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The Paris Half Marathon will see tens of thousands of athletes running through the city.

PARIS, FRANCE, January 27, 2011 ( The Paris Half Marathon is coming up in March and is sure to attract plenty of running enthusiasts to the French capital.

While a full marathon may be a little too much for some people, a half marathon is seen as a more manageable - and often enjoyable - experience for individuals who want to prove or improve their fitness.

With the Paris Half Marathon due to take place on March 6th 2011, there is still time to book a stay in the hotels Paris has available and do sufficient training to manage the challenge.

According to the race's official website, the first wave of athletes will set off at 10:00 local time on the day.

The 21.1-kilometre route starts and finishes at the Esplanade du Chateau de Vincennes and will allow participants to do some sightseeing in a new way.

If guests at accommodation such as the Hotel Montpellier Paris do not fancy putting on running shorts and taking on the challenge this year, they could cheer on those who have signed up for the race.

The record time for the Paris Half Marathon is held by Kenyan runner Joseph Maregu, who finished in one hour and 26 seconds in 2007.

Entry fees for taking part in the race range between EUR30 and EUR45 (GBP25.80 and GBP38.70).

For more information on this event, visit the Paris Half Marathon website. offers a wide variety of accommodation in Paris, such as the Pavillon Villiers Etoile Hotel Paris.

Editors Notes is the latest website from the team behind successful London specialist hotel provider, Hotels-London has been online since the very beginning of the online boom over 11 years ago and is still going strong today. Hotels-Paris will expand the brand further by providing over 500 hand-selected hotels and apartments in and around Paris to suit every budget, from 2-star bed and breakfasts to 5-star boutique hotels.

Hotels-Paris customers will be able to take advantage of discounts up to 70% off the published room rate by booking online 24 hours a day, or calling the dedicated team of experts who are always happy to help make bookings and offer advice about where to stay and what to do in the city.

As well as accommodation, Hotels-Paris will also help people make the most of their stay by offering comprehensive, interactive guides to Paris, with area information, attractions, events and airport transfers, theatre tickets and sightseeing tours - you can plan and book your entire holiday from one site.

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The Paris Half Marathon will see tens of thousands of athletes running through the city.