Hello, I work for the Army Benevolent Fund and we have just had 3 soldiers drop out of the Paris Marathon on april 6th due to being posted elsewhere THE DEADLINE FOR PLACES IS MONDAY 28TH JAN!!! If anyone is interested in a place, they are really good: The minimum sponsorship is £1000 (around £500 less than most charities) and if you take a place it includes: Return travel by Eurostar from London St Pancreas in standard class. Two nights bed and buffet breakfast accommodation in single rooms at the Mercure Val de Fontenay Hotel. Paris transfers (RER) from your hotel Mercure to the Race start and return after the finish. Registration fees and guaranteed places. The services of our French speaking tour manager and staff if required. All vat & city taxes Please let me know if you are intertested - Sarah Coleman-Meyer, ARMY BENEVOLENT FUND scoleman @ armybenfund.org or 0845 241 4831 Thanks!