Témiscamingue is a resource region characterized by its vast expanses of forest, farmlands, numerous lakes and rivers, diverse fauna, and the quality of its landscapes. The forestry industry, agriculture, vacation resorts, and nature-based recreational tourism activities have flourished thanks to the region’s rich natural resources. The territory is a true paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and lovers of wide-open spaces!
In teams of two, participants will have three days to navigate by map and compass a course of more than 160 km while kayaking, biking, trekking, adventure swimming, and completing rope challenges!
The Raid international Témiscamingue will begin on Friday afternoon with a Youth Raid. The 50 young teams will be accompanied by the 50 adults to start the race.
The race will be supplemented by a variety of events, beginning with a grand opening ceremony on Thursday evening and ending with a festive banquet on Sunday. Four days of activities for an exceptional Témiscamienne experience. This event will be held in the heart of the Anishinaabe territory, making it a showcase for Indigenous culture thanks to a close partnership with local First Nations communities.
The Raid International Témiscamingue is a 150-km race in the wilderness that combines swimming, mountain biking, running, canoeing and, of course, other surprise rope activities. Navigation is by map and compass only!
Race or trek across a mix of on-trail and off-trail sections using a compass to guide you!
Competency with a map and compass is essential for a successful Raid Témiscamingue!
Mountain biking offers access to the best panoramic views of the region, as long as you’re ready and willing to carry the bike on your shoulders!
Canoeing is a traditional and typically Canadian activity that is an absolute must for Endurance Aventure raids.
Témiscamingue is home to navigable lakes and rivers that seem to stretch forever…
That’s right, at Endurance Aventure, we like to get wet! Swimming, regardless of the water temperature, will be a key part of the Raid Témiscamingue!
Participants will be amazed by the spectacular views—sometimes high, sometimes wide—as they tackle the rope challenges!
The Raid jeunesse gives young people from Temiscamingue a unique sporting experience in their region. The 50 teams of two youth aged 13 to 17 will need to show resilience and push past their limits! The event will be promoted in schools by a campaign that includes a tour of classrooms to encourage involvement as an athlete or volunteer, and to highlight the value of the event. healthy lifestyle habits. In addition to being encouraged and prepared to take part in the race, young people will be involved in all aspects of Raid programming as athletes, volunteers or supporters . Volunteers can be involved in TV production, animation, photography and race logistics.
Registration closes January 15, 2024
The selection of the 25 teams will be announced in mid-January 2024.
Participants who reside in Témiscamingue get a 50% discount. Contact Endurance Aventure for details. Discounted places are limited to 3 teams.
“The Raid Témiscamingue is a collective project organized by the Société de développement du Témiscamingue and the MRC du Témiscamingue in collaboration with the Endurance Aventure team. The project already brings together some twenty partners who work together to make it an exceptional and inclusive event in the Temiscamingue region.
Contact us to join us as a partner in this daring race through exceptional territory!
Finally, what links all the links in this great project is, of course, passion! Passion for sports, for the outdoors, for adventure and strong emotions.
We need volunteers to ensure the success of this major event:
Raid Témiscamingue coordinator
819 629-3355 ext. 111
Cell. : 819 629-8526
Yes, each team must have at least one assistant with a vehicle to transport equipment between transitions.
Yes, it’s strongly recommended, not to mention much more pleasant for the assistant!
Is the canoe provided by the organization?
You will receive the maps and roadbooks at the same time as your race number at registration.
No, only regular watches are accepted as GPS devices are not allowed.
No, GPS is not allowed.
The assistant prepares the race equipment and transports it between transitions (canoe, bikes, etc.). They can give advice on race strategies.
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