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?
The health pass will be compulsory for all events for those aged 18 and over. As the VT Trail Kids is reserved for 12 - 17 year olds, it is not affected by these measures.
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:
- Saturday 7 August: Opening of the Cairn cable car, the Moutière chairlift and the Grand Fond Funitel from 8.30am to 2pm
- Sunday 8 August: Opening of the Cascades chairlift from 9am to 12pm (chairlift forbidden to children under 3 years old, even in a baby carrier)
From 2 to 6 August and from 9 to 13 August, 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 7th August 2020* :
HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF CROSS TRAIL?
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 8th August 2020 *:
The highest vertical kilometre race in the Alps, with a marked course that gains 1000m of height in less than 5 kms. With breathtaking views of the Belleville Valley, the race finishes at the Cime Caron summit at an altitude of 3,200 metres where there is a strong possibility of runners arriving in the snow!
Time to beat: 41 min, 16 sec. Are you ready to beat it? Registration 10€
VT Trail Pursuit 15 km or 42 km – Sunday 9th August 2020* :
- A 15km and 960 m uphill trail race along the magnificent Lac du Lou footpaths. Open to all runners, whatever your level. Registration 15€. See the route on Google Maps
- NEW! A 42 km and 2 717 m of uphill climbing race along mountain paths, taking you to the legendary altitude of 3000 metres ! Registration 30€. Qualifying race for the UTMB. See the route on Google Maps
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 9th August 2020* :
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 9th August 2020* :
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
Online registration or on-site registration on the day of the races. Medical certificate (less than one year old) mandatory.
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.
SOGEVAB Val Thorens
+33 (0)4 79 00 00 18
*In the event of bad weather, the organiser reserves the right to cancel the event.