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Summer events

Chamonix is a hive of activity in the Summer, such as long-distance running with the famous Ultra Trail, but also exhibitions, concerts and jumble sales.

The Mont Blanc Marathon: 5 races, 5000 runners, 50 countries. The Cross du Mont Blanc ran for 35 years and was the historic race. 
The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc has been in existence for 10 years and has become a truly international event. 10000 runners, 74 nationalities, and 5 continents run a 166 km route through 3 countries. 

Chamonix has exhibitions and festivals during the summer months (Cosmo Jazz Festival, crystal exhibition) and picturesque bring and buy sales in the Bois village and in Vallorcine.