F.A.Q of la foulée

The information provided evolves over time to better respond to you… If some questions remain without sans answer, contact us by email at lafouléedesparcs@gmail.com

REGISTRATION
How can I register for the race?

There is one way to register for La foulée des parcs: online on the event website, by clicking on the REGISTRATION tab.

Is it possible to register on the day of the event?

You will be able to register on the day of the event but be aware that you may not be able to register. Races could be full. In 2019 same-day registrations weren’t allowing to receive a chip to time your performance. Please register online before, it’s the ideal choice!

Is it possible to cancel my registration?

It is not possible to cancel your registration and get a refund.

Is it possible to modify my registration Is it possible to modify my registration?

Once you are registered and paid online, you will not be able to modify it. However, if you wish to register for another race than the one you registered for, please contact our team (fouleedesparcs@gmail.com) indicating the names and references of your registration so that we can proceed. to changes.

Can I register for more than one race?

You can participate in more than one race. Follow the instructions on the registration site directly.

Are there discounts on registration prices?

Beyond 3 people registered at the same address, a 20% discount is granted. Note that this discount is not applicable to the Défi-famille-amis. You will also get a 20% discount if you participate in more than 3 races.

What are the routes?

For this 2022 edition, the routes are as follows:

ACCESS & PARKING
How to circulate in the neighborhood during the event ?

You can read the notice published by the Town ICI (in french) or download the notice HERE.

How to get to the event?

It will not be possible to drive to Parc Outremont (which is where the races start and finish, in addition to being the meeting place for the event). Also, we encourage you to favor cycling and public transport. The Outremont metro station is located a 5-minute walk from Outremont Park. The area is accessible by bus and the lines 129, 535, 80, 46 and 51.

What time should we plan to arrive?

250 walkers will be accepted for the “osez agir” seniors’ walk.

Where will it be possible to park your car?

Ideally, come on foot, by bike or by public transport! Several streets will be closed for the event. However, the following parking lots will be accessible: Rue Edward-Charles (north of Laurier), Avenue de l’Épée (south of Van Horne), Avenue Querbes (south of Van Horne), Avenue Bloomfield (north of Van Horne ). The rest of the parking areas are affected by the street closures. You can also park along the streets (take care to read the parking signs). See link on register page.

ON-SITE SUPPORT & SERVICES
Where are the toilets located?

You will find restrooms in two locations in Outremont Park.

Will there be a place to change?

No, there is no changing room.

Will there be a water supply on the course?

Water will be offered to participants at the snack kiosk, located at Parc Outremont. There will also be water distribution for the 5 km and 10 km.

Will a snack be offered?

Yes. Each walker will be entitled to a snack, after the walk, at the snack kiosk, located at Parc Outremont.

Is there a place for personal effects?

You can leave your personal belongings (maximum of one bag per participant) in a place provided for this purpose in Outremont Park, next to the registration tent. Do not leave any valuables behind, as the safety of goods left behind cannot be guaranteed. La Foulée des Parcs and Outremont en famille disclaim all liability in the event of loss, theft or breakage.

Will there be a water supply on the course?

No. Water will be offered to walkers, after the walk, at the snack kiosk, located in Parc Outremont.

Is entertainment provided for children?

Entertainment will be provided for children. In addition, young people can enjoy the playground at Parc Outremont.

RACE & COURSE
Is there a babysitting service?

No babysitting service is offered. Children are therefore under the responsibility of the adult accompanying them for the duration of the event.

What time should we plan to arrive?

If you have already picked up your bib and jersey, it is strongly recommended that you arrive at Outremont Park at least thirty minutes before the start of your race. If you have not already picked up your bib and jersey, it is recommended that you go to the “Registration” tent on the Outremont Park site at least 1 hour before your departure. Please see the REGISTRATION tab for more information. Each runner must be at the starting line of his race at least 10 minutes before the official start time. All departures are on Outremont Avenue, between St-Viateur and Elmwood avenues, except for the Défi Famille-Amis departure which takes place at the corner of Elmwood-Querbes.

Is the race recognized?

The race is sanctioned by the Quebec Athletics Federation.

Is there a maximum number of participants per race?

500 runners are accepted for the regular 5 km race (i.e. without strollers) and the 10 km race. 500 runners are accepted for the 1 km and 2 km (with AND without strollers). As for the Family Challenge, 240 runners are accepted (60 teams of 4 people).

Are the kilometers clearly marked on all routes?

On all routes, markers indicate the number of kilometers covered. You will therefore know exactly how many kilometers you have left to run before the finish.

DÉFI FAMILLE & FAMILLES WITH CHILDREN
What is the Family-Friends Challenge?

It is a 4 X 500 m relay race, involving members of the same family or a group of friends.

Who can participate in this race?

The race is for runners ages 5 and up. However, it is possible to register a younger child if the latter has already run a distance of 500 m without accompaniment.

Can I run the Friends-Family-Challenge with a stroller?

It is not allowed to participate in the Family-Friends Challenge with a stroller, for safety reasons.

What should I consider before registering my child for the Family-Friends Challenge?

The most important criterion is that the child has already run a distance of 500 m alone (without the accompaniment of an adult).

Can I accompany my child during the race?

It is not allowed to accompany a child, for reasons of safety and space.

At what age is an adult considered for this race?

From 18 years old

Does every member have to wear a chip?

Yes. There is one chip per team and it is passed from rider to rider of the same team (chip exchanges are done in the transition area).

How is the safety of children ensured during their run?

A large number of volunteers will be on and around the course to ensure the safety of the runners.

In the event of a large family, can 2 children run a relay together?

There cannot be more than 4 riders in total in each team.

If my child is too tired to continue, how will he find me?

Volunteers will accompany him to the starting point of the race.

If someone on my team can't show up on race day, can I replace them with someone else?

Yes, it is a race for everyone to enjoy.

If one person from my team can't show up on race day, can the other three people still run?

No, ideally, a fourth person will have to be found.

MARCHE DES AÎNÉES « osez agir » (seniors walk)
Is there a maximum number of participants for the “osez agir” seniors' walk?

250 walkers will be accepted for the “osez agir” seniors’ walk.

How do I register for the “dare to act” seniors’ walk?

To accommodate people who wish to register specifically for this race and who do not have internet access, it is possible to pay by credit card, check or cash. Proof of registration will be given to them.

To proceed, go to Centre Communautaire intergénérationnel, 999 Avenue McEachran, Outremont QC H2V 3E6. The offices are open from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For any question: (438) 409-0283.