Geneva is the economic and cultural center of French-speaking Switzerland and the most international place known in Switzerland. Many major sporting events originate in the region. Running events such as the 20KM Lausanne, or the Geneve Marathon are held here. In Lausanne also international top stars of athletics compete at the Athletissima Lausanne. In the field of trail running, the Ecotrail Geneve in Geneva or the Jura Swiss Trail, as well as the Xtratrail Lavaux in the more mountainous areas are held annually. And cyclists can sign up for the famous Tour de Romandie or the Summer Bike Marathon.
But also those who want to get active themselves can try adventurous outdoor activities like rafting here.