☀️ Sunrise Run & Sightseeing in Paris (long version)
∾ 10 km / 6.2 m
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Rated excellent on TripAdvisor - more than 1,000 happy runners since 2016
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⭐️“This was hands down the best tour of a city I’ve ever experienced. I much prefer to hit the ground running when visiting a new city (pun totally intended). Not only did this tour allow me to do just that, but also provided personal photography, historical and cultural information on key points and I didn’t have to worry about carrying my own water or refreshment. I was even offered a coat (in my size) for the rain. They think of everything and take care to ensure you have a great run. Hamidou was an excellent guide and made sure he got some great shots! The icing on the cake, for me, was the relive video of the route! I absolutely recommend RunRun tours as a unique way to see Paris & will definitely be booking them the next time I visit.” (Alecia, United States, November 2018).⭐️
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We’ll be chasing the sunrise on a gentle run (your pace), plunging you into an unexpectedly empty Paris. At this time of the day, most people are still sleeping and the rising sun colours the magnificent monuments and buildings with nuances of pink and gold. This is Paris as you’ve probably never seen before!
We’ve carefully planned every step of this running tour for you to learn inside stories and fun facts, have a great time and work out before breakfast. You don’t have to lift a finger: only to move your legs!
STARTING POINT AND FINISHING LINE
If you’re taking the 10 K / 6 m route, the starting and finishing lines will be the same: the Saint-Michel square. For the ones running half the route (light version, 6 km / 3 m), the finishing line will be Trocadero square.
In around 2 hours (depending on your running pace), you’ll be able to see and to learn about the most famous places and landmarks of Paris, such as: the Notre-Dame Cathedral; the Seine river, with its fairy-tale palaces and castles, bridges and gardens; the Louvre Museum; the Tuileries garden; the Concorde square; the Champs-Elysées avenue; the Eiffel Tower; the Hotel des Invalides; the d’Orsay Museum; and much more!
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
⚠️ Runners from all levels and paces and welcome! This isn't a race, it's a fun discovery of Paris at a relaxed pace. The slower in the group sets the pace for the others. Please don't worry: we won't leave you behind!
⚠️ In any case, you should be an active person who enjoys exercising and can run at least 5 km/3 m non-stop before signing up for this tour
⚠️ Minimum age: 6 years old
⚠️ We only allow minors of 17 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
✅ 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 TOU 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
✔️Children up to 5 years old (in a stroller adapted to running provided by you) don't pay
✔️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 still 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