Discover the highlights of the Marathon des Alpes-Maritimes 2023, an epic adventure between Nice and Cannes. Don't miss this exceptional sporting event in the heart of the Côte d'Azur!
The Marathon des Alpes-Maritimes Nice-Cannes is one of the most prestigious sporting events on the Côte d'Azur. Taking place on Sunday, November 5, 2023, this marathon offers you the opportunity to run a 42.195 km course along the seafront from Nice to Cannes, with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean and surrounding mountains.
The race starts on the famous Promenade des Anglais in Nice, one of the city's most emblematic landmarks. Runners will then have the opportunity to take in some of the Riviera's most beautiful tourist spots, including Saint-Laurent-du-Var, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Villeneuve-Loubet, Antibes Juan-les-Pins and Vallauris Golfe-Juan. The course is flat and fast, making it ideal for improving your personal best.
The finish of the marathon is just as mythical as its start, as it is located on the Boulevard de la Croisette in Cannes, where runners can admire the magnificent view of the sea and the luxurious yachts.
The marathon isn't the only option for taking part in this sporting event. In fact, since 2019, a new 20km course has been added for those wishing to run a shorter distance while enjoying the marathon atmosphere. This 20km course, called "Nice-Villeneuve-Loubet", allows runners to start alongside the marathon runners and determine facing the Marina and the snow-capped mountains.
For those wishing to take part in the marathon adventure as a team, the relay marathon is also an option. Participants can opt for the new à la carte relay formula by forming a pair, each covering a distance of 21.1kms.
Beyond its sporting aspect, the Alpes-Maritimes Nice-Cannes Marathon is also an opportunity to discover the beauty of the Côte d'Azur and enjoy the region's sunny climate. Take advantage of an extended weekend at the Riviera Collection **** to visit Nice, Cannes and the Niçois hinterland. You'll also have the chance to recuperate after the race with local culinary specialities and the beaches of the Côte d'Azur.