Join Team Action for Children and take in some of Paris' most iconic landmarks at the 2025 Paris Marathon.

The 26.2 mile route starts at the foot of the Arc de Triomphe and finishes with views of the Notre Dame and Eiffel Tower. There are over 50,000 runners taking on the race, and we'll be there to cheer you on every step of the way.

Whether you have your own place in the ballot or need a charity place, join Team Action for Children and start your fundraising today!

Take on the challenge

And help us reach more vulnerable children across the UK

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Have your own place

You can use your own place and fundraise for Action for Children

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Sign up information

Registration: £50

Fundraising Target: £700

Taking part in this challenge is not only an incredible personal achievement but you’ll also be helping us to give vulnerable children a safe and happy childhood. We ask everyone taking part in the marathon to raise a minimum of £700 and we’ll support you every step of the way.

Male runner at the London Marathon 2021 in Action for Children vest

What you'll get

  • A free Action for Children running vest to wear on race day.
  • Access to our exclusive community of Action Hero’s on Facebook.
  • Our digital fundraising pack to help you reach your target.
  • Support from your local fundraiser.

Apply for a charity place

Sign up via Run for Charity and we’ll be in touch to welcome you to team Action for Children.