🎯 Paris in a Nutshell: Half-Marathon Tour
∾ 21 km / 13 m
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Rated excellent on TripAdvisor - more than 1,000 happy runners since 2016
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⭐️“Superb run, from start to finish… This is honestly one of the best tours I have ever done…” (Emma, UK);
⭐️“So much more than ‘Paris in a Nutshell’… This was my first sightrunning tour, and it is probable that RunRun Tours has spoiled me for any future sightrunning experiences.” (Karen, USA);
⭐️"AMAZING EXPERIENCE. They are totally willing to adjust to your pace or style. We saw everything we wanted in the city and more. We even got to make some stops for pastries from one of the best bakeries. 10/10 would recommend." (Codi, Italy)
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Are you a running addict that thinks the more kilometres, the merrier? Or are you simply training for a marathon and wouldn’t like to miss your running routine while on vacation? Whichever is your case, we guarantee you’ll get to see and to learn about all iconic sights of Paris on one single sightseeing jogging tour!
This running tour includes all the famous monuments that make Paris a fairy tale city and more: a stroll past both famous and less well-known sites in the picturesque Montmartre! After 3 hours and a half of gentle jog, depending on your running pace and including the obligatory breaks for photos and refreshments, you'll be able to say that you have seen and learned all the best Paris has to offer!
STARTING POINT AND FINISHING LINE
The starting and finishing lines will be the same: the Saint-Michel square.
In about 3 ½ hours (depending on your running pace) you’ll be able to see and to learn about all landmarks of Paris, from the most famous to the less well-known ones, such as the Notre-Dame cathedral; Louvre Museum; Tuileries garden; Concorde square; Champs-Elysées avenue; Grand Palais and Petit Palais; Eiffel Tower; Royal Palace garden; Vendôme square; Garnier Opera; covert passageways; Sacré-Coeur basilica; Moulin Rouge and Lapin Agile; and much more!
✅ hydroalcoholic gel, disposable handkerchiefs and an infrared thermometer (temperature checks are mandatory at the start of the tour)
✅ one bottle of (still) water for each participant
✅ snacks (dried fruits or nuts)
✅ free digital pictures sent after the tour
✅ waterproof running jacket in case of rain (subject to availability)
WHAT'S YOU SHOULD BRING ALONG
🔴 Please come with your own mask
🔴 Your credit card and/or some pocket money in case you want to buy other drinks and meals than the one specified above
🔴 Public transportation tickets
🔴 Clothes and trainers appropriate for running and the weather. We’re indeed running 🏃🏾
🔴 Please notice that we can’t store any bags or voluminous items. Come with what you (and us) can actually carry while running
❌ Transportation tickets to and from our meeting point/finishing line
❌ Entries to monuments and museums along the route
❌ Any other meals and drinks other than the ones specified above
❌ Please notice that we can’t store any bags or voluminous items
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
⚠️ This is a running tour for intermediate to advanced runners. You’re not required to run fast, but you have to be able to run at least 15 km (9 miles) or have already run at least one half-marathon in your life.
⚠️ Minimum age: 12 years old
⚠️ We only allow minors of 18 years old when they have the expressed authorization of their parents or responsible adults
⚠️ Our experience starts on time. In order not to ruin the experience to the other guests, we kindly ask you to arrive at our meeting point around 5 minutes earlier. Please understand that we can't wait for any delays
⚠️ If you feel you're going to be late, let us know asap for so we can think of a solution - for instance, you can join the tour another day
⚠️ Our tours go on rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, we'll contact you for cancellations and rescheduling. If you don't hear from us, this means that we are keeping the tour
✔️This experience is not suitable for wheelchairs and children in strollers
✔️It's also possible to make this experience entirely private for you and/or your group, including the pick-up and drop-off service at your place in Paris (provided it's not located outside the zones 1-2). Consult us for the pricing for private running tours
✔️Even if our running tours have always been done outdoors and with small groups, they have been optimized to meet all of the new sanitary standards
Place Saint-Michel, Paris, France
We're meeting at the Saint-Michel square, between the Saint-Michel fountain and the entry to the metro station (if you're arriving from the Saint-Michel station, just take the exit number 3, called "Fontaine Saint-Michel").
- Subway stations: Saint-Michel - Châtelet - Cluny-La Sorbonne
- Train (RER) stations: Saint Michel-Notre-Dame - Châtelet