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The holidays are over and school or work beckons. For some, the return from the summer holidays is the ideal time to make good resolutions and tackle new challenges! What if your goal for 2020 were to take part in one of the most iconic running events on Earth? 

Head to time to at noon on Wednesday 4 September to sign up for the 44th edition of the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris. 42.195 km in the most beautiful city in the world —a sporting challenge and a unique experience.


Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris: 49,155 runners take part in the carbon-neutral marathon under the blue skies of Paris.

49,155 runners —including 16,863 rookies— started the 43rd edition of the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris with cool temperatures and sunny skies. An increasing number of women are signing up for the race, which featured Place Vendôme and the Opéra Garnier for the first time this year. All good things come in pairs, with the Parisian event also becoming the first carbon-neutral marathon this year.


Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris Abrha Milaw topples Paul Lonyangata

Paul Lonyangata will have to wait to become the first three-time winner of the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris. 49,155 runners started the 43rd edition, with the Kenyan winner of the previous two editions capitulating to Abrha Milaw at the end of the race. Gelete Burka made it a double for Ethiopia, crossing the finish line ahead of the men (who had started 16′39″ later) to take victory in the women's race. French runners also shone today, with Clémence Calvin (fourth) rising to high expectations to smash Christelle Daunay's national record (2 h 24′22″) and Morhad Amdouni breaking the 2 h 10 barrier in his marathon debut.


the schneider electric marathon de paris becomes the first carbon-neutral marathon !

The 2019 Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris has fully met the CSR objectives set three years ago after becoming the first major sports event with a focus on solidarity to achieve carbon neutrality, as well as pledging to recycle as much waste as possible and promoting sport for all.

All information and keys points of the 2019 Schneider Electric Paris Marathon here.

Discover all the the CSR commitments of the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris 2020

See you next year !