Descente Royale

Run Quebec City Series

Useful information

Useful information

Gathering Site

The morning of the race, at 6 am, participants are invited to the Marcel-Bédard Sports Centre from where they will be transported to the starting sites of the 5K and 10K Races.

The finish line is the same for all the events: on des Chutes Boulevard, close to the Sports Centre. It is also where the Post Race Lunch is located.

How to get to the Marcel-Bédard Sport Center

The Sports Centre is located at 655, Des Chutes Boulevard, in Beauport.
GPS: Nord / North 46° 51.45′    Ouest / West 71° 11.30′

Have a look at the map below to see the location.

Transportation to the Start Lines

The morning of the race, between 6 am and 7 am for the participants of the Oasis 10K Race and between 6:30 am and 7 am for the participants of the 5K Race, from the Marcel-Bédard Sports Centre, free buses will transport participants to their respective starting line. All participants must have their bib to enter in the shuttle.
Participants to the Tanguay Kids Run do not need transportation since their starting line is next to the Sports Centre.

It is not mandatory to take the shuttle. Participants who have their bib can go directly to their respective starting site; however, no shuttle will return to these sites.

Buses will leave as soon as they are full.

Starting Sites

Oasis 10K Race

The start of the Oasis 10K Race is on Saphirs Street, at the corner of Trudelle Boulevard. Toilets and water will be available.

5K Race

The start of the 5K Race is on Royale Avenue, near Rapides Street. Toilets and water will be available.

Tanguay Kids Run

The start of the Tanguay’s Kids Run is on du Collège Street, between Lussier street and Georges-Galarneau street, next to the Marcel-Bédard Sports Centre.


There is lots of parking around the Marcel-Bédard Sports Centre. In the evening and on weekends, it is possible to park for free in many of the streets surrounding the area. However, make sure to look for the parking information on each side of the streets.

Bag Check

Bag Check

On every starting sites Purolator trucks will be available for participants to leave their personal belongings in a small bag. This bag must be clearly identified using the coupon given with your bib number. You can pick-up your bag at the finish area until 12 pm.


For a faster service, bags cannot exceed the following dimension: 18’’ x 10’’ x 8’’. Also, bags must be closed so they don’t empty out.


Showers will not be available.


The average temperature for this time of the year is 17°C (62.5°F).

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