Semi-marathon des Côtes de l'Orbe

Jours restants avant le prochain semi-marathon le 11.09.2021 :

Bannière du semi-marathon

In English

Due to the COVID-19 crisis and the resulting uncertainties, it is with immense regret that we have decided to cancel the 12th September event. We look forward to seeing you all, in good health, for our following edition on 11th September 2021! Until then, we thank you for remembering our vinyards and restaurants who will always be pleased to welcome you.

The secretary is available for any questions you may have.

Yours in sport and good health.


Claudia Jaquier 021 881 22 19 079 447 22 19

Situation :

The only one of its kind in Switzerland, this challenge is both sporty and festive. Fancy-dressed participants are welcome and there is a prize for best fancy dress. Winemakers from Les Côtes de l’Orbe, await you at the beverage stops and at the finish, so that you can discover the great wines of the region. As with the “Marathon du Médoc”, local products and specialties are honoured at the many stalls, located in the village at the finish. Tasting and catering, in a musical and joyful atmosphere.

The course :

Magnificent itinerary running through vineyards and small winery towns; Start and finish in Arnex-sur-Orbe via Agiez, Montcherand, Valeyres-sous-Rances, Rances, Orbe.

"La Désirée" : Start and finish in Arnex-sur-Orbe.


1/2 Marathon: Departure time at 2 pm from 16 years of age registration cost CHF 35.-
"La Désirée" (11.4 km): Departure time at 3:30 pm   registration cost CHF 30.-
1/2 Walking, Nordic walking: departure time between 9:30 – 12:30 am   Einscheibungsgebühr: adult’s registration cost CHF 35.-, Children CHF 15.-
"La Désirée" (11.4 km): Walking, Nordic walking: departure time between 9:30 – 12:30 am   adult’s registration cost CHF 30.-, Children CHF 10.-

For all categories, souvenir prizes upon completion of race. Participants arriving later than 5:30 pm will not be placed.

Locker rooms and showers:

Finish and start in the grande salle (town gym) of Arnex-sur-Orbe.

Inscriptions :

Online: Closing date: 9th September 2020.

At the gate: On the day of the race, registration will be accepted at the town gym in Arnex-sur-Orbe. Supplement of CHF 10.- for all categories.

Accommodation: or or by phone: +41 (0)24 442 92 37 

Public transport:

Train line Lausanne to Vallorbe; 30 minutes from Lausanne - stop Arnex-Sur-Orbe - one train per hour.


Participants are responsable for their own insurance. The organisers decline all responsability in case of theft, damage or accident. Participants must obey all Swiss road rules.