SSQ Quebec City Marathon – Lévis / Québec

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Useful Information

Useful Information

Categories & Money prizes


Categories are based on the runner’s age as of December 31st, 2016. A runner must be at least 18 years old on Marathon day to participate in the main event (42.2K).

Tanguay Kids Run (5K) is limited to ages 5 to 14 years old.


  • General Ranking
  • 18 to 29 years old
  • 30 to 39 years old
  • 40 to 49 years old
  • 50 to 59 years old
  • 60 to 69 years old
  • 70 years and older

    21.1K & Oasis 10K

  • General Ranking
  • 10 to 19 years old
  • 20 to 29 years old
  • 30 to 39 years old
  • 40 to 49 years old
  • 50 to 59 years old
  • 60 to 69 years old
  • 70 years and older

   Tanguay Kids Run

  • General Ranking
  • 5 to 6 years old
  • 7 to 8 years old
  • 9 to 10 years old
  • 11 to 12 years old
  • 13 to 14 years old

Money prizes

Prizes are the same for men and women.


1st position

2nd position

3rd position

Épreuves :Marathon

1er position :$2,000

2e position :$1,000

3e position:$500

Épreuves :21.1K

1er position :$1,000

2e position :$500

3e position:$250

Épreuves :Oasis 10K

1st position :$500

2nd position :$250

3rd position:$125

Épreuves :Tanguay Kids Run

1st position :$50

2nd position :$25

3rd position:$10

Additional money prizes for the Marathon event!

The winner of the Marathon event (42.2K) will be awarded additional prize money if its time is below to:


under 2 : 20
under 2 : 17
under 2 : 14



under 2 : 35
under 2 : 32
under 2 : 29


These prizes are not cumulative.

First position of each age category

The first of each age group wins a free registration for the 2017 SSQ Quebec City Marathon, except for the children categories.

This free registration may not be transferred to another person, to another event or to another year.

To receive this free registration, call the office at 418-694-4442.

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T-Shirt, Medals & Certificates


A technical T-Shirt will be given to all participants, except those of the SSQ Star Race, which will receive a Led Cap.

CLICK HERE to see the Size Chart in a PDF format.


All participants will receive a medal for completing the race in which they registered for.


The certificates will available for free from the Marathon Photos website.

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The MyLap Bibtag system from Sportstats will be used. With this system, there is no need to attach the timing device to a shoe.

The timing tag is in the back of the bib.

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Vehicules Traffic

This weekend, during the events, streets taken by participants will be closed to traffic.

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Boston Qualifier

The times obtained in the SSQ Quebec City Marathon are accepted as qualifying times for the Boston Marathon.

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The average temperature for this time of the year is 16 °C (60 °F) in the morning and 20 °C (68 °F) in the afternoon.

CLICK HERE to see the hourly statistics the day of the marathon.

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Useful Links


    Quebec City Tourism Office
    Official tourist site of the Government of Quebec
    Tourisme Lévis
    Tourisme Chaudière-Appalaches


    Quebec City Aiport
    Via Rail Canada
    Orléans Express (Bus station)

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