The site

The most spectacular views of the race are “La Treille”, Bourg-de-Four, rue de la Pélisserie,
rue Saint-Léger, rue Etienne-Dumont and of course the entire Promenade des Bastions.
Moreover and newly this year, la place Neuve

The “Marmite” Race goes through the Low Streets.

Accesses inside the Promenade des Bastions are facilitated by footbridges.
Due to these footbridgeses and the large amount of people, it is not recommended to come with a stroller. Pictures of the 41st Escalade Run will be broadcasted on a giant screen in Place Neuve

Arts and Music

Come and support runners by doing openair giggs throughout the race.

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Le chapiteau

Le Chapiteau is set up within la Promenade des Bastions, in front of the Réformateurs wall. It is here that bibs distribution, Escaladexpo and price distribution take place. The tent also welcoming bar and restaurant.


Hot meal with “Fourchette Verte” label will be served inside the tent.


At the end of “La Marmite” race, the party continue under the big tent with a parade of the best disguises.

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Come discover the new Course de l’Escalade’s clothing line.


An important exposition of sports equipment, also sport medicine stand will take place under the big tent within la Promenade des Bastions.

The designer of the for the 42nd edition poster, Peggy Adam, will be present under the Escaladexpo tent for a signing session according to the following schedules:

Saturday, November 30th from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Sunday, December 1st from 11am to 1pm

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Kids animations

Kids can enjoy bouncy castle of Yatouland and other different animations are dedicated for them.

In the UBS village find animations offered for all: games, roast chestnuts, apple juice and the traditional mulled wine.

Within la Promenade des Bastions, kids will have the opportunity to ride Bonaventure’s dunkey.

Moreover a carousel offered by Aeschbach will be available next to the “kiosque à  musique”