Since the first edition, the Samoëns Trail Tour continues to grow with no less than 2000 entries each year from all over France and Europe. This makes it one of the biggest and beautiful mountain runs in the Valley.

Our races, in particular "The Ultra Tour of the Haut Giffre", are mountainous, wild and difficult with several passages at more than 2000 meters of altitude.We ask the riders to be well prepared.

You will run in several sumptuous places, including the famous Cirque du Fer à Cheval and the Nature Reserve of Sixt Fer à Cheval.We ask you to respect all its beautiful places that you will cross by not throwing any waste in the nature, in order to respect the environment.

Ultra-Trail® du haut-Giffre (UTHG)

With the UTHG, we enter the big leagues. Getting going will be easy but if you finish, after more than 90 kilometres and 7,000m of elevation, you’ll enter into a club reserved only for the toughest runners.

Trail des Frahans (TDF)

To be a Frahans, a traditional stone mason from the Giffre Valley, you need to be strong and skilful…

Tour du Giffre (TDG)

Were the views from our old 33km course not broad enough for you?! Did you find the descent under the gondola unpleasant?

La Virée des Lucioles (VDL)

What is this new trail which follows the course of our old ‘Discovery Trail’ but happens at night? Answer: La Virée des Lucioles!!

La Montée de Gers (MDG)

A race packed full of Alpine scenery with only 18kms? That’s possible with our new race – The Gers Climb !

Au fil du Giffre (FDG)

Would you like to discover trail running or are you already adept at sprint-trail runs (hey look, we’ve just invented a new marketing segment for beginners)

Mini Cross Enfants (MCE)

The Mini Cross Children is a cross reserved for young people under 12, and who has a distance of 1.5 km.