Another great day of challenges at the Pentathlon des neiges!


Quebec City, February 27, 2022 – Participants showed up with enthusiasm to take on the various challenges of the 18th edition of the Pentathlon des neiges.


ICEMAN ULTRA, new for 2022!

With a nod to ULTRA endurance races, the 75 km challenge – 10 km of running, 40 km of speed skating and 25 km of cross-country skiing – is for experienced athletes! A great challenge for individuals or teams of three. Bursaries for a total of $3,000 for the Iceman Ultra Challenge.

Men’s – Overall ranking

  1. Christopher Busset, Quebec City 3:36:43
  2. Aime Perreault, Levis 3:51:10
  3. Martin Tremblay, Quebec City 4:01:00


25 km triathlon to be done solo. Scholarships for a total of $2,000 for the Iceman Classic, Women’s Overall and Men’s Overall.

Men’s – Overall

  1. Julien Lachance, Quebec City 1:18:44
  2. Keven Tremblay, Charlesbourg 1:23:51
  3. Olivier Bégin, Quebec City 1:23:57

Women – Overall ranking

  1. Joannie Desroches, Quebec 1:31:41
  2. Sandra Cole, Quebec City 1:35:29
  3. Janika Chartrand, La Prairie 1:37:01


The Sprint version is a great way to learn the sport. Participants must run, skate and ski in a continuous solo race.

Men – Overall ranking

  1. Serge Francoeur, Cap Santé 00:37:42
  2. Joseph Maltais, Quebec City 00:40:03
  3. William Bélanger-Roy, Lévis 00:40:20

Women – Overall ranking

  1. Katia Bilodeau, Quebec City 00:43:58
  2. Caroline Pelletier, Gatineau 00:44:46
  3. Charlotte Fafard, Quebec City 00:44:54


Don’t miss tomorrow

The Pentathlon des neiges will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday with the presentation of the RSEQ School Invitational Tournaments, where 1,150 elementary and high school students will try to win one of the official RSEQ banners.

For this 18th edition, more than 4,500 people will participate in one of the 20 different sports challenges. This year, the Pentathlon des neiges extends over an additional week, called the Semaine de la découverte et de la nordicité, which has been added to the calendar, that is to say the school break.

To discover the complete program and access the registration forms, visit the Pentathlon des neiges website.


Health measures and new procedures

  • Maximum of 5,000 people on site
  • All persons 13 years of age and older must show their vaccination passport and an ID card to access the site
  • Participant’s guide available here
  • Summary of health measures for the Pentathlon des neiges here


About the Pentathlon des neiges

Founded in Lac-Beauport in 2005, the Pentathlon des neiges is presented on the Plains of Abraham since 2008. Sanctioned by Triathlon Quebec, the Pentathlon des neiges is unique and is positioned as the largest winter multisport event in the world. To participate in the Pentathlon des neiges, athletes are called upon to practice different disciplines continuously – cycling, running, cross-country skiing, skating and snowshoeing – either solo, in tandem or as a team. The Pentathlon des neiges is organized by the Pentathlon Group, a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop innovative, high impact sports events that bring people together and provide enriching emotions and experiences, including the Pentathlon des neiges and the Quebec Singletrack Experience.