The Santa Claus Race

The Course des Pères Noël is back for a 3rd edition!

On December 17th, put on your Santa Claus outfits and join a delightful activity that will bring joy during a recreational and accessible race! The approximately 6 km trail will wind through the enchanting streets of Quartier Petit Champlain and Old Quebec.


New this year: children can also participate in the Course des Lutins, which will take place on December 17th as well, earlier in the morning.

  • Sunday, December 17, 2023
  • Starting from Faux mouvement (70, boul. Champlain)
  • Distance: 1.2 km (children) - 6 km (adults)
  • Donations: $30 per adult - Free for children - Group rates available
  • All DONATIONS collected will be given to the Petits Bonheurs d'École Foundation.

Schedule for the day:

  • - 10 am : Start of the Course des Lutins (children)
  • - 10:30 am : Prize ceremony (children) - a fudge in the shape of an elf offered graciously by the Fudgerie.
  • - 11 am : Course des Pères Noël (adults)
  • - 12 pm : End of the Course des Pères Noël
Join over 200 Santa Clauses on December 17!
Reserve here



Photo credit: Jeane Beaumont-Lapointe

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