Take the 2019 Challenge!

September 21, 2019 – Lavigne Natural Park, Bourget ON
Only 30 minutes east of Ottawa.
On September 21st, 2019, come up to the challenge and live a very unique experience. The redesigned courses still have new obstacles. The comments are unanimous, this race is for both athletes and recreational runners.
1st place – man : Éric Beauchesne, 39.27 minutes
2nd place – man : Félix Michaud, 41.19 minutes
3rd place – man : Jonathan Provost, 41.44 minutes
1st place – woman : Sabrina Camiré, 1 hour 03 minutes
2nd place – woman : Avery Stirling, 1 hour 13 minutes
3rd place – woman : Caroline Laplante, 1 hour 18 minutes
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

Merci à nos commanditaires principaux!

“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.