SPORTS EVENTS for families au Pays du Mont-Blanc (winter 2019 ⇒ 2020)

There are plenty of  SPORTS EVENTS for families and children au Pays du Mont-Blanc, and this article currently concentrates on those during the ❄️ winter 2019 & 2020 season:

  • 🏃‍♀️ winter trail running (sometimes on ❄️ snow!);
  • biathlon, ski rando & alpine ski and snowboard races and competitions;
  • ❄️ fun runs and obstacle races in the snow;
  • 🛷 sledging, paret & yooner events;
  • ice-skating, 🏒 ice-hockey and 🥌 curling events;
  • 💦 an SUP winter event and winter swimming!
  • 🐺 cani-rando and husky dogsledding . . .

In this updated article, you will first find:

❄️‍ a SPORTS EVENTS CALENDAR (I have included a few events that don’t have specific children or family events, incase there is the odd teenager or young adult interested!);

‍ a more detailed list of all the SPORTS EVENTS for families (for participating and spectating);


Colour code for listings:

Chamonix Valley (Chamonix, Argentière, Les Houches, Servoz & environs) and Vallorcine

Passy & environs

Sallanches, Combloux, Cordon & Domancy

St Gervais, Le Fayet & environs

Megève, Praz-sur-Arly & environs

Les Contamines & environs

🇫🇷 Further France 🇫🇷

🇨🇭 Switzerland 🇨🇭

🇮🇹 Italy 🇮🇹


🗓 2019 / 2020 SPORTS EVENTS CALENDAR (with children’s and / or family options) 🗓 

🇨🇭 Wednesday evenings October 2019 ⇒ March 2020 – Nage de Nuit – night swim (GENEVA, Les Bains de Paquis);
9th December 2010 – Mont-Blanc Ski Challengeski rando – (LE TOUR);
🌈 Weekend 13th ⇒ 15th December 2019 – La Ruée des Fada Blanche – obstacle course in the SNOW! – (Domaine Nordique, Les Contamines-Montjoie);
🇫🇷🏃‍♂️Weekend 14th & 15th December 2019 Trail de Noël – trail running on the snow – (LES SAISIES);
🇫🇷16th ⇒ 22nd December 2019 BMW IBU Coupe du Monde de Biathlon – world cup of biathlon – (ANNECY-LE GRAND BORNANC);
10th ⇒ 12th January 2020 – KANDAHAR Junior – courseinternationale ski alpin U14 – (LES HOUCHES);
🇫🇷🐺 10th ⇒ 22nd January 2020 – La Grande Odysée Savoie Mont-Blanc – dogsled racing – (SAVOIE MONT-BLANC);
🌈 Weekend 11th & 12th January 2020  30è Montgolfiades – hot air ballooning (PRAZ-sur-ARLY)
Weekend 11th & 12th January 2020 Monoyaute – (LES CONTAMINES-MONTJOIE);
🐺 Wednesday 15th January 2020 – La Grande Odysée Savoie Mont-Blanc – dogsled racing – (an étape in Megève);
Saturday 18th January 2020 – La Crève Coeur – ski rando competition – (COMBLOUX);
🌈 18th ⇒ 20th January 2020 – Gla Gla Race – SUP winter race – (LAC d’ANNECY);
Wednesday 22nd January 2020 – Nocturne des Fiz – ski rando competition – (PLAINE-JOUX);
🛷 Weekend 25th & 26th January 2020  10è Praz Yooner Challenge – yooner sledging – (PRAZ-sur-ARLY);
🐺 Weekend 1st & 2nd February 2020 Conta Musher Race – Championnat de Francce FFPTC dogsled racing – (Domaine Nordique, LES CONTAMINES-MONTJOIE);
 Weekend 8th & 9th February 2020 – Kandahar Coupe du Monde de Ski – world-famous downhill ski World Cup – (LES HOUCHES);
❄️ Weekend 8th & 9th February 2020 – L’Oursinette – ski alpinisme competition – (VALLORCINE);
Sunday 9th February 2020 – Journée du Camp de Base Blanc – winter sports & leisure – (PLAINE-JOUX);
❄️ Wednesdays 12,19th, 26th February and 4th March 2020  Praz Adrenaline Days – winter sports – (PRAZ-sur-ARLY);
Saturday 15th February 2020 – L’AlpiniSki – ski touring competition – (SAVAN-MARECOTTES);
🇫🇷 Weekend 7th & 8th March 2020 – La Folle Furieuse ® – 5km obstacle course – (LES CARROZ)!
🇫🇷 Sunday 15th March 2020 – Marathon des Glières – (LES GLIERES); 
❄️ Weekend 21st & 22nd March 2020 – Bootcamp Xtreme winter edition – stage commando(PLAINE-JOUX);
❄️ Weekend 27th ⇒ 29th March 2020 Championnats de France de Biathlon & Ski de Fond – (LES CONTAMINES-MONTJOIE);
Weekend 3rd ⇒ 5th April 202034è édition du Ski d’Or – alpine skiing U14 (LES CONTAMINES-MONTJOIE);

WINTER AGENDA

🇨🇭 (GENEVA, Les Bains de Paquis) – Nage de Nuit – October 2019 through until March 2020 🇨🇭

A night swim, followed by music and warm soup!

when? on Wednesdays: 27th November, 11th December, 22nd January, 19th February, 18th March, from 18h30 until 20h;

more information here;

© Les Bains de Paquis

🌈 (Domaine Nordique, LES CONTAMINES-MONTJOIE) – La Ruée des Fada Blanche – obstacle course in the SNOW – 13th ⇒ 15th December 2019 🌈 

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