Besides the races programmed, numerous animations take place, day and night, throughout the route, in every Commune and at the refreshment posts!
Parties, concerts, regional meals will be on the programme!


Monday 9:00:Start of PTL®
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, Place du Mont-Blanc:
Salon Ultra-Trail®, come and visit the open country running show
Find the complete programme of conferences : http://salon.utmbmontblanc.com
Tuesday as from 18:00 : #YCC Prologue
Wednesday 15:00 – 16:30, Champs du Savoy:
Children's entertainment for those aged between 3 and 13 years, Mini #YCC, Mini OCC, Mini CCC®, Mini TDS®, Mini UTMB®, Mini PTL®
From Wednesday evening until Thursday 15:00: arrival of TDS® finishers
Thursday 13:00 - 22:00: arrival of OCC finishers
Friday 18:00: start of the UTMB®
From Friday evening until Sunday afternoon:
arrival of PTL®, CCC® and UTMB® finishers, musical and entertainment
Thursday, Friday & Saturday: raclette at the Rotary Babel Bar
Discover the exhibition "Rencontres sur le Tour du Mont Blanc" on the promenade du Fori and at the Mediathèque (library) throughout the summer

Culture Trail Festival

Tuesday 23/8
Showing of Pierre Morath's   documentary "Free to Run" , in the presence of the producer.
21:00, the Cinéma le Vox

Wednesday 24/8
Bilingual animation : Reading in French and English of the novel "Invisible sous la Lumière" or "Girl Runner" of and by Carrie Snyder: the author (to be confirmed)
16:00, Maison des Artistes
20:35, under the stars with head-torches on the path of the Trail (exact departure point will be announced on the FB page)

Thursday 25/8  
Reading and food tasting with Jean Philippe Lefief translator of "All Heroes", Christopher McDougall's novel.
17:00,  publishing house - Editions Guérin.

Complete programme at


Wednesday as from 19:00: Refreshments animated for the passage of the TDS® with a snack bar in the village square, profits of which will go to the Les Houches Ski Club, and a giant screen broadcasting the runner’s live times during the night
Friday as from 18:00: a concert with the group "The STUDS" and Giant Tartiflette on the village square around the UTMB® refreshment post..


Friday on the Esplanade Marie Paradis
15:00 - 19:00: animations for children
From 18:00: mobile musical animation in the town centre


Wednesday as from 17:00:
Animation in the village centre for the passage of the TDS®
Passage of the 1st runners from 17:20 throughout the night until 8:30 the next day
Friday as from 20:00:
Animation in the village centre for the passage of the UTMB®
Musical animation, illumination of the church of Notre-Dame de la Gorge, flares along the roman road to encourage the runners crossing to the Beaufort country via the Col du Bonhomme.
Passage of the 1st runners through the resfreshment post between 20:50 and 00:00, at Notre-Dame de la Gorge between 21:10 and 00:30 and at La Balme between 21:50 and 02:00


Wednesday as from 16:00: Animated refreshment post at the Col du Joly for the passage of the TDS®


Wednesday as from 13:30: Animated refreshment post at the Cormet de Roselend for the TDS®


Wednesday as from 10:45: Passage of the TDS®,mobile musical animation in the town centre.

Les Chapieux
Friday from 23:00 to Saturday 05:00: bar,bonfire, concert until the end of the night. Video tent and on-line race follow-up, serpentine of lights along the route


Col du Petit Saint Bernard
Wednesday as from 09:40: Animation at the first full refreshment post for the TDS® accessible by road,
situated at the border between Italy and France
Séez (town centre)
Wednesday as from10:40: Entertainment for the passage of the TDS®


Entertainment for the passage of the PTL® runners


The Orrido panoramic foot-bridge. An observation point with a favourable view of the Mont-Blanc massif. Open. Free of charge. Info Pro-Loco Syndicat d'Initiative tel. 0039-0165.87817
Thursday 25th: visit and cheese tasting at Fontina DOP, with the cheese-maker Fulvio Blanchet. Free. Reservation necessary tel. 0039-0165.87817


Wednesday 06:00: Place Brocherel: Start of TDS®
Wednesday à 10:00: Place Brocherel: Start of #YCC
Friday and Saturday: Courmayeur Forum Sport Center de Dolonne : Non-stop opening of the Restaurant Sunny Side Cafe and Restaurant Bar with sporting activities for the UTMB® public.
Meals possible for accompanying persons at the Sunny Side Café Restaurant.
Friday 09:00: Place Brocherel: Start of CCC®
Friday 18:00: Jardin de l'Ange: “A tutto Trail”: broadcasting live the start of the UTMB®, followed by trailrunning
Saturday from 2:00 to 12:30: Courmayeur Forum Sport Center: passage of UTMB® runners and animations
Saturday from 9:00 to 13:00: Place Abbé Henry: passage of UTMB® runners and animations
Saturday morning: Courmayeur Forum Sport Center de Dolonne : Mini UTMB® of Courmayeur Mont Blanc
for all children aged 3 to 13.


Friday as from 12:00: bar and hot food, musical animation
Saturday as from 08:00: bar with snacks, musical animation


Thursday 08:15: Start of OCC
Alpine horns, music, encouraged by school children for the first 2 kilometres
Somlaproz: Bread oven committee, bells and animations during the passage of runners
Prassurny: Bells and animation during the passage of the runners, music


Thursday as from 09:00: passage of the OCC, musical animation, bar & food
Friday as from 14:40: passage of the CCC®, musical animation, bar & food and contest for young and old alike
Saturday 08:00 until Sunday 02:00: animation, bar & food and contest for young and old alike


Thursday from 10:30 to 14:30, Friday from 18:00 to 3:00 and Saturday from 11:00 to 3:00: raclettes and grills, music to suit the passage of the runners
Saturday from 10:00: Mini UTMB® for children. 3 categories, 4-6 yrs (600m approx.),7-9 yrs (1000m
approx.) and 10-12 yrs ( 1500m approx.)


Thursday as from 11:30: Animated refreshment post for the passage of the OCC
Friday as from 18:00 to Sunday 11:00: musical animation and bar, throughout the weekend.