Welcome ToHarmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef
The Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef, is not only the most picturesque city marathon in Europe, it’s also one of the fastest. Nestled between the shores of lake Geneva and snow-capped peaks of the Alps and Jura mountains, a flat course and perfect running conditions helped more than 50% of 2015’s runners set a personal best time.
Runners from more than 120 global destinations took part in 2015’s event, and with Geneva receiving the prestigious World Travel Award, best European city-break destination for the second consecutive year, now is the time to think about signing up for one of the most popular marathon weekends on the continent.
Since 2010, the organisation has worked in close partnership with Unicef to help build water pumps around the world. By participating in the Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef you will help save lives!
Eight races for everyone, from expert runners to beginners, held on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th May 2016:
- Junior Races (1-5km, 6 to 15 years)
- La Genevoise (6.5km for women aged 14+)
- 10km (night race, aged 16+)
- 10km Walking & Nordic Walking (night race)
- Half Marathon (21.095km, aged 17+)
- Wheelchair race (21.095km, aged 18+)
- Marathon (42.195km, aged 18+)
- Relay Marathon (in team of 4 to 6 people, aged 14+)
The Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef offers races for one and all, with distances ranging from 1km to a full marathon. With eight races on the programme, you will find a distance that suits you to be part of this festival of running.
The Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half-Marathon and Wheelchair race will be held on Sunday May 8th. Runners will stream through the countryside, following a route renowned for its beauty, nestled between the shores of lake Geneva and snow-capped peaks of the Alps and Jura mountains. The closing stretch takes participants through the heart of Geneva before crossing the finish line on the Pont du Mont-Blanc, with a stunning view on the famous Jet d’Eau in the distance.
On Saturday May 7th, a number of other race formats will be available for both juniors and adults. These include the 10km open to runners and walkers, La Genevoise 6.5km race for women and the Junior Races.Enter Now