Solo and tandem - short and long distance

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Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 9:00am
Solo and tandem - long distance
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 9:30am
Solo and tandem - short distance

Défis courte et longue distance solo et tandem - Pentathlon des neiges

Short Distance Challenge - solo and tandem

Hundreds of athletes will battle for the different titles in this popular short distance challenge. Two race starts, a show you must not miss! 

The short distance challenge is about 25 km. A maximum of 3 hours is allowed to complete the course. Will you meet the challenge?

You may also participate in the team event of the Short Distance Challenge.


Long Distance Challenge - solo and tandem

In the Long Distance Challenge - Solo and Tandem, you need to manage your effort over a distance of almost 40 km. This challenge open to everyone is where "weekend warriors" and "elites" meet on the same start line. The winners will complete the pentathlon in a little less than 2 hours, but all participants must cross the finish line within the 4-hour time limit. A total of $3,200 will be awarded in prize money.

You may also participate in the team event of the Long Distance Challenge.

An exciting challenge to take on and to watch!

Regular rates


Up to
November 20

Up to
January 15

Up to
February 6

Solo Junior $45 $55 $65
Solo $89 $99 $109
Tandem Junior $90 $105 $120
Tandem $140 $160 $180

Special offer

Register to many different events and save up to 15% on all the chosen events:

  • 2 events: 5%
  • 3 events: 10%
  • 4 or more events: 15%  

Check the complete list of competitions and the rates

Please note that the following items are excluded:

  • Corporate challenge
  • Corporate name fee
  • MS1 registration fee

About the registration fee:

  • Taxes and Triathlon Québec sanctioning fees are included;
  • MS1 registration fees will be added at time of payment;
  • Registration closes on February 6.

Your registration includes:

  • Your race entry fee including feed zone during the race;
  • A souvenir gift for each participant;
  • A post-race lunch;
  • Medals for the top three in each age category;
  • A chance to win bursaries;
  • Exceptional rates for rooms at the Hôtel Château Laurier Québec during the Pentathlon. 

Corporate visibility

Take advantage of your participation at the Pentathlon to give your company, organization or sponsor great visibility. Find out more about this offer before you register for the Pentathlon challenge. 


Women 16-19 (junior) Men 16-19 (junior)
Women 20-29 Men 20-29
Women 30-39 Men 30-39
Women 40-49 Men 40-49
Women 50-59 Men 50-59
Women 60-69 Men 60-69
Women 70 or + Men 70 or +


Junior: Total age of the tandem members is under 40
Senior: Total age of the tandem members is over 80
Veteran: Total age of the tandem members is over 100


Note: Each tandem member must complete a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 disciplines.


  • Age is determined on December 31st of the year of the competition.

Short distance
Bike 3 9.6 km
Run 2 3.2 km
Ski 2 6.6 km
Skate 12 4.4 km
Snowshoe 2 3.6 km
Total   27.4 km



LONG distance
Bike 4 13.1 km
Run 3 5.3 km
Ski 3 9.8 km
Skate 20 7.3 km
Snowshoe 3 5.2 km
Total   40.7 km


* Round off to the tenth of a km.


Long Distance Challenge

A total of $5 600 in bursaries is offered in the different formats of the long distance challenge, including $3 200 specifically to solos and tandems. Winners must be present at the medals ceremony to receive their bursary.

All bursaries will be given by transfer via PayPal, no check will be issued.

The other challenges of the Pentathlon do not offer the possibility of winning bursaries, except the Long distance challenge - Team Elite.


  Men - Overall Women - Overall
1st $300 $300
2nd $250 $250
3rd $180 $180
4th $150 $150
5th $120 $120




Every other categories - Overall

1st $180 $180
2nd $150 $150
3rd $110 $110
4th $90 $90
5th $70 $70