The Défi Douglas

Practical Information
What is the Défi Douglas?
A sport event that offers participants the opportunity to complete a triathlon individually or as a team. This event is organized by the Douglas Foundation  that aims to raise money for the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, which encompasses the largest mental health research centre in Quebec.

Date
Saturday, June 29, 2019

Place

Grand Quai du Port de Montréal
200 Rue de la Commune O, Montréal, QC H2Y 4B2

Distances per discipline
Triathlon
Swim – 750 metres in open water (in the St. Lawrence River)
Bike – 20 kilometers
Run – 5 kilometers

What are the fundraising objectives?
$ 500 per athlete ($ 1,000 for a team of two; $ 1,500 for a team of 3).

What happens if an athlete’s fundraising objectives are not met?
No penalty will be imposed if an athlete’s fundraising objectives are not met.

What will the funds raised be used for?
To support the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in its mission to:
• Advance neuroscience and mental health research and share knowledge;
• Offer first-class care and services to people living with mental illness;
• Raise awareness.

How do I support a team?
Coming soon…

What is ITU Montreal?
ITU Montreal, is part of the most prestigious world triathlon circuit. A key destination for the Elites…and their successors,  Montreal sets itself worlds apart from the other great cities by offering a unique, urban race course in the heart of the city. The Montreal International Triathlon also presents races open to the general public. Thanks to multiple categories and different race distances, more than a thousand amateur athletes of all ages and levels have the opportunity to sign up for one of the multiple distances offered

Is the Défi Douglas a triathlon recognized by Triathlon Québec?
Yes, participants in the Défi Douglas that are members of  Triathlon Québec are registered in the Triathlon de Verdun, an event recognized by Triathlon Québec.

You can consult all the rules here.

Défi Douglas 2019

Next edition: August 12, 2018
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