We'd like to say a big thank you to all our Official Partners and Suppliers who have committed to the Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef. Without their help we would not be able to offer the participants the unique experience they encounter on the event.
An association with the Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef provides valuable opportunities to build your brand with an engaged audience of passionate enthusiasts from all over the world. Customised packages are tailored for individual Partners in categories with benefits and prices based on budgets and objectives.
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By becoming Title Sponsor of the Geneva Marathon for Unicef, Harmony has reaffirmed its ambition to support all runners, experts and beginners alike. The Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef is the ideal event to promote the values embodied by Harmony Group focused on well-being, fitness for all and self-improvement framed in an atmosphere of fun and friendship.
Spread across the whole canton of Geneva, Harmony’s 10 fitness and well-being centres welcome their members in a friendly, efficient and modern environment. Whether members seek simple fitness advice or expert coaching, coaches are available to provide individualised training programmes tailored to personal needs and goals.
A long-term partnership
In 2010, the Harmony Geneva Marathon and UNICEF joined forces to improve the situation of children around the world and this partnership will also continue for the 2021 edition. The previous editions have provided 460 000 CHF for drinking water projects.
On the occasion of UNICEF’s 75th anniversary, the funds raised this year will
contribute to education projects. Find out more
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Coming from the medical, COMPRESSPORT is born in Switzerland from the desire to offer a range of high-performance compression garments to sportspeople of all levels.
Founded by amateur but confirmed sportsmen, COMPRESSPORT has seduced the world’s greatest professional athletes by combining three axes: science, transparency and excellence. These 3 axes nourish a dynamic of constant innovation, put at the service of all the sportsmen having the passion and the performance.
Generali has been committed to running since 2017, becoming not just an insurer but an active partner.
Promoting sport is something we take very seriously. That’s why we created the Generali Running Tour, a series of running events all over Switzerland. Our aim is to motivate people to lead a healthy and active life. We are committed to shared experiences in a spirit of openness and to a diverse society that strengthens human relationships and broadens horizons.
As one of the leading insurers in Switzerland, we attach great importance not only to sponsoring major national events but above all to social responsibility.
We are delighted to have gained Tadesse Abraham, Switzerland’s fastest marathon runner, as our new brand ambassador. Together with Tadesse Abraham, we created a team of refugee and migrant runners, the THSN Refugee Team, in September 2020. Our aim in launching this initiative is to facilitate integration through sport for all, and to support those who wish to become professional athletes. Tadesse has been running for a better life since his childhood in Eritrea and therefore embodies our guiding principle: Whatever moves you. Run for it!
A reference in Geneva, Hôpital de La Tour is the only private facility in French-speaking Switzerland with a 24/7 emergency department, an intensive care unit, an approved intermediate care unit, a dialysis center and a neonatology department recognized for the care of premature infants from 34 weeks.
In addition, since 1995 Hôpital de La Tour has developed a strong expertise in the field of sports medicine. In 2005, it joined Swiss Olympic’s network of reference centers and received the Swiss Olympic Medical Center accreditation in 2014. Hôpital de La Tour is proud to be the partner of the Harmony Geneva Marathon for UNICEF and to promote health and sport on this occasion.
Since the first Geneva Marathon in 2005, P&G has participated enthusiastically in this local event. The company’s involvement has developed and intensified over time. Since 2013 P&G is an official partner of the Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef and this year again, over 300 employees are expected to take part in the various races, which are as much a team effort as they are an individual challenge.
Some of them are also supporting the local charity Clair-Bois, accompanying the handicapped children on the route in a “joëllette” (an adapted wheelchair) as well as by fund-raising.
P&G employees are sympathetic to the cause championed by the Marathon and see it as a healthy and pleasant way to serve the community. P&G is proud of its commitment to this new edition and wants to thank all the people who act for the success of this truly unique event.
SIG is proud to be an official partner of the Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef with whom it shares many common values including healthy living and sustainable development. This partnership is a means to express its key role and its public service remit, to show their close relationship with the population above and beyond its usual services. SIG is still involved in its campaign to promote Geneva’s tap water, a high-quality water, rich in mineral salts, which helps you to be healthy and protects the environment. A fountain Eau de Genève will be at the start and finish line to provide you water before and after your race.
Your time is now with Maurice Lacroix
For more than 40 years, Maurice Lacroix has demonstrated all of its watchmaking expertise, crafting watches within the brand’s Manufacture in Saignelégier, Switzerland. Having won more than fifteen awards, the brand has demonstrated an innovative, avant-garde and perfectionist spirit over the years. Maurice Lacroix’s culture is indeed to offer affordable watches, with iconic design and high perceived value. In 2016, Maurice Lacroix reinterpreted its iconic model of the 90s, the Calypso, releasing the AIKON. Modern and daring, the AIKON is made for a generation of Millennials who are connected, cosmopolitan and talented. This ambitious generation is setting out to conquer the world’s cities, embracing their unique spirit. A constant source of inspiration for the Maurice Lacroix creative team, an active and urban brand, that thrives in the electric energy of these cities. With this in mind, Maurice Lacroix chooses to associate its image with a set of activities that allow consumers to experience the unique vitality of city life.
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The canton of Geneva is located in the southwestern corner of Switzerland; and is considered one of the most cosmopolitan areas of the country. As the center of the Calvinist Reformation, the city of Geneva has had a huge influence on the canton, which essentially consists of the city and its suburbs.
As a location known for its quality of life, the canton of Geneva hosts popular sports events all along the year. The presence of the European headquarters of the United Nations and many more international organisations ensures the participation of athletes from around the world and a high level of competition. Ideally set up with an urban centre and a preserved countryside, Geneva is the perfect destination for outdoor activities.
Geneva is a global city, a financial hub, and worldwide center for diplomacy due to the presence of numerous international organizations. These include the headquarters of many of the agencies of the United Nations and the Red Cross. The city has been referred to as the world’s most compact metropolis and the “Peace Capital”.
Located in the heart of the Trois-Chênes and next to the Seymaz river, the town of Chêne-Bourg is the youngest, smallest and the most densely populated town in the canton of Geneva.
Chêne-Bougeries is a municipality in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland. It recently passed the symbolic milestone of 10,000 inhabitants and thus officially became a city. The name of Chêne-Bougeries derives from a massive oak tree forest called the Bougeries that used to surround the area.
Choulex is particularly proud to participate in the Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef by providing hospitality over three kilometres of the event. The inhabitants of Choulex will do everything they can to make their part of the marathon a real success.
Marrying the sporting event with the discovery of numerous municipalities has been strength of the Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef since 2011. We congratulate the organisers for their commitment as well as the devotion of the volunteers.
The town of Cologny is proud to host this new edition of the Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef. Located on the left bank of Lake Geneva, Colongy is an extremely beautiful and quaint little town. The marathon route will pass through the municipality from the chemin du Vieux-Vésenaz to the chemin de Haute-Belotte.
Gy is happy to welcome back the Geneva Marathon for Unicef in a privileged environment in the heart of the Geneva countryside. If you need a small breath, sit under a tree and enjoy a few moments in the fresh air. The beauty of the Gy area should help motivate runners to push that little bit further.
Jussy is an agricultural village. Its forest has several marked trails which are appreciated by many local runners. The municipality of Jussy is proud to welcome thousands of runners for this new edition of the Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef.
Meinier is used to seeing runners on its roads, because since 1985 the Association Courir pour Aider has organised the 10km de Meinier to help support humanitarian projects.
Presinge is located on the marathon route once again. The entire town is already looking forward to being there to support the runners on the day of the event.
The crossing of Puplinge by Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef has become an annual event important for our town since it is one of the refreshment points. This year we also welcome the relay runners who will pass the baton on our municipal square for the fourth stage of relay.
Marathon running is a complete sport, as it teaches one to manage their efforts and achieve personal fulfilment on the finish line. The race also provides entertainment for the local population of Thônex who will be out in their droves on event-day to support the runners.
There are 2573 people in Vandœuvres, and tradition has it that there is one oak tree per inhabitant in the town. One more year Vandœuvres will host runners and walkers on the Saturday on the 10 km race. Marathon runners will also pass through Vandoeuvres on the Sunday.
Accor offers runners an exclusive discount to any of their 17 hotels in the Geneva area.. Book a room in one ouf our hotels (1-4 stars) branded ibis Budget, ibis Budget, ibis, ibis Styles, Adagio, Novotel Suites, Novotel ou MGallery by Sofitel, via the following link: Booking and benefit from our exclusive offer for the Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef 2021.
Always is a brand of Procter&Gamble. P&G has been proudly sponsoring the event since the beginning. Always, title partner of La Genevoise, shows its commitment towards local communities and encourages all women to join the challenges, and exceptionnally this year, men also!
Apex Swiss Security believes in the power of sport. Founded by two passionate runners who attribute their innovation and success to an active lifestyle and running lunch breaks, we encourage our employees and network to reap the benefits of exercise.
As a pillar of health in Geneva, the Harmony Geneva Marathon for UNICEF has been providing the city of Geneva a means to gather around sport for overall improvement. Apex Swiss Security is proud of our collaboration with the Harmony Geneva Marathon for UNICEF.
Apex Swiss Security is a Geneva based full-service security company providing: surveillance, traffic control, event security detail, bodyguards, security guards, alarms and private investigations. Our agents embody diversity and reflect the multicultural spirit of international Geneva. Apex’s mission is your safety.
Tubular Tech Constructions SA rent tents to support your private or public events. Tubular Tech Constructions SA supplies the Geneva Marathon for Unicef with tents and marquees as well as logistical support for the Marathon Village.
The DermaPlast® Active line is fully geared to the needs of people with an affinity for sports and provides rapid relief for minor sports injuries. DermaPlast® Active products quickly relieve pain, reduce swelling and inflammation, and relieve muscle tension. The products are used for sprains, bruises, strains, or muscle cramps to be active again as quick as possible despite an injury.
Those who love sports know that the attentive use of nutritional supplements allows for optimal performance, both in competition and in training.
With over 40 years of experience, Enervit has been able to introduce exceptional innovation into the world of endurance sports, in particular through advanced training methods and nutrition strategies. Enervit’s research centre, Equipe Enervit, is staffed by a team of doctors, scientists, athletes and industry experts, who strive to understand the real needs of athletes across a range of endurance sports. Enervit is committed to offer a complete line of products for every supplementary need. Enervit has been leading the Italian market for decades, and having a highly advanced production facility in Italy allows Enervit to continue to innovate in the sport supplement market. In addition, Enervit is Official Nutrition Partner of the IRONMAN European Series
FIND, the global alliance for diagnostics, seeks to ensure equitable access to reliable diagnosis around the world. We connect countries and communities, funders, decision-makers, healthcare providers and developers to spur diagnostic innovation and make testing an integral part of sustainable, resilient health systems. We are working to save 1 million lives through accessible, quality diagnosis, and save US$1 billion in healthcare costs to patients and health systems. We are co-convener of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator diagnostics pillar, and a WHO Collaborating Centre for Laboratory Strengthening and Diagnostic Technology Evaluation.
At the foot of the jet d’eau and in the heart of the business district on the rue du Rhône, the Hôtel Métropole offers a modern, intimate and refined hotel experience. Its new rooms, and uniquely creative cuisine and its sense of personalised service will make your Geneva business trip unforgettable. Le 5, a new lounge-bar-restaurant is also the perfect setting for your open air parties and receptions during the summer.
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Palais Créations, caterer from Geneva with teams having more than 30 years experience in servicing big events, are very happy to put their skills at the service of the Harmony Geneva Marathon and its runners.
Serbeco is often quoted as the leader in the Canton of Geneva in the domain of sustainable development. Its development is structured around social and economic environmental considerations. A pioneer in the sorting, recycling and reuse of waste, this family company processes more than 80,000 tons of waste per year to develop all types of secondary raw materials. For 25 years the company has been carrying out actions for energy efficiency to limit the consumption of fossil fuels. It breaks new ground in terms of engineering collections and provides its customers transport solutions that are more and more eco-friendly; the development of hybrid and electric vehicles and the use of biofuel have headlined these efforts.
Skynight has been a technical service provider on events for over 30 years. Specialising in sound, lighting, video and stages for all types of events they are experts in their field. With nearly 50 passionate employees that undergo continuous and rigorous training they work day after day to provide high quality and cutting edge solutions. Skynight offers its partner events/artists/companies comprehensive and personalised services that include an analysis of their needs and personalised design and delivery of the services. Established on 5 sites in Switzerland and France, Skynight is eager to always respond quickly to market needs. Skynight is proud to be associated with the Harmony Geneva Marathon for UNICEF, and is committed to delivering a high quality experience for all the runners and spectators.
The Transports Publics Genevois (TPG) is the renowned public transport operator in the Geneva area. They contribute to the mobility management across the canton by offering a high quality transport exerpeince that respects the principles of sustainable development. The TPG seek excellence in all their actions and have the ‘community first’ mindset.
The Tribune de Genève has been the newspaper of reference in Geneva since 1879. Covering local, national and international news the Tribune de Genève is the official newspaper of the Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef.
One FM is the N°1 radio station in Geneva region.
Leman Bleu is Geneva’s TV Channel
With an average of over 58,000 unique viewers since September 2015, Léman Bleu is without doubt the media outlet that is closest to the Geneva population for all things news, sport and culture.
Léman Bleu is also one of the major actors in the coverage of political and economical news in the region.
The Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef is a member of AIMS, the Association of International Marathon and Distances races. AIMS is an association of over 320 of the world’s leading distance races from more than 95 countries.
The Fondation des Parkings is in charge of building and operation management of the P+R, inhabitants and visitors parking, the car stickers management and the parking place control. We are working with some 180 parkings, which means a total of about 29’000 parking places for cars, motobikes and bicycles.