20 km
740 m D+

20 km trail uthc harricana ultra charlevoix canada

New all-trail, technical course is ideal for both new and seasoned trail runners

The new 20 km race on Mont Grand-Fonds’ snowshoeing and ski trails mixes up singletrack, wider moss-covered paths, and a few short hill sections, making it both accessible and surprising!

Give into temptation!

Start Sunday 9:30 AM
Distance 20,1 km
Elevation 740 D+
Cut-off time 4h
Stations 2
Course Loop

Details of the race

Pace chart


Cut-off time

StagesStationsProchain ravitoFirst athlete
(page: 4 min 20 per km)
Estimated time of passage
Last athlete
(pace: 12 min per km)
Estimated time of passage
StartMont Grand-Fonds8 km (410 D+ / 340 D-)9:30 am10:00 am
8 kmDe Comporté Aid Station5 km (115 D+ / 130 D-)10:04 am11:40 am
13 kmSPLIT Näak Aid Station7 km (215 D+ / 270 D-)10:26 am12:40 pm
ArrivalMont Grand-Fonds10:56 am2:00 pm
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.

Minimum Age

To participate in the 20-km race, runners aged 14 and under must receive parental authorization to participate and must be accompanied by an adult who remains within 10 metres of the child throughout the entire race or both Athletes will be disqualified.

Rules and Regulations

If an athlete does not abide by the rules and regulations of the UTHC, he could receive a warning, a time penalty or be disqualified. You can consult the complete official rules and regulations of the UTHC at harricana.info. The following is a summary of the applicable rules.

  • Ensure your bib is worn on the front of the body and is visible at all times.
  • Always remain on the marked trail.
  • Pacers are not allowed.
  • Always pick up your trash and dispose of it at the appropriate areas of the aid stations.
  • Poles are not permitted for distances of 28 km and under.
  • Mandatory equipment must be worn or carried at all times.

Terms and Conditions

Mandatory and suggested equipment

You will find the list of mandatory material HERE

Aid Station Menus

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

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. 

Find the Menu here

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

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Nutrition Partner
Näak is now the official and exclusive nutrition partner of Ultra-Trail Harricana du Canada until 2024. Find all our nutrition and hydration products at all the aid stations. From nutrition plans to prepare your race to Näak segments, many surprises await you.
Save 15% off your orders with the code UTHC2023.
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.

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

Free Training Programs

Prerequisites strongly suggested to participate in this event : 

  • I have run at least at least once a week in the last month
  • I have already completed a trail race of 8 km or more
  • I am able to continuously run for at least 1 hour and

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


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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