The organization of the Marathon des terroirs du Valais BCVs is assured by R&D Events

R&D Events mission is to promote quality sports events in Switzerland and especially in Valais, by proposing popular events and tourist products in synergy with all the regional players.

The timing is done by MSO Chrono.


Contribute to the 1st edition of the Marathon des terroirs du Valais BCVs by becoming a volunteer !

Different sites along the route, a great atmosphere and of course gifts and a dinner to thank you for your commitment.

There will be something for everyone from Friday 3 to Sunday 5 June 2022, with various tasks and schedules. We offer the following positions :

  • Assembly and dismantling (Thursday 2 June, Friday 3 June, Saturday 4 June and Sunday 5 June)
  • Number collection (Friday 3 June in Martigny and Saturday 4 June in Sion, Saxon and Fully)
  • Departures (Saturday 4 June in Sion, Saxon and Fully)
  • Refreshments and Tasting (Saturday 4 June)
  • Finishes (Saturday 4 June in Martigny)
  • Signposting and safety (Friday 3 June in Martigny and Saturday 4 June on the courses)

Registration dès le printemps 2022.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to write to us


We’re excited to announce that the Marathon des Terroirs du Valais BCVS 2022 has partnered with the GivenGain Foundation, a global online fundraising platform, to offer our participants the chance to make a difference for their favourite cause. 

You can make your Marathon des Terroirs du Valais BCVS 2022 even more meaningful by raising money for a charity close to your heart – wherever they are in the world. 

How to get started:

  1. Simply visit our official fundraising page on GivenGain. 
  2. Click on ‘Start fundraising’ to get set up.
  3. Select the charity you want to support and complete the project steps where necessary. 
  4. When done, share your fundraising project with your friends and family to ask for donations!

Any questions? Please download our illustrated step-by-step fundraising guide here.

If your special charity is not on GivenGain yet, send an email to with the details of a contact person and GivenGain will get them set up for free so that you can fundraise for them as part of your Marathon des Terroirs du Valais BCVS 2022.


The Saint Bernard is the Swiss national dog : 
  • He is the ambassador of the canton of Valais
  • This "rescuer" is an example of how to surpass oneself
  • He represents solidarity and courage, essential values in sport
  • He pursues his social and therapeutic missions
  • The Barry Foundation is an example of heritage preservation

Just like his ancestors, this courageous dog will give the participants Marathon participants the motivation to train. He will reinforce the spirit of solidarity between athletes and encourage them to surpass themselves!

Patronage Committee

Many personalities support the organisation of the Marathon des Terroirs du Valais.

 Viola Amherd (Conseillère Fédérale – cheffe du DDPS)

 Christophe Darbellay (Conseiller d’Etat – chef DEF)
Vice Présidence
Anne-Laure Couchepin Vouilloz (Présidente de Martigny)

Maude Mathys (Athlète)
Sophie Lamon (Athlète)
Marie-Thérèse Chappaz (Vigneronne)
Estelle Revaz (Musicienne)
Caroline Frey (Œnologue)

Vice Présidence
Philippe Varone (Président de Sion)

Théo Gmür (Athlète)
Pierre Délèze (Athlète)
Didier de Courten (Chef de cuisine)
Arsène Duc (Musicien)
Eddy Baillifard (Gastronomie-Raclette)

© R&D EVENTS 2021

Association du Marathon des terroirs du Valais
Route du Moulin 44
CH – 3977 Granges
+41 27 552 04 14