Close to 4,000 people will be taking part in the Pentathlon des neiges de Québec on the Plaines of Abraham. Competitors and spectators will join in to celebrate cycling, running, cross-country skiing, ice skating and snowshoeing at Canada’s “largest winter outdoor event”.
Fresh air and Mother Nature are expecting you in June, at the Ironman 70.3 Mont Tremblant. On the menu: a swim in Lac Tremblant (2k), mountain biking (90.12k) and a foot race (21.08k), all in a wonderfully charming setting. Afterwards, recuperate or party in the village with friends and other sports enthusiasts.
Thousands of athletes will compete in August, at the Ironman Mont Tremblant. The day’s events include swimming (3.8k), cycling (180k), and running (42.2k). Join in for a little healthy competition or come and encourage participants.
From April through September, lovers of triathlons, half-marathons and other exciting races are invited to take part in the Merrell Multisport Series taking place throughout Western Canada. It’s a great opportunity to compete with runners from all over or simply to run!
Individuals of all ages and levels will get together from May to September, for the Subaru triathlon and biathlon series of events, nine of which will be held in Ontario and two in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. Participate in one - or even several events in the program.
Elementary and High School students who are participating in triathlon events thanks to the Triathlon Scolaire Merrell network are discovering new strengths and talents. Starting in April through June, students from approximately 40 schools will exercise while having fun, and take pride in reaching the finish line to the encouraging sounds of their peers.
Once again, the ever-popular Tour du Lac Brôme Merrell attracts thousands of runners who will enjoy the picturesque views in this area of the Eastern Townships. Register now to experience this fun Quebec sports tradition in June.
All levels of athletes will put body and mind to the test for the Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race (MOMAR) held in Burnaby, B.C. Events include: 30k-50k mountain biking, trail running, orienteering, as well as kayaking in Canada’s beautiful West Coast.
Muskoka County, Ontario’s pride resort area for over 100 years, will be hosting the Subaru 70.3 Ironman event in September. The swim will take place in beautiful Peninsula Lake, the bike course will circle the Lake of Bays, and the run will take participants past pink granite rock and cascading waterfalls.
The Triathlon ESPRIT de Montréal will take place in September, on Île Notre-Dame, site of the historic Expo 67. Participants will first dive into the Olympic Basin’s 22ºC water, cycle around the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, and run along the St. Lawrence Seaway to arrive at the finish line.
The Valleyfield Triathlon highlights health and the benefits of physical activity. Funds raised go to the Fondation de l’hôpital du Suroît. It’s the perfect opportunity to attempt your first race or compete against other lovers of biathlons and triathlons, either individually or as a team.
At the Grand Défi Victoriaville held in September, athletes are invited to a pentathlon that combines climbing, inline skating, mountain biking, kayaking and cross-country. Other events, such as a half-marathon, are open to those who seek to perform, as well as those who simply want to enjoy their favourite activity.
You thrust into a briefly opened sea and return muddy and tired, in awe and joy. This is a run for the ages, all ages, including competitive runners and fast nervous walkers.
Montreal’s Outdoor and Travel Festival attracts thousands of visitors every year, who come to explore and plan their outdoor activities, shop for equipment, and find service providers and destinations. The festival brings together over exhibitors (manufacturers, retailers, schools and trainers, and more) looking to share their passion for the great outdoors with the public, as well as offering free information workshops, lectures, master classes and entertainment.
The Triathlon de Verdun, sponsored by Desjardins, is now in its 16th year, continuing its reign as one of the most popular triathlons on the Quebec Cup circuit. Attracting newcomers and seasoned triathletes alike, as well as solo and team participants, this long established and well-run event is one of the biggest events in the Quebec outdoor activities calendar. Make sure you bring your A-game
Teams of six come together to compete every year in the Lake Memphrémagog Relay, traversing 117 km around the stunning lake bordering Quebec’s beautiful Magog region and Vermont, U.S.A. The event is a fantastic opportunity for runners of all levels to take part in a unique, challenging and unforgettable experience, while raising funds for a great local cause supporting underprivileged youth. Sign up today and show your support!
The Saint Sauveur Valley half marathon is an annual, weekend-long event attracting runners and spectators alike to the stunning Saint Sauveur region. The event also features an outdoor lounge designed around the theme of running, so you can enjoy a jam-packed weekend of marathon-inspired events and conversation…all set against one of the most breathtaking backdrops in Canada.
The Laurentian Rogaine (Rugged Outdoor Group Activity Involving Navigation and Endurance) is a map and compass adventure sports event for people of all backgrounds and experience levels. As long as you’re a fan of the outdoors and up for adventure, you’re welcome to take part! The basic idea of a Rogaine is simple: teams of 2-4 people have to use their map-reading skills to visit as many checkpoints as they can and return to the finish line in the allotted time. No GPSs allowed!
Don’t miss the 10th edition of the Mont-Tremblant triathlon, the perfect way to kick off triathlon season. If you’re a contender for the upcoming Ironman contest, this is your chance to test out the terrain since both events take place in the stunning Mont-Tremblant village and resort. For everyone else, this is a great opportunity to challenge yourself and have some fun! Proceeds from the event go to the Canadian Multiple Sclerosis Society, so please give generously when you register online. See you at the finish line!
The Courir à Notre Santé event is a fun day out for the whole family and a chance to raise funds for a great local cause, the Saint Jerome Regional Hospital Foundation. All proceeds from the run will go towards the purchase of much-needed equipment for the hospital, which takes care of the health needs of over half a million patients in the region. Last year marked the first ever Courir a Notre Santé event, where we raised a staggering $44,000 for our cause...with your help, we’d like to top that number this year!