It was mainly women who walked the big train towards the Royal Palace of Versailles to protest against the high bread prices.
King Louis XVI was forced to Paris by the thousands of angry women.
- Paris is the place of revolution, it is a revolutionary city so this stretch of track is important, says Valerie Pecresse who is the head of Greater Paris, Ile de France, according to Reuters.
For the first time since the marathon was introduced for women in 1984, the women will finish and run one day after the men.
- The women first.
We want to celebrate women, says Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo.
Innovative thinking pervades the organization of the games in Paris 2024.
- We want to give a deeper content to our competitions and choosing this course was a good way to show it.
We really want to do something new and different.
Double Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge recently set a world record in Berlin with 2.01.09.
In Paris 2024, he will be 39 years old but sees no obstacles.
- Being able to run in such a historic place and all the symbolism it expresses will be a unique experience, says the Kenyan.