From beginners to more experienced, Val Thorens brings you a stay for all the lovers of mountain hiking. The Val Tho Summit Games are to either push your self or have a relaxed walk. Or why not attend both?

Registrations closed, see you in 2023!

Summer and winter alike, Val Thorens innovates and cultivates the astonishment to make everyone benefit from its natural assets. A real festival of mountain running, the Val Tho Summit Games is the turbo effect in a calendar of runners, and the spark for amateur sportsmen who wish to launch themselves in the best conditions.


Free opening of the ski lifts for the event:

Cairn cable car and La Moutière chairlift

From July 31st to August 4th, don't miss the VT Boost Camp: conferences, nutrition and technical workshops. 30€ per session.

Val Tho Summit Games 6 top experiences !

VT Crazy Cross – Friday 4th August 2023*:


Inspired by ski cross, the Crazy Cross is a mixture of cross, sprint, fun and craziness in teams of 4 on a 4 minute obstacle course at 2300m altitude. The course is made up of various natural and artificial obstacles where anything can happen or change all the way to the finish line! Suspense and emotions guaranteed! For those who love a challenge and adrenalin rush!

Registration 5€

VT Speed 3200 – Saturday 5th August 2023*:

The highest vertical kilometer in the Alps. 1000m of positive vertical drop to be covered in a breathtaking high mountain setting. The race ends at the summit of Grand Fond, at 3003m of altitude, and it is likely that the finishing strides will be done once again in the snow! Reference time 41 min 16 sec, ready to beat it?
4.6 km, 1000 m D+.

Opening of the Cairn Gondola, the Moutière chairlift and the Grand Fond Funitel from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.: accompanying persons can come up and applaud the competitors at the finish!
And after the effort, a Pasta Pic-Nic will be offered to all the competitors at the lake of Moutière!

VT Speed 3200: 15€ for the race

See the route

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VT Trail Pursuit  – Sunday 6th August 2023*:

3 courses to choose from :

  • 10 km: go on the trails of Val Thorens for a 10 km Trail discovery and 500 m D+ accessible to all runners, whatever your level. Minimum altitude : 2224 m - maximum altitude : 2626 m. Trail shoes required, poles recommended. Registration fee : 15€. See the route
  • 20 km: go on the trails of the Lac du Lou for a 20 km discovery trail and 1000 m D+. Minimum altitude: 1881 m - maximum altitude: 2527 m. Trail shoes required, poles recommended. Registration : 25€. See the route
  • 42 km (4th edition): from snow to daisies, 42 km of race and 2200 m D+ which will make you discover all the landscapes of Val Thorens. Minimum altitude : 1763 m - maximum altitude 3000 m. Registration : 45€. Qualifying race for the UTMB (2 points). Prize money for the top 5. See the route

A unique trail format, where ladies go first! The guys leave after the girls…will you catch up with them or hang back, seduced by the magnificent scenery surrounding you?

VT Trail Kids - Sunday 6th August 2023*:

The opportunity for the younger generation to have a go!  A circular route where runners complete 1, 2 or 3 circuits, depending on their category. From 12 to 17 years old.

Registration: 5€

VT Family Fun Marche – Sunday 6th August 2023*:

A 100% natural, 100% gourmet fun ramble to enjoy with family and friends.  A great opportunity to admire the magical Belleville Valley, with original and fun stops to entertain you along the way.

Adult: 10€, 6 - 11 years: 5€, less than 6 years old: free

Registration :

Online registration or on-site registration on the day of the races. Medical certificate (less than one year old) mandatory.

Registrations closed, see you in 2023!


About Val Tho Summit Games :

The Val Tho Summit Games had been designed by Val Thorens resort in partnership with athletes and trail racers, with the aim to inovate and provide physiological and technical benefits to participants.

Both in summer and winter, Val Thorens inovates and enables its visitors to benfits from its natural advantages.
Val Tho Summit Games are a true festival of mountain racing, and represent a turbo effect for experienced racers, or a shot of adrenaline for amateur athletes.


In partnership with



SOGEVAB Val Thorens

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*In the event of bad weather, the organiser reserves the right to cancel the event.

Dal 04/08/2023 al 06/08/2023
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