The Trophée de Coufin is a cross-country ski race in skating style open to all cross-country skiers, amateurs or competitors. Starting from La Verneyre, two courses will be offered on the magnificent Nordic site of the resort of Villars-sur-Ollon.

  • A 12km loop for adults and the under-20 categories.

  • A 20km loop for adults. All races will be held with a mass start.

Office du Tourisme de Villars

Race info


Categories Year Distance
12 km U20 2003 to 2006 12 km
12 km Women / Men 2 1943 to 1983 12 km
12 km Women / Men 1 1984 to 2002 12 km
20 km Women / Men 2 1943 to 1983 20 km
20 km Women / Men 1 1984 to 2002 20 km

Starting times

  • Adults + U20 for the 12km & 20km courses: 10:00


The race will be run in skating style with a mass start. A classic track will be maintained for participants wishing to run in classic style.

Race number

Number collection will take place in the tent near the start area. There is a CHF 5.00 surcharge for on-site registration. Race numbers must be collected at least 30 minutes before the start.

Prize-giving ceremony

Results and podiums at the end of the races.

The routes

The 2 race courses start at La Verneyre. The 12km and 20km courses are for adults and under 20s.

The 20km course

Profile : 620m D+/-

This course takes place in 2 rounds. The first is on the 12km loop and the second, 8km, starts at the junction with the golf course and is only run on the upper part of the 12km loop.

Course profile

The 12km course

Profile : 380m D+/-

Profile of the course


Registration is possible online and on the day of the race.

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Categories Rate
Adults CHF 30.-
U20 CHF 20.-

There is a surcharge of CHF 5.00 for on-site registrations. Payment methods available on site: cash or Twint.

Practical information


Free parking at the Sports Centre.


It will be possible to use the changing rooms and showers in the Sports Centre but only after the race.


The Verneyre refreshment area welcomes you all day long and offers drinks and food. It is located next to the start area.


From the Sports Centre car park, follow the Col de la Croix road to La Verneyre (about 3km). Access can be made by cross-country skiing or on foot. For pedestrians, please do not walk on the cross-country ski tracks.  Because of the relatively long distance to the start, please allow plenty of time for this. Shuttles for the transport of equipment and runners' belongings will be organised from 8.00 to 9.30 am. The equipment will be transported from the start of the cross-country trails to the Rasse chairlift.


Race info : Maël Bohren

Practical info : Gilles Schaad

Some pictures of the 2022 edition

Copyright : Gabriel Monnet