Discovery day and preparation of your Pentathlon des neiges presented by MEC

Tuesday, 21 January, 2020


When: February 1, 2020 (see schedule below)

Where: Mérici Collégial private

Who: For everyone! Registered and non-registered, team, solo or tandem.

What: Tips, "Pentathlon 101", equipment demo and training session

Cost: Free


Services offered during this day

Tips and training: Experts from MEC, United for Sport and the Pentathlon des neiges will be there to offer you advice, supervise equipment tests and training.

Equipment demo: Nordic blades (with boots), Salomon running shoes and Atlas snowshoes will be available, but in limited quantities.

"Pentathlon 101": New to Pentathlon? The experts present will show you how the Pentathlon takes place and answer your questions in order to optimize your experience.

Refueling: Refueling will be offered to all participants throughout the morning at Mérici collégial privé.


Important information:

  • Arrive early if you wish to reserve some equipment. First come, first served!
  • We highly recommend wearing a helmet for skating and cycling, don't forget to bring your own!



From 8:15 a.m .: Welcome

8:45 a.m.: Greetings

9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.: Skating and running training

10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.: Classic cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and cycling training

11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.: Cross-country skiing, skating, snowshoeing and cycling

11.50 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.: Beverages and free discussions with experts from MEC, Unis pour le sport and the Pentathlon des neiges


The schedule is subject to change depending on the weather forecast. Confirm your presence on the Facebook event.

Bring your sports equipment and your clothes for training!