Claus, then heads through a small loop in the forest with freshly packed snow to finally go along a pedestrian path from Santa Claus village to Rovaniemi and back. Start address: 96930 Rovaniemi, Finland Finish address: 96930 Rovaniemi, Finland   Route map  

How about running along the coastline of Cyprus watching the beautiful Mediterranean Sea and enjoying the flat OPAP Limassol Marathon race route at the same time as you run through a truly scenic environment? OPAP Limassol Marathon is the official marathon of Cyprus and is certified by the international federations of AIMS and IAAF. Limassol is situated along the south coastline of Cyprus, allowing every runner to experience the beautiful coastal route. Limassol Marathon is more than a race! It is a running experience where the needs of the person in the running shoes take priority, it celebrates the huge efforts and sacrifices athletes make to participate in the race, no matter the distance. “The OPAP Limassol Marathon is primarily an indication of the power of the human will and soul. It is a source of values, social awareness, and solidarity. It is a celebration of joy and a celebration of friendship”. OPAP Limassol Marathon is the largest sports event in Cyprus and its stunning natural location is instantly impressive. With a flat, fast and straight course stretching 21km along Cyprus’ beautiful Mediterranean coastline, and a maximum altitude of 18m, runners have a real chance of achieving a PB as they enjoy […]

Participating in the Enschede Marathon means that you can cross the oldest and therefore very first marathon of the Netherlands and Western Europe off your list! The first edition took place in 1947 and in 2022 we have celebrated our 75th anniversary. The fast route and good facilities ensure fast finishing times. Run across the campus of the University of Twente, run the F35 (so called cycle highway) and run through the fantastic H.J. van Heekpark before finishing in the bustling city centre. 80,000 supporters will enthusiastically encourage you! Course details Course profile Flat Course surface Road Course highlights The start and finish will be at Enschede’s prominent landmark, the Alpha Tower on the Boulevard 1945. Runners travel through Lonneker, a small village on the outskirts of Enschede, before moving towards Galnerburg. The entire re-built district of Roombeek also lies in the path of the marathon as the runners come towards the starting-point, at Boulevard 1945, to complete the first of two 21.1km loops. Start address: Hendrik Jan van Heekplein, 7511 HN Enschede, Netherlands Finish address: Hendrik Jan van Heekplein, 7511 HN Enschede, Netherlands   Route map

A total of 14.800 runners, aged 9-85 years, flooded the streets of Thessaloniki and Macedonia, lived a unique experience, won the applause of many fans and sent a message of fitness and health, through an event that has also social, cultural, environmental, touristic and historic character. An event that since 2006 is “joining” Pella with Thessaloniki and displays throughout the world the name of Alexander the Great. The International Marathon “ALEXANDER the GREAT” connects the past with the present, crossing within 42 km over 2.500 years of Macedonian history and Hellenism. The International Marathon is member of the International Marathons Association (AIMS) and it is included in the official and annual calendar. Course details Course profile Flat Course surface Road Course highlights The race starts from Pella, in front of the statue of Alexander the Great on horseback, hardly a km from the homonym archaeological site, and some 43 meters above sea-level. After the first km of downhill road, the athletes get onto the Thessaloniki-Edessa highway, following it for another 8 km, until they reach Chalkidona. At the 8th km the athletes enter the city of Chalkidona. At the 9th km they meet the junction Veroia and Thessaloniki. The 10th […]

Join us for the annual International Roads to Rhodes Marathon in April and experience all the ancient and medieval history of the island. The route will be cyclical by the seaside in the north part of Rhodes city and will arrive in the city centre of Rhodes in a festive atmosphere. The Rhodes marathon has the official approval of AIMS which ensures the validity and the international recognition of the race. Rhodes marathon is a member of the Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Ranking Qualifying Series. All the races (5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon) will start at Rhodes centre. Course details Course profile Flat Course surface Road Course highlights Marathon Race Marathon course consists of two halfmarathon laps as follows: Starting point: Rhodes center, Eleftherias Square ➡Eleftherias Gate➡Akti Sachtouri➡EO Rhodes-Lindos➡Afstralias str.➡Kallitheas ave.➡Turn Over Point 1➡Kallitheas ave.➡Afstralias str.➡EO Rhodes-Lindos➡Akti Sachtouri➡Eleftherias Gate➡Myloi➡Turn Over Point 2➡Myloi➡Rhodes center ➡ Eleftherias Square ➡Kountourioti sq.→ Savva Nikolaou str.➡Georg. Papanikolaou str.➡Ko str. ➡Lerou str.➡Kalymnou str.➡Akti Miaouli➡Kato Petres➡Kritika / Ialyssou str.➡Turn Over Point 3➡Ialyssou str. / Kritika➡Kato Petres➡Akti Miaouli➡Kalymnou str.➡Lerou str.➡Ko str.➡Georg. Papanikolaou str.➡Savva Nikolaou str.➡Eleftherias Sq. ROUTE REPLAY➡ Finish: Eleftherias Square Halfmarathon Race The Half Marathon will follow the same scenic route as […]

Marathon Puerto Vallarta is a great event that consists of 4 athletics events: Marathon (26.2 mi), Half Marathon (13.1 mi), 10k race and a 5k race. Our marathon course is certified by World Athletics, AIMS and FMAA Enjoy sunny days, run alongside stunning scenery, and experience the feeling of a typical Mexican town emerging out of the jungle. Create a memorable experience with palm trees in the background. We are waiting for you at Marathon Puerto Vallarta, see you in April!   Start address: Puerto Magico, Boulevard Francisco Medina Ascencio, Zona Hotelera Norte, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico Finish address: Puerto Magico, Boulevard Francisco Medina Ascencio, Zona Hotelera Norte, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico   Route map  

Enjoy this modern metropolis in the heart of Europe, full of culture and history. A marathon, half marathon and a relay marathon run simultaneously through the city. All events start in the modern part of Vienna and finish at the very city centre betweem Burgtheater and Rathausplatz. Don’t waste time and book your marathon in Vienna now.   Course highlights The Vienna City Marathon leads to the most impressive modern and historical sights of Vienna. You start on Wagramer Straße in modern Vienna, close to the “UNO-City”, the seat of the United Nations, and finishes in the city centre in front of the Burgtheater. Immediately after the start, the participants cross the river Danube on the 864-meter Reichsbrücke bridge towards the city center. You pass the huge Ferris wheel and run on the completely flat “Prater Hauptallee” (main avenue) through the large, green park area of the Prater. This is exactly where Eliud Kipchoge ran in 1:59:40.2 hours for the marathon distance on 12 October 2019. He became the first person to run a marathon under two hours. A quarter of the VCM course is on Kipchoge’s 1:59 course. The race continues along the Danube Canal to the Vienna Ringstrasse, […]

Tuusula is home for over 36 000 people and about 1 900 companies. The drive to Helsinki takes half an hour; to Helsinki-Vantaa airport, a quarter. Hyrylä is the centre of Tuusula, at the southern end of lake Tuusulanjärvi. The red-brick buildings in Hyrylä are reminiscent of the garrison tradition. The valley along Tuusula-river, and Lake Tuusulanjärvi are the lungs of Hyrylä and significant recreational areas. Jokela is the northern centre of Tuusula along the main railway line. It is a community constructed in garden-city style; its industrial history is linked with an old brickyard. Several lovely pools are a remnant of the brickyard tradition. Tuusula is home to the Tuusulanjärven Maraton. The event has been organized since 1994. Half-marathon and marathon route has been officially measured, and it passes mainly around the Lake Tuusula asphalted pedestrian and bicycle path. The route runs for the first time along the Tuusula Lake Road and offers cultural experiences both runners as the public route even passes by Jean Sibelius’s home. The area has excellent transport links and parking space is enough surrounding areas. Welcome to Tuusula and Järvenpää, Finland! Course details Course surface Road Course highlights The marathon course starts and finishes in Tuusula and  goes […]

Welcome to Kaunas International Marathon – the biggest running event in Kaunas. We are proud of our long history, record beating runners as well as creating a supporting and friendly community for all running enthusiasts. Whether you’re beating the marathon record or your personal best at 5 km – we’re here to help, support and make sure you do your best while having a great time! Kaunas Marathon offers a unique course that starts and ends at the very heart of Kaunas city – City Hall. The track is certified by AIMS and WA and is one of the flattest courses in Europe. Also you’ll be able to run through Kaunas historic old town dating back to the 14th century, our beautiful riverside as well as some modern and impressive wall art. All along the course you will find refreshments as well as our volunteers always ready to help and provide support or a much needed cheer. We’re always happy to welcome international runners to Kaunas Marathon and we are here to help you in any way possible – contact us and let us know if you need any additional information. Course details Course profile Flat Course surface Road Course […]

The Belgrade Marathon (Beogradski Maraton) is one of the biggest sporting events in Serbia. A group of enthusiasts came up with a plan to restore the race that existed in 1910 from Obrenovac to Belgrade. The first modern marathon in Belgrade took place on May 8, 1988. The track length of the original 1910 marathon was 23 km with several checkpoints. The track length of the 1989 marathon was 46.7 km, with the start and finish being in front of the Federal Parliament Building. Since 1990 the Belgrade Marathon has a standard 42.195 km length. The 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia did not prevent the Marathon from taking place that year, and on April 17 the race was held as a metered group run. About 40 runners from nine countries crossed the finish line at 3 hours 15 minutes and 16 seconds. The runners from NATO countries were Zane Branson from the USA, and Michael Turzynski and Heinz Lorber from Germany. The latter two are also founding members of the German 100 Marathon Club. The Yugoslav Sport Society “Partizan” took it upon itself to organize the marathon. The City of Belgrade and its departments helped organize the event. Also involved […]

Great Wall of China Marathon (GWCM) is the only marathon in China that has not been cancelled and has been held every year successively for the past 22 years at the 5 different sections of the Great Wall. 2024 will be the year of the 23rd edition of the Great Wall of China Marathon (GWCM) Register now and come to Beijing China to take part in this iconic event. You can choose between a full marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K distance. Course details Start address: Yanqing District, China Finish address: Yanqing District, China Route map