This trial, the first edition of which was held in 2008, experienced immediate success with over 10,000 runners from the very first year. The Marathon des Alpes-Maritimes Nice-Cannes is the only event in the Alpes-Maritimes to bring together 7 communes in a single and unique event.
Since then, it has become the second biggest Marathon in France in just three years of existence, after that of Paris.
This completely coastal route is a great chance to discover 7 of the loveliest towns on the Riviera: Saint Laurent-du-Var, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Villeneuve-Loubet, Antibes Juan-les-Pins and Vallauris Golfe-Juan. The magic begins right away in Nice on its legendary Promenade des Anglais. ending on the Boulevard de la Croisette.