Place du Mont-Blanc : Mont-Blanc Marathon Base Camp
Thursday 25th, Friday 26th, Saturday 27th
Thursday 25th : 10:00am - 8h00 pm
Friday 26th : 10:00am - 8h00 pm
Saturday 27th : 8:00am - 8h00 pm
At the end of June 6500 runners and over 13000 of their supporters are expected in Chamonix for the Mont-Blanc Marathon weekend. The race expo that reunites sports manufacturers and the different trail races found throughout the world will open their doors on the Place du Mont-Blanc on June 25th, 26th & 27th 2015. Free entrance for everyone, the expo provides an area to purchase last minute items for the race and also to discover the latest summer trends.
The race-bib pick-up will be positioned at the Place du Mont-Blanc square in a big tent especially erected for the occasion.
Many free animations for children
From thursday 25th to Saturday 27th June 2015, many free events for children, supervised by the UCPA leaders, will be proposed: climbing wall, trampolines and bouncy castle, at the Mont-Blanc place.
The cross-country skiing and biathlon section of Chamonix Sports Club organizes an introduction to biathlon with air rifles at the cross country skiing slopes departure during the mini cross. The program includes an introduction on mechanical target for all (3 € 10 pellets) and a shooting contest on cardboard from 10 years old (€ 4).
It will start at 10:30 and end at 13:00 the price giving ceremony will take place at the end of the mini cross.
• Each contestant has 5 shots adjustment (adjusted by a coach of the club) and 5 shots for the contest.
• At the end of 5 shots a coach will collect the cardboards and do score sums.
• There will be two categories, 10 to 14 years and older than 15. (For categories, this is the age to 27 June which is taken into account)
• The first 3 of each category will be rewarded. Men and women are classified together.