Génération Marateens —innovating for future generations!
Génération Marateens is a joint programme with Paris Municipality which was launched in 2016. It uses educational and sports activities to promote running among young Parisians.
- From January to April, 2019, children from the 11th, 12th,15th ,18th, 19th and 20th Parisian arrondissements are taking part in training sessions proposed by the Paris Marathon organisers in collaboration with local educators and the City’s Directorate for Youth and Sports.
- Between January and March, they took part in 3 events organized by the local authorities to promote sports and educational workshops on running (nutrition, physiology, health, games, motor skills, history, etc.).
- On Wednesday 10 April, they will participate in the 4th and final event at the Parc Omnisport Suzanne Lenglen. This final happening will also focus on sports and education with the organization of a mini marathon and an entertaining conference about the Paris Marathon in the presence of Yoann Durand. Snacks, T-shirts and gift bags will also be distributed after the event.