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Défi escaliers - Race day

Race day

BEFORE THE RACE

The new start and finish site of the Staircase Challenge will be at the Parc de l’Esplanade in the heart of Old Quebec for the 2023 edition. The maps of the events are available here.

Bib and t-shirt pickup

Laurier Québec (3rd floor near Sports Experts entrance)

To pick up your bib or someone else’s bib, you must show the bib number in paper or electronic format. Click here to get the bib number.

T-shirt de participation

When registering, adding the t-shirt is optional. You will have the option of deducting an amount from your invoice or of making a donation to the Scol’ERE scholarship as compensation, if you choose not to take it.

Participation medal

When registering, you will be able to forgo the medal and donate the value of the medal to the Scol’Ere scholarship in order to offset part of the GHG generated by the event.

 

Start time

7:40 a.m.

The starts are in waves of 10 runners every 20 seconds.

Start and finish areas

The new start and finish site of the Staircase Challenge will be at the Parc de l’Esplanade in the heart of Old Quebec for the 2023 edition.

 

Parking

Here are some suggestions for nearby parking:

Place D’Youville
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
965, Place D’Youville

Place Québec
(Indigo Parc Canada Inc.)
880, avenue Honoré-Mercier

Marie-Guyart (édifice G)
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
1050, rue Louis-Alexandre-Taschereau

Hôtel de Ville de Québec
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
10, rue Pierre-Olivier-Chauveau

Stationnement Honere-Mercier/Dauphine
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
79 rue Dauphine

Traffic

During the race, the roads along the course are not closed to vehicle traffic. Police officers will be stationed at major intersections.

Bag check

Participants can choose to leave their personal belongings under a tent, at the start/finish site. Bags must be identified with the detachable strip at the bottom of the bib. Bags can be picked up at the finish area until 12:00 p.m. There is a maximum size limit of 18’’ x 10’’ x 8’’ per bag.

 

In order to minimize the amount of waste generated during the event and to continue our environmentally friendly initiatives, we will now be removing plastic cups at the refreshment points. Please bring your reusable collapsible cup or purchase one at the bib distribution. You can also choose to use a hydration belt or vest.

water GATORADE KRONO
gel*
TOILETS
1 3 K  X  X    X
2 7 K  X  X    X
39,5 K  X  X X  X
4 11 K  X  X    X
5 14 K  X  X    X
6 18 K  X  X  X

Stations 1 and 2: toilet at the top and bottom of the Cap-Blanc stairs available.

*Maple Crono Gel: 100 calories, 24g of carbohydrates, and 140mg of sodium.

 

Money prizes

1st position (M/W) 200$
2nd position (M/W) 100$
3rd position (M/W) 50$

King and Queen of the Cap-Blanc stairs

King  100$
Queen  100$

One male and one female winner will be declared, according to the fastest time on this 13K and 19K Cap-Blanc staircase!

Money prizes must be claimed 30 days after the event.
The organization gives itself the right, within three days of the race, to withdraw a runner’s purse if the results have been falsified.

Recognition for 65 and Over

Our recognition podium for 65 and over aims to applaud the remarkable performances of runners who will place in the top 3 of the following age categories: 65-69 years, 70-74 years, 75-79 years, as well as 80 years and older. They will receive a digital photo in a personalized Je Cours Qc frame to immortalize this great achievement.

Kilometre markers will be placed every three kilometres in ascending distance order.

A post-race snack will also be offered.

There’s a total of 2 200 places available for all races of this event.

BEFORE THE RACE

The new start and finish site of the Staircase Challenge will be at the Parc de l’Esplanade in the heart of Old Quebec for the 2023 edition. The maps of the events are available here.

Bib and t-shirt pickup

Laurier Québec (3rd floor near Sports Experts entrance)

To pick up your bib or someone else’s bib, you must show the bib number in paper or electronic format. Click here to get the bib number.

T-shirt de participation

When registering, adding the t-shirt is optional. You will have the option of deducting an amount from your invoice or of making a donation to the Scol’ERE scholarship as compensation, if you choose not to take it.

Participation medal

When registering, you will be able to forgo the medal and donate the value of the medal to the Scol’Ere scholarship in order to offset part of the GHG generated by the event.

 

Start times

8:10 a.m.

The starts are in waves of 10 runners every 20 seconds.

Start and finish areas

The new start and finish site of the Staircase Challenge will be at the Parc de l’Esplanade in the heart of Old Quebec for the 2023 edition.

 

Parking

Here are some suggestions for nearby parking:

Place D’Youville
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
965, Place D’Youville

Place Québec
(Indigo Parc Canada Inc.)
880, avenue Honoré-Mercier

Marie-Guyart (édifice G)
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
1050, rue Louis-Alexandre-Taschereau

Hôtel de Ville de Québec
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
10, rue Pierre-Olivier-Chauveau

Stationnement Honere-Mercier/Dauphine
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
79 rue Dauphine

Traffic

During the race, the roads along the course are not closed to vehicle traffic. Police officers will be stationed at major intersections.

Bag check

Participants can choose to leave their personal belongings under a tent, at the start/finish site. Bags must be identified with the detachable strip at the bottom of the bib. Bags can be picked up at the finish area until 12:00 p.m. There is a maximum size limit of 18’’ x 10’’ x 8’’ per bag.

In order to minimize the amount of waste generated during the event and to continue our environmentally friendly initiatives, we will now be removing plastic cups at the refreshment points. Please bring your reusable collapsible cup or purchase one at the bib distribution. You can also choose to use a hydration belt or vest.

water GATORADE KRONO
gel*
TOILETS
2 3 K  X  X    X
35,5 K  X  X X  X
4 7,5 K  X  X  X
5 10 K  X  X    X
6 12,5 K  X  X  X

*Maple Crono Gel: 100 calories, 24g of carbohydrates, and 140mg of sodium.

Money prizes

1st position (M/W) 100$
2nd position (M/W) 50$
3rd position (M/W) 25$

King and Queen of the Cap-Blanc stairs

King  100$
Queen  100$

One male and one female winner will be declared, according to the fastest time on this 13K and 19K Cap-Blanc staircase!

Money prizes must be claimed 30 days after the event.
The organization gives itself the right, within three days of the race, to withdraw a runner’s purse if the results have been falsified.

 

Recognition for 65 and Over

Our recognition podium for 65 and over aims to applaud the remarkable performances of runners who will place in the top 3 of the following age categories: 65-69 years, 70-74 years, 75-79 years, as well as 80 years and older. They will receive a digital photo in a personalized Je Cours Qc frame to immortalize this great achievement.

Kilometre markers will be placed every three kilometres in ascending distance order.

A post-race snack will also be offered.

There’s a total of 2 200 places available for all races of this event.

BEFORE THE RACE

The new start and finish site of the Staircase Challenge will be at the Parc de l’Esplanade in the heart of Old Quebec for the 2023 edition. The maps of the events are available here.

Bib and t-shirt pickup

Laurier Québec (3rd floor near Sports Experts entrance)

To pick up your bib or someone else’s bib, you must show the bib number in paper or electronic format. Click here to get the bib number.

T-shirt de participation

When registering, adding the t-shirt is optional. You will have the option of deducting an amount from your invoice or of making a donation to the Scol’ERE scholarship as compensation, if you choose not to take it.

Participation medal

When registering, you will be able to forgo the medal and donate the value of the medal to the Scol’Ere scholarship in order to offset part of the GHG generated by the event.

 

Start times

9:00 a.m.

The starts are in waves of 10 runners every 20 seconds.

Start and finish areas

The new start and finish site of the Fonds de Solidarité FTQ Staircase Challenge will be at the Parc de l’Esplanade in the heart of Old Quebec for the 2022 edition.

Parking

Here are some suggestions for nearby parking:

Place D’Youville
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
965, Place D’Youville

Place Québec
(Indigo Parc Canada Inc.)
880, avenue Honoré-Mercier

Marie-Guyart (édifice G)
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
1050, rue Louis-Alexandre-Taschereau

Hôtel de Ville de Québec
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
10, rue Pierre-Olivier-Chauveau

Stationnement Honere-Mercier/Dauphine
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
79 rue Dauphine

Traffic

During the race, the roads along the course are not closed to vehicle traffic. Police officers will be stationed at major intersections.

Bag check

Participants can choose to leave their personal belongings under a tent, at the start/finish site. Bags must be identified with the detachable strip at the bottom of the bib. Bags can be picked up at the finish area until 12:00 p.m. There is a maximum size limit of 18’’ x 10’’ x 8’’ per bag.

In order to minimize the amount of waste generated during the event and to continue our environmentally friendly initiatives, we will now be removing plastic cups at the refreshment points. Please bring your reusable collapsible cup or purchase one at the bib distribution. You can also choose to use a hydration belt or vest.

WATER GATORADE TOILETS
4 2,5 K  X  X  X
5 5 K  X  X  X
67,5 K  X  X  X

 

Money prizes

Race Category:

1st position (M/W) 100$
2nd position (M/W) 50$
3rd position (M/W) 25$

Walking Category:

1st position (M/W) 100$
2nd position (M/W) 50$
3rd position (M/W) 25$

Money prizes must be claimed 30 days after the event.
The organization gives itself the right, within three days of the race, to withdraw a runner’s purse if the results have been falsified.

Recognition for 65 and Over

Our recognition podium for 65 and over aims to applaud the remarkable performances of runners who will place in the top 3 of the following age categories: 65-69 years, 70-74 years, 75-79 years, as well as 80 years and older. They will receive a digital photo in a personalized Je Cours Qc frame to immortalize this great achievement.

Kilometre markers will be placed every three kilometres in ascending distance order.

 

A post-race snack will also be offered.

There’s a total of 2 200 places available for all races of this event.

BEFORE THE RACE

The new start and finish site of the Staircase Challenge will be at the Parc de l’Esplanade in the heart of Old Quebec for the 2023 edition. The maps of the events are available here.

Bib and t-shirt pickup

Laurier Québec (3rd floor near Sports Experts entrance)

To pick up your bib or someone else’s bib, you must show the bib number in paper or electronic format. Click here to get the bib number.

T-shirt de participation

When registering, adding the t-shirt is optional. You will have the option of deducting an amount from your invoice or of making a donation to the Scol’ERE scholarship as compensation, if you choose not to take it.

Participation medal

When registering, you will be able to forgo the medal and donate the value of the medal to the Scol’Ere scholarship in order to offset part of the GHG generated by the event.

 

Start times

10:00 a.m.

 

Start of the 4km

10:10 a.m.

Start of the 4km walking

The starts are in waves of 10 runners every 20 seconds.

Start and finish areas

The new start and finish site of the Fonds de Solidarité FTQ Staircase Challenge will be at the Parc de l’Esplanade in the heart of Old Quebec for the 2022 edition.

Parking

Here are some suggestions for nearby parking:

Place D’Youville
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
965, Place D’Youville

Place Québec
(Indigo Parc Canada Inc.)
880, avenue Honoré-Mercier

Marie-Guyart (édifice G)
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
1050, rue Louis-Alexandre-Taschereau

Hôtel de Ville de Québec
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
10, rue Pierre-Olivier-Chauveau

Stationnement Honere-Mercier/Dauphine
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
79 rue Dauphine

Traffic

During the race, the roads along the course are not closed to vehicle traffic. Police officers will be stationed at major intersections.

Bag check

Participants can choose to leave their personal belongings under a tent, at the start/finish site. Bags must be identified with the detachable strip at the bottom of the bib. Bags can be picked up at the finish area until 12:00 p.m. There is a maximum size limit of 18’’ x 10’’ x 8’’ per bag.

In order to minimize the amount of waste generated during the event and to continue our environmentally friendly initiatives, we will now be removing plastic cups at the refreshment points. Please bring your reusable collapsible cup or purchase one at the bib distribution. You can also choose to use a hydration belt or vest.

WATER GATORADE TOILETs
4 2,5 km  X  X  X

 

Money prizes

Race Category:

1st position (M/W) 80$
2nd position (M/W) 40$
3rd position (M/W) 20$

Walking Category:

1st position (M/W) 80$
2nd position (M/W) 40$
3rd position (M/W) 20$

Money prizes must be claimed 30 days after the event.
The organization gives itself the right, within three days of the race, to withdraw a runner’s purse if the results have been falsified.

Recognition for 65 and Over

Our recognition podium for 65 and over aims to applaud the remarkable performances of runners who will place in the top 3 of the following age categories: 65-69 years, 70-74 years, 75-79 years, as well as 80 years and older. They will receive a digital photo in a personalized Je Cours Qc frame to immortalize this great achievement.

Kilometre markers will be placed every three kilometres in ascending distance order.

A post-race snack will also be offered.

There’s a total of 2 200 places available for all races of this event.

BEFORE THE RACE

The new start and finish site of the Staircase Challenge will be at the Parc de l’Esplanade in the heart of Old Quebec for the 2023 edition. The maps of the events are available here.

Bib and t-shirt pickup

Laurier Québec (3rd floor near Sports Experts entrance)

To pick up your bib or someone else’s bib, you must show the bib number in paper or electronic format. Click here to get the bib number.

T-shirt de participation

When registering, adding the t-shirt is optional. You will have the option of deducting an amount from your invoice or of making a donation to the Scol’ERE scholarship as compensation, if you choose not to take it.

Participation medal

When registering, you will be able to forgo the medal and donate the value of the medal to the Scol’Ere scholarship in order to offset part of the GHG generated by the event.

Start times

11:00 a.m.


Start and finish areas

The new start and finish site of the Fonds de Solidarité FTQ Staircase Challenge will be at the Parc de l’Esplanade in the heart of Old Quebec for the 2022 edition.

Accompanying person

One adult per registered child is authorized to accompany their child free of charge on the various Kids races.

Parking

Here are some suggestions for nearby parking:

Place D’Youville
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
965, Place D’Youville

Place Québec
(Indigo Parc Canada Inc.)
880, avenue Honoré-Mercier

Marie-Guyart (édifice G)
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
1050, rue Louis-Alexandre-Taschereau

Hôtel de Ville de Québec
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
10, rue Pierre-Olivier-Chauveau

Stationnement Honere-Mercier/Dauphine
(Société Parc-Auto du Québec)
79 rue Dauphine

Bag check

Participants can choose to leave their personal belongings under a tent, at the start/finish site. Bags must be identified with the detachable strip at the bottom of the bib. Bags can be picked up at the finish area until 12:00 p.m. There is a maximum size limit of 18’’ x 10’’ x 8’’ per bag.

Gifts

1st position (Boy/Girl) Sports Experts Gift
2nd position (Boy/Girl) Sports Experts Gift
3rd position (Boy/Girl) Sports Experts Gift

 

There’s a total of 2 200 places available for all races of this event.

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