For the seventh presentation of the Grand Marche, the Grand Défi Pierre Lavoie will hold the activity in a hybrid format in one week, thanks to the cooperation of 89 municipalities of Quebec.
The event will take place on October 15, 16 and 17, and more than 67,000 pedestrians have been registered on the five-kilometer circuit.
This is a return to the field for the Great Autumn March, which had to hold its version around October 2020. This year, pedestrians will have the opportunity to walk the streets of one of the participating municipalities or create their own.
“After months of assault on collective health, it is important to remember that physical activity is one of the best remedies for maintaining a healthy mind in a healthy body and that walking is the ideal exercise to do so. To achieve this, because everyone can practice this,” Thursday explained as a press release. Grand Défi co-founder, Pierre Lavoie.
“I thank the participants for their participation and enthusiasm, as well as the cities, for allowing this much-anticipated wonderful encounter,” he continued.
To participate in the Grande Marche, you must register for free at onmarche.com. Participants will be able to share photos, watch training videos and have a chance to win one of 50 Grand Walker coats.
Large gatherings will take place in Saguenay (October 15), Quebec (October 16) and Montreal (October 17), with a musical performance by singer Boom Desjardins.
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