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Paris Marathon
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Paris Marathon

£30 registration fee £450 sponsorship fee
7th April 2024 Europe

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 take part 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!

The marathon itself combines personal challenge with the chance to discover one of the world’s great cities. Runners will pound the pavements of the French capital’s most famous avenues and plazas, from the foot of the Arc de Triomphe, at the start, towards the Place de la Concorde. From the Rue de Rivoli you’ll then sweep through the Opéra Garnier, the Place de la Bastille. After a glimpse of greenery in the Bois de Vincennes, views of Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower point the way home to the finish line.

How to register

If you’re interested in taking part in the 2024 Paris Marathon, we would be delighted to have you on our team! Just register your interest below and we will be in touch.

Perks of being one of our Roy’s Runners

  • An invitation to our closed Facebook group. Our Roy’s Runners share their journeys, tips and advice. They offer motivation & encouragement when it’s needed most. This group really is a friendly and heart-warming community.
  • A Roy’s Runners running vest and running buff to represent Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation during training or race day itself.
  • Fundraising advice & support.
  • Certificate of appreciation with an extra special Roy’s Runners medal.

Got your own place? 

If you’re lucky enough to secure your own place and would like to run for Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, we would love to have you on board!

Enjoy all of the same perks as our charity place runners, without the minimum sponsorship target. Create your own goal and raise as much as you can!

For more information, please contact sport@roycastle.org and a member of the fundraising team will be in touch.

Why run the Paris Marathon for Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation?

  • We are the only lung cancer charity in the UK dedicated to helping everyone affected by lung cancer.
  • Lung cancer is a disease that, despite what many may think, can affect anyone.
  • It is the UK’s biggest cancer killer, with over 36,000 dying from lung cancer every year. It kills more people than breast, prostate and pancreatic cancer combined, and more women than breast and ovarian cancer combined.
  • It is our mission to ensure everyone diagnosed with lung cancer can live well with the disease for as long as possible.