The Parcours champêtre is a family-friendly fundraising event taking place in the heart of Laval’s Biotech City, on the campus of INRS’s Centre Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie.

Run or walk, support the cause!

The Parcours Champêtre raises funds for undergraduate internships, for the Centre Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie’s Apprentis chercheurs program, and for the Armand-Frappier Foundation’s ongoing mission. An amount will also be donated to the Congrès Armand-Frappier, in appreciation of their volunteer commitment.

Courses available

  • 5 km timed course
  • 1km family trail

Date and place

  • Sunday, October 15, 2023
  • 500, boul. Cartier, Laval,H7V 5B7 ↣Parking↢

How to take part ?


Select the sponsorship plan that’s right for you! Each category includes packages allowing a significant number of employees and their family members to participate in the event. A corporate sponsor promotional code will be sent to you for your participants.

Individual registration

Register as a participant and choose your challenge! Registering for the 5 km race automatically gives you access to the family run. Strollers are welcome. Children aged 12 and under take part free of charge. Registration is mandatory to take part in the event.

Are you a student, professor or employee at Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie Research Centre? Your registration is graciously offered by the Fondation! Write to us to obtain your promotional code.

What you need to know

Event schedule

8:30 am – Opening of the welcome area
9:30 am – Start of the 5 km
10:30 am – Start of the Family Run
11h00 – Dinner and festive gathering!

Included in registration

  • T-shirt
  • Microchipped bibs and Medal (5 km timed race only)
  • Meals and snacks
  • Inflatable games, makeup for kids and more !

On-site services

  • Water available on site
    Tip: Bring your own reusable water bottle!
  • Picnic area
  • Restroom access
  • Free parking

*5km participants must arrive between 8:30 and 9:15 a.m. to pick up their microchip’s bib.
Access to the site will remain open at all times for Family Run participants. We recommend that you arrive 30 minutes before the start of the course.

Presenting Sponsor

Red Sponsors


Orange sponsors

Yellow sponsors

Goods and services sponsors

A first edition under the sun !