Geneva, a city where quality of life is known to be among the best in the world. With its unique landscape, between the Jura mountains and high alpine peaks, and its routes in the heart of the bay, the Geneva Marathon for Unicef appears as an ideal venue for marathon enthusiasts whose motivations are twofold : self-overflow and touristic discovery.Key event of the weekend, the Marathon offers a route of 42,195 km (26 miles) in the heart of Geneva.
The Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef is arguably one of the most picturesque city marathons in Europe and unquestionably one of the fastest. The course takes in the countryside nestled between mountains and the shore of Lake Geneva before finishing in the heart of the city in front of the famous Jet d’Eau.
The course will take in both town and countryside, allowing the runners to admire the mind-blowing mountain landscapes, whilst discovering the beautiful sights of Geneva: The Jet d’eau (water fountain), the Flower Clock, the Mont Blanc bridge.Following the sucess of the new route introduced in 2015, the marathon will provide the runners with a unique route of 42,195 km including the most beautiful landmarks of the city as well as Geneva’s historical and cosmopolitan centre and its magnificent countryside surrounding it on the 8th May 2016.