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Glisse en coeur (24 hours of skiing and concerts)

LE GRAND-BORNAND

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Le Grand-Bornand Tourism
62 place de l'église
BP 11
74450 Le Grand-Bornand
Phone : +33 (0)4 50 02 78 00
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24 hours of skiing and concerts, a snow marathon to raise money for a charity organisation helping children.
Over the last 10 years, Glisse en Coeur has become the number 1 charity event in the French Alps!
The 10th edition of this 24 hours' ski fundraiser raised 302 625 € in profit of ELA, an association fighting against Leukodystrophy.

Glisse en Coeur is a unique opportunity for solidarity: 24 hours of non stop skiing in relay team from Saturday 2pm until Sunday 2pm. From the begining to the end of the event, listen to live music at the Glisse en Coeur's stage, at the bottom of "Les Gettiers" slope, in Le Grand Bornand Chinaillon.

Glisse en Coeur also attracts popular medias and sports celebrities, who come to the event to provide their enthusiastic support. They usually stay for the entire weekend, some of them even put on skis and slide for this good cause!

Glisse en Coeur in numbers:
- 24 hours of non stop skiing
- 35 468 km skied in 24 hours
- 17 734 chairlift rides
- 153 teams and over 1,253 competitors
- 550 people on the organising committee, including 350 volunteers
- 1/2 hour of sleep per person
- 2 000 liters of coffee consumed by the teams and the organisers
- 2 600 meals served in the official event tent
- 4 500 meters of safety nets placed alongside the ski run
- 10 concerts on Glisse en Coeur's stage over the weekend
- Hundreds of hours of grooming to prepare the run for the event
From Friday 17 to Sunday 19 of March 2017.
Free for spectators.
Registration fee for participating teams.
Les Gettiers chairlift in Le Grand-Bornand Chinaillon.