The 2019 edition of the Coureurs des Bois Challenge is launched!

PRESS RELEASE | 01.07.2019


Rockland, Ontario – July 1st 2019 – The Coureurs des bois Challenge is proud to launch its next edition, to be held on September 21, 2019 in the Lavigne Natural Park in Bourget, Ontario.

Guy Desjardins, Mayor of Clarence-Rockland confirmed his support to this unifying project and raised its importance in the community. Chantal Lalonde, President of the Challenge, presented the novelties for the 2019 edition, including the redesigned courses, a longer elite course and the growing number of obstacles that will please participants.

“Like the coureurs de bois, our great team of volunteers is embarking on an adventure each year to organize a unique, unifying and always exciting activity.” says Chantal Lalonde. “For our part, we are proud to raise funds that will support projects in the region and thus contribute to community life”, she adds.

The Défi Coureurs des bois Challenge took the opportunity to donate to the following organizations, which shared an amount of $20,500:

  • LM Leadership & Teambuilding
  • Clarence Skating Club
  • Club Optimiste of Hammond
  • Regroupement Autisme P.-R. de la SFOA
  • Scouts Pionniers de la 58e
  • Groupe de services communautaires Kawabunga
  • Alzheimer Society of Cornwall & District

The Challenge also thanked the many volunteers for their dedication and commitment to this activity that contributes to the vitality of their community.

For more information on the event, please see the information package.

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For additional information:

Chantal Lalonde, president of the Défi Coureurs des bois Challenge
Email: [email protected]
Cell: 613.296.4010