The 2024 Paris Olympic marathon course has been announced, with a 42.195km course that will take you past landmarks such as the Louvre Museum and Place de la Concorde, turn around at the Palace of Versailles and finish back in central Paris.
The Organizing Committee of the Paris Olympics, which will open on July 26, 2024, held a press conference in Paris on the 5th and announced the course of the marathon.
According to it, the starting point is in front of the City Hall in the center of Paris, then along the Seine, passing in front of the Louvre Museum and Place de la Concorde, and turning back at the Versailles Palace at the 23 km point.
The 42.195km course was then set to head again along the Seine to central Paris, passing in front of the Eiffel Tower and finishing at Les Invalides, home to Napoleon's coffin.
Spectators can watch the race for free along the route, but the plan is to have more than 7,000 spectators at the finish line for a fee.
Organizing Committee President Estangue said: "The athletes will face unprecedented challenges on a tough course with many uphills. We will combine outstanding performance with our cultural and architectural heritage to ensure that the athletes And spectators will be able to experience a special course that includes iconic French landscapes."
The Paris Olympic marathon will be held on August 10, 2024 for the men's race, and on the 11th, the final day of the tournament, for the women's race.