Take the 2019 Challenge!

September 21, 2019 – Lavigne Natural Park, Bourget ON
(30 minutes east of Ottawa)
Thank you for taking up the Challenge. More than 1,200 participants and a few hundred spectators lived unique experience.
Elite Aventurers Winners
Félix Michaud 47:11
Éric Beauchesne 47:48
Steven Look 49:01
Elite Aventurers Winners
Stephanie Champagne, 1:02:24
Jennifer Banfill, 1:05:12
Tracy Kilen, 1:19:57
*After further verification of time and bracelets, Émilie Charbonneau also won third place with a time of 1:08:15.
Elite Explorers Winners
(10-13 years old)

Zoé-Alexa Veilleux, 39:02
Ève Rainville, 50:09
Eva-Lee Lavoie, 1:05:00
Elite Explorers Winners
(10-13 years old)

Spencer Vézina, 28:35
Daniel Cova, 28:50
Bruno Laframboise, 28:56

Results

For all Défi Coureurs des bois Challenge results, click here to visit QuidChrono’s website.
The Race

Come conquer our new courses!

Choose the course that suits you!

Adventurers Course

6 km, 14 years old and over.
More than 35 obstacles.

Adventurers Elite Departures

6 km, 14 years old and over.
Prize to the three winners,
men and women.

Explorers Course

3 km, 6 years and over.
Adults and children.
More than 30 obstacles.

Elite Explorers Course

Young Elite
3 km, 10 to 13 years old
More than 30 obstacles.
All are invited to accompany the participants on the site, at no cost.

A festive atmosphere will be present with the music of Electroson and our energetic animator, Dan the Music Man! Also take advantage of our canteen service and visit the many kiosks on the site. A day filled with pleasure guaranteed!

An important fundraiser for the community!
The Challenge Coureurs des bois challenge supports projects that have the following objectives:

  • promoting physical activity and healthy eating,
  • the preservation of the environment, and or
  • the discovery of the rich cultural and natural heritage of the region.

To request a donation, please click the button below to view the eligibility criteria and to download the form.

The Challenge Coureurs des bois challenge supports projects that have the following objectives:

  • promoting physical activity and healthy eating,
  • the preservation of the environment, and or
  • the discovery of the rich cultural and natural heritage of the region.

You can apply for a donation in early 2019.

Resources

Services on the site

Restaurant / canteen

Subway is offering the canteen services at the Coureurs des bois Challenge! Trios or à la carte items will be available on site!

First Aid and Security

A security service and first aid specialists will be present at all times.

Toilets

Portable toilets will be present on the site.
Jean in Wawetsake’s Community

Comic strip distributed in 2018 in schools of CSDCEO and CEPEO.
Jean’s First Expedition
Comic strip distributed in 2017 in schools of CSDCEO, CEPEO and CECCE.
Major Sponsors

Thank you to our major sponsors!

“This is our second year of participation and it’s always a pleasure. Everything is well organized on the site, a lot of surveillance for the safety of all and point of refueling for the water. Congratulations and see you next year! ”
Dominique Lavoie, participant
BECOME A VOLUNTEER

JOIN US!

Do you want to help organize the event or for the day of the race? Here are the benefits of being a volunteer:

  • Volunteers who offer their help all day can participate in the race for free.
  • Half-day volunteers receive a 50% discount on their registration fee.
  • A full lunch will be provided to volunteers.
  • As a volunteer, you are actively involved in a fundraiser that supports the community.