10 km
220 m D+

10 km trail uthc harricana ultra charlevoix canada

The ideal trail running event for beginners

The start of this loop is at Mount Grand-Fonds where it embarks on cross-country ski trails before reaching Chez Jules’ refuge, then following the Orignac trail to the meandering Comporté river.

This is a rugged course with a wide variety of technical and challenging trails over a short distance – there’s hardly time for a break! It is an ideal race for beginners and all trail lovers.

Start Sunday 9:00 AM
Distance 10 km
Elevation 220 m D+
Cut-off time 2h
Stations 1
Course Loop

Details of the race


Cut-off time

Stages Stations Next aid stationFirst athlete
(page: 4 min 30 per km)
Estimated time of passage
Last athlete
(pace: 12 min 30 per km)
Estimated time of passage
StartMont Grand-Fonds5 km9:00 am9:30 am
5 kmComporté5 km9:22 am10:32 am
ArrivalMont Grand-Fonds9:45 am11:35 am
Total45 min2:05
Athlete's Guide

Note that we will no longer have an Athlete’s Guide in PDF format from 2023.

You will find on this web page all the information you need to prepare for the event. You will also receive a newsletter about 6 weeks before the event with the important points that we would like to bring to your attention to prepare you well for your event.

If you do not receive our newsletters, contact us to verify your email address.


Charlevoix’s climate is cold and humid in September.

Furthermore, temperatures and precipitations can be extremely cold in the fall. It is therefore important to be vigilant to the risks of hypothermia.

  • Seasonal averages:
  • Minimum 3°C
  • Maximum 15°C
  • Sunrise: 5:15 am
  • Sunset: 6:08 pm
Terms and Rules
  • Ensure your bib is worn on the front of the body and is visible at all times;
  • Always remain on the marked trail;
  • Always pick up your trash and dispose of it at the appropriate areas of the aid stations;
  • Poles are not allowed for distances of 28 km and under.

Read the Terms and Conditions

Mandatory and suggested equipment

You will find the list of mandatory material HERE

Menu of the Aid stations

All details concerning the menu offered at the different aid stations are shared HERE

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Nutrition Partner
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Services on the main site

After the race, athletes will be offered a free gourmet meal featuring organic food from the Charlevoix region. A vegetarian meal will also be available.

Runners will also be offered an excellent beer from the Microbrasserie Charlevoix.

Find the Menu here

Free Training Programs

10 km trail program

Prerequisites strongly suggested to participate in this event : 

  • I have run at least at least once a week this past month
  • I have never completed a trail race
  • I am able to continuously run for at least 30 minutes

In cooperation with high-level athletes with coaching experience, Ultra-Trail Harricana of Canada™ offers many programs tailored to the course, distance and experience level of participants.  

Discover new training programs HERE

Bib and Timing

Timing chips will be stuck to the bib. Your bib must be worn on the front of the body, always visible and on top of the outermost layer of clothing.

If you choose to accompany your child on the short distances (when permitted), you must remove your bib (if applicable) to do so.

Timing is done by Sportstats.

Registration includes

Your registration includes all the products and services listed HERE

Frequently Asked Questions

Read our FAQ webpage to find many answers to your questions

Go to the FAQ page


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UTHC Blog Posts

UTHC is the talk of the town (virtually!). Many people have shared their race preparation and experiences. Read their stories to help you get prepared for your own event and to get a better idea of what to expect.

Visit the blog posts page

Accommodation Suggestions

For a list of suggested nearby hotels and accommodation, visit this page (Please reserve early as the options are limited in the region).

Getting to the Event

To learn more about how to get to the event visit this page

List of participants

Are you curious or want to confirm that your name is indeed on the participant list? Discover all the participants running in the Ultra-Trail Harricana of Canada™ HERE

Course Records

Curious about the course records for the Harricana Ultra-Trail of Canada™ HERE