5 km
Trail Race
125 m D+

5 km trail uthc harricana ultra charlevoix canada

A new 100% trail race on Mont Grand-Fonds

A technical course all on trails follows the snowshoe paths in the Mont Grand-Fonds ski area. An invitation to push your limits!

It’s the perfect introduction to trail running!

This race has two start times: one for ages 17 and under and another for 18 and over!

Start Sunday 10:00 and 10:45 AM
Distance 5 km

Details of the race


Cut-off time

StagesStationsNext aid stationFirst athlete
(pace: 4 min 15 per km)
Estimated time of passage
Last athlete
(pace: 12 min per km)
Estimated time of passage
StartMont Grand-Fonds7 km (125 D+ / 125 D-)10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
ArrivalMont Grand-Fonds10:21 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Total21 mins1:00
Starting waves
  • 10:00 : Start of the race (17 years old and less)*
  • 10:45 : Start of the race (18 years old and more)

* Adults (ages 18 and over) can run with their children in the 17 and under start, but they are not eligible for the podium finishes in this age category

For each start, there will a be a first “open” start for athletes who are competing for early finishes, followed by waves of 25 runners every 2 minutes

Athlete's Guide

Note that we will no longer provide the Athlete’s Guide in PDF format as of 2023.

All the information you need to prepare for the event can all be found on this web page. You will also receive a newsletter about six weeks before the event with the important points that you will need to know so you will be properly prepared for your event.

If you are not receiving our newsletters, contact us to update your email address.

Rules ans Terms
  • Adults (ages 18 and over) can run with their children in the 17 and under start, but they are not eligible for the podium finishes of this age category;
  • 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 in the appropriate bins at the aid stations
  • Poles and headphones are not allowed

Read the Terms and Conditions

Frequently Asked Questions

Read our FAQ webpage to find all the answers to your questions

Go to the FAQ page

Onsite Services

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.

See at the menu here

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Nutrition partner

Näak is now the official and exclusive nutrition partner of Ultra-Trail Harricana of Canada until 2024. Find all its nutrition and hydration products at all the aid stations.

Get Näak’s nutrition plans to get ready for your race and enjoy many other surprises.

Save 15% off your orders with the code UTHC2023.

Visit their website


Charlevoix’s climate can be cold and humid in September as the temperatures drop in fall. Freezing rain or snow may fall.

Seasonal averages:

  • Minimum: 3°C
  • Maximum: 15°C
  • Sunrise: 5:15 a.m.
  • Sunset: 6:08 p.m.
Registration includes

Your registration includes all the products and services listed HERE

Bib and Timing

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

If you accompany your child on a short distance race (when permitted), you must remove your bib.

Timing is managed by Sportstats.


Catch up on episodes of UTHC TV and learn more about the event, our athletes and our special guests.

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Accommodation Suggestions

Here is a list of suggested nearby hotels and accommodations. 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 about who’s running or want to confirm that your name is indeed on the list? Read the list of all the participants running in the Ultra-Trail Harricana of Canada™ HERE

Course Records

Curious about the course records set at the Ultra-Trail Harricana of Canada™? HERE