Staircase Challenge

Run Quebec City Series

General Information

General Information

You are again invited to this unique event. In this 19, or so, kilometers course, participants will take all the staircases that connect the Upper and the Lower town of Quebec City, alternately going up and down about 30 staircases for a total of more than 3 000 stairs.

A 13, or so, kilometers course is also offered.


For the Super Challenge there are 3 competitions in 1:

  • The best performance
  • The best climber (men & women)
  • The best sprinter (men & women)

2014 Program

Friday, June 13th Registration & Packet Pick-up 11 am to 8:30 pm Running Room
Saturday, June 14th Registration & Packet Pick-up 10 am to 4:30 pm Running Room
Sunday, June 15th Registration & Packet Pick-up 6:30 am to 7:30 am Starting Site: Bois de Coulonge CASH ONLY
Super Challenge (19K) 8 am Run & Walk
Oasis Challenge (13K) 8 am Run & Walk
After Race Meal 8:45 am
Prize Ceremony 11 am

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Post Race Brunch

Starting at 8:45 am, a meal will be served to all participants.

On the menu:

Croissant with eggs and ham, cheese, fruits, muffin, coffee and more!


Parc du Bois-de-Coulonge, near the markee.

Date & Time:

Sunday, June 16th, 8:45 am

Admission fee:

Free for participants.
$15 for friends and family.
Cards are on sale at the Quebec City Staircase Challenge office.
A very limited number of cards will also be on sale at the entrance.

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T-Shirts & Medals

All participants will get a free Quebec City Staircase Challenge T-shirt.


CLICK HERE to see the sizing chart.

A medal will be given to all finishers.

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Start and Finish site Location

The morning of the race, at 6:30 am, participants are invited to the Bois de Coulonge Park, behind the main building. It is where the start and finish line is. The Post Race Brunch will be served near the marquee.

1215, Grande-Allée Ouest.

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Number of participants

The number of participants is limited to 2,400 overall.

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Upcoming edition of the Quebec City Staircase Challenge

Here is the upcoming edition :

  • 2014, June 15th

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Organizing committee

Permanent team

  • Denis Therrien, President, General Manager
  • Johanne Caron, Assistant General Manager
  • Lucie Chouinard, Logistic Coordinator
  • Josée Leclerc, Administrative Assistant
  • Claude Lussier, Partnerships
  • Isabelle Therrien, Event Director
  • Melissa Roux, Communications
Members of the committee

Réjean Beaudet
Julie Bédard
Sophie Bégin
Jean-Guy Bordeleau
Mageline Bouchard
Martin Carette
René Drolet
Mario Fortin
Dorice Gagnon
Patrick Gosselin

Martin Laflamme
Suzanne Lafleur
Gaétan Leclerc
Éric Lemelin
Solange Marois
Alexandre Matte
Jean-Charles Ouellet
Luc Montminy
Vicky Pageau
Frédéric Pichette

Line Pineault
Linda St-Hilaire
Pascale St-Pierre
Christian Talbot
Annie Therrien
Bernard Therrien
Isabelle Therrien
François Therrien
Michel Therrien

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