A Sunday at your own pace
May 28 2023 Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville

First event of the season, the Metropolitan Challenge is for biking enthusiasts who, depending on their fitness and mood, can either take it easy or go all out on an untimed route of 65 to 145 kilometers. Each year, the event takes place in a different area of Greater Montréal.

The Metropolitan Challenge is back!

This year, we’ll take you to the Montérégie region in order to explore Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville and its surroundings!

Visit the beautiful Montérégie region along the Richelieu River, passing through Mont Saint-Hilaire and Chambly. Discover the 61, 85, 96 and 145 km routes on the map below.

2023 Rates

Register to discover the best that the greater Montreal area has to offer!

January 3 to February 13, 2023
Early Registration
February 14 to April 3, 2023
Regular rate
April 4 to May 22, 2023
Last minute
May 23, 2023 to May 28, 2032
Offre combinée
including VQ membership
February 28 to May 29, 2023
Offre combinée
incluant TDI Discovery
February 28 to May 29, 2023
13-17 years old $20 $20 $20 $20 N/D $40
Adult $70 $75 $90 $100 $133 $135
Vélo Québec Member $60 $62 $75 $85 N/D $128


Before April 27
From April 27 to May 10
From May 11 to 17
From May 17 to 19 (noon)
From May 19 to 22 (noon)
May 4 1
May 18 1
May 19 2
May 19 3
May 22 3

1 All destinations 2 Canada only 3 Québec only

Note: Expect a reception delay of a week after the mailing date. For online registration made after the date of the last mailing, the documents can be collected at La Maison des cyclistes (until the day previous to the event) or at the starting point (the morning of the event).

Itineraries: 61, 85, 96 et 145 km

Preliminary route subject to change. Start: Ski Saint-Bruno

Download the PDF map

Download the course’s topographical profiles

Registered for the Metropolitan Challenge?

Check out the participant information page for all the details about your Challenge!


Overview of the 2019 Metropolitan Challenge

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Another event that might interest you

The Vélo Mag Challenge, in the Eastern Townships: Saturday, September 10, 2022.

Bike as a group
for a good cause

Form a group of 15 people or more and Vélo Québec will donate 15% of your registration fees to the charity of your choice.

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