Cegep de Chicoutimi includes two sports in the same event. Its first edition will take place on April 16, for the benefit of sports teams of the institution.
The program of the Cégep Defi sportif Chicoutimi provides a triathlon and endurance race 12 hours running or walking. The first activity is already habits, while the second is new.
“The 12 hours will allow us to reach a clientele increasingly present, says his manager, Pascal Morin. Twelve hours, it may seem long, but we offer those concerned to do solo or team. We will add a little difficulty in presenting overnight. The race will start at midnight on the night of Friday to Saturday. ”
The test twelve hours will be presented on a 2.5 kilometer circuit on the secure grounds of the Cégep de Chicoutimi and the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi.
Its managers hope to attract 50 to 75 participants. They are associated with Leucan Ultramarathon, which will use the 12 hours of the Défi sportif as training.
Swimming, stationary biking and running triathlon make up the program (solo or team) Defi sportif. The portion of swim will take place in the college swimming pool and the bike will be presented on spinning machines.
“Swimmers will turn around in the pool, says the head of this component, Dominique Tardif. We used this formula last year and it was much appreciated because it resembles a triathlon played outside. For cycling, as there is no distance, we will focus on the effort. At registration, people will have to specify if they will do the spinning of an easy, moderate or difficult. A number of points will be awarded accordingly. The bike portion could be the one who touches the most sedentary person of a team. ”
Running Triathlon will take place over the course of 2.5 kilometers used for 12 hours. Both activities could also be completed simultaneously since the triathlon will begin at 10 am in the morning.
“The two operations have the same goal, which will raise funds for the organization of sports in college, for his part stressed Jean-Pierre Bolduc, responsible for student life at the Cégep de Chicoutimi. They will help us to maintain our services in a challenging financial environment. ”
He added that the two activities are as athletes that people who want to participate for fun. To register, simply call the Physical Activity Centre of Cégep de Chicoutimi.