The Paris International Marathon (French: Marathon International de Paris) is an annual marathon which takes place from the Champs-Élysées heading towards the Place de la Concorde and continuing through the city to finish at Foch Avenue.
Along with the Berlin Marathon and the London Marathon, it is one of the most popular long-distance annual running events in Europe.
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