Collège Lionel-Groulx will host the 2017 CCAA Cross-Country Running National Championships. The Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) institution, located in Sainte-Thérèse, QC, will host the event Nov. 10-11, 2017.
Only 20 minutes away from Montreal, Sainte-Thérèse is located in the Basses-Laurentides tourism region. The Championship races will be held on the grounds of Blainville, QC. This location, which is already home to an annual cross-country competition, is a mixed-terrain course will include gravel, grass and sand.
“The event will really bring together the College as each department assigns key staff to the Host Committee,” said Nathalie Blanchette, Athletics Student Life Counselor at Lionel-Groulx.
“The committee is looking forward to hosting the event and leveraging the expertise of its members to provide participants with a great experience.”
|Thursday, November 9, 2017|
|All Day||Team arrivals and hotel check-in|
|Friday, November 10, 2017|
|10:00 am – 5:00 pm||Accreditation and course walkthrough at Equestrian Park in Blainville|
|11:00 am – 5:00 pm||Team photos at Equestrian Park in Blainville|
|7:30 pm – 8:30 pm||Mandatory coaches meeting – location TBD|
|Saturday, November 11, 2017|
|9:00 am – 10:30 am||Open course|
|11:15 am||Opening Ceremonies, athletes’ oath, and national anthem|
|11:30 am||Women's 6K Race|
|12:30 pm||Men's 8K Race|
|1:30 pm||Community Race - Participaction Canada 150 Playlist Activity|
|6:00 pm – 9:00 pm||CCAA Awards Banquet and Closing Ceremonies at Sheraton Hotel|
|Sunday, November 12, 2017|
|All Day||Team departures|