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Get in shape this autumn: our race ideas in Geneva

Amateur or experienced runners have plenty to keep themselves busy this autumn in Geneva. Discover a selection of races held in the city centre or the surrounding countryside offering you the chance to take up a sporting challenge adapted to your level, either individually or in teams, while admiring the scenery. 

personnes avec lampes frontales qui courent dans les bois

Nocturne des Evaux

7 October 2021

The Nocturne des Evaux is an original time trial event for teams of 3 or 4 runners, held at night with the aid of helmet lamps. A firm favourite with companies as well as sports clubs and associations, this popular night-time competition is rounded off with a welcome bowl of seasonal soup accompanied by local cheese and wine. 


logo de la course avec un picto d'une personne qui court et l'inscription "Cross pour tous"

​Cross pour tous 2021

16 October 2021

1 circuit, 11 categories and 5 races are on the programme of the 4th edition of the Cross Pour Tous and the 26th edition of the Geneva Cross Country Championship. So make your way to Champel for an event full of excitement! 

  • Distance and course: 1 km circuit, to be completed between one and five times according to your age category.
  • Registrations: online or on site up to one hour before the start (supplement of CHF 5)


Visuel avec inscription Trans'onésienne hors murs


1 to 30 November 2021

The 2021 edition of the Trans’onésienne will be held outside the city in Parc les Evaux, offering a wide range of categories for athletes of all ages.

  • Distance and course: details of the courses will be available soon. 
  • Registrations: online from 4 October
Coureurs devant le Palais des Nations

Geneva Airport 20 km

7 november 2021

Feel like running through the stunning countryside around Geneva with views over the Jura and Mont Blanc, before finishing in style on the shores of Lake Geneva? Then check in for the Geneva Airport 20 km!

  • Distances and course: 20 km solo or duo, 10 km solo or duo, 10 km walk, Nordic walking and team challenge over different distances. All the courses can be found on the website of the event
  • Registrations: online 
personnes en train de courir dans une salle

The Palexpo 10 km 

13 November 2021

The only indoor relay in western Switzerland, the Palexpo 10 km is a race for teams of two (mixed or not) held during les Automnales, in the exhibition halls that are still closed to the public.

au premier plan, femme en short avec dossard et lunettes de soleil qui court sur un chemin entouré d'herbe. Un groupe de coureur suit à l'arrière plan

Meyrin Run 

20 and 21 November 2021

For the past 23 years, this race has offered the residents of Meyrin and the surrounding area the chance to discover the rural landscape around Meyrin and to enjoy the view over the Jura as they run. There are several courses suitable for all ages and levels. 


To train  

Infrastructures in the City of Geneva

There are several outdoor courses in Geneva designed running: 

Timmy: a connected sport app

Since the spring of 2019, the City of Geneva’s sports department has offered the general public the chance to take on “Timmy”. Behind this name lies a permanent timekeeping app installed at the Bout-du-Monde sports centre, available for download free of charge via Google Play and Apple Store


Service des sports

4 Rue Hans-Wilsdorf


Les Acacias


Par courrier

Case postale 1769


Genève 26

Tél. +41 22 418 40 40

Fax. +41 22 418 40 01


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Article modifié le 11.10.2021 à 09:49