Sign up for the newsletter Contact Starfish Find us on twitter Find us on Facebook Find us on YouTube Find us on LinkedIn Find us on Pinterest Find us on Instagram Visit our blog

Email me my password
Starfish Logo

Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam

Where Europe
When 2019
Price Sponsorship £750 (plus registration fee £60)


We are excited to announce that we have places in the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris 2019, the Barcelona Marathon 2019 AND the Amsterdam Marathon 2019.

Barcelona Marathon 10th March 2019

The Barcelona Marathon is one of the most popular in Europe. The course takes you through the centre of the city and includes main landmarks such as the Camp Nou (the home of Barcelona FC), Sagrada Familia, the Parc de Cuitdadella and finishing a short distance from La Rambla. With very few hills or inclines, the course is very flat and fast, and suits first time runners, or those going for a PB!

Paris Marathon 14th April 2019

Now one of the biggest marathons in the world, this marathon perfectly combines a personal challenge with the chance to discover one of the world's greatest cities. Race day will see you pound the pavements of the French capital's most famious avenues and plazas. Starting at the Arc de Triomphe and finishing with views of NOtre Dame and the Eiffel Tower to guide you hoome. Every year, this unique and spectactular setting attracts more and more entrants. There are now more than 23,000 runners from abroad, making up 40% of the field. Take it on and return home with incredible memories.

Amsterdam Marathon 21st October 2019

Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and the TCS Amsterdam Marathon allows runners to take in all of the major sights on a flat, fast and scenic course. OVer 16,500 runners take part in the race each year which starts and finishes in the historic Olympic Stadium. Aong the course, runners will go along the Amsel River and through the Rijksmuseum and Vondelpark. You'll also be sure to pass a few canals, windmills and pancake houses! Amsterdam provides the perfect opportunity for UK runners to take on a destination marathon that is in a city which is easily accessible and full of culture.

For more information please call us on 0207 597 3797 or email

We also have places in the Paris Half, Barcelona Half and Amsterdam Half so if you are interested in running one of these please get in touch.

What we can do for you

Starfish supports their superstars throughout their journey in the following ways:

  • Fundraising Advice
    All Starfish superstars receive the Starfish Fundraising Pack! The pack contains all the information you need to reach your fundraising target. It includes tips on maximising Gift Aid, matched funding and making the most of your friends and family's support. It is full of tips, creative ideas, event inspiration and most importantly the positive impact your support has on the lives of the children we care for.
  • Starfish Running Vest
    Wear the charity with pride. Included in your pack is a branded running vest. Light weight and made of breathable material, it's perfect to spot you in the crowd on the big day.
  • Regular Emails
    Regular updates with training advice from our UK Athletics coach and ultra-marathon runner, project updates, and fundraising tips. The experienced team will be on hand throughout to answer any questions, ensuring your experience is the best it can be.