9 February 2025

5KM BougeBouge Montreal underground 2025

5KM BougeBouge Montreal underground is In collaboration with Montreal Centre-Ville

Discover a unique running experience in the Montreal underground. Take on the 5KM challenge in an original and stimulating setting. Join us for a day of physical activity and fun. Register now and get ready for a memorable experience beneath the city of Montreal! Enjoy running, exercise in the warmth, and discover the urban side of Montreal.

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Details

  • Date: 9 février 2025
  • Start Time: 08h45
  • End Time: 10h30
  • Address: Carrefour IA (foire alimentaire)
  • Contact Details: 977 Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H3B 4W3

 

Schedule

  • 7:00 am Athlete welcome - Carrefour Industrielle Alliance
  • 8:25 a.m. Alignment of the *Greens: 46+ minutes in cours Mont Royale
  • 8:30 a.m. Alignment of the * Blue: 35-45 minutes in cours Mont Royale
  • 8:35 a.m. Yellow: 30-34 minutes in cours Mont Royale
  • 8:40 a.m. Alignment of the * Red: less than 29 minutes in cours Mont Royale
  • 8:45 a.m. Start every 20 seconds in order of speed
  • 8:45 a.m. Start for 1KM at palais des Congres
  • 9:00 a.m. African percussion animation with Balafola
  • 9:30 Introduction to Footy (Australian Football)
  • 10 h 00 Remise de prix Top 3 H\F
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Our partners

BougeBouge 5km Montreal Underground

Explore Montreal’s Underground Pedestrian Network, known as the RÉSO, covering an expansive 32 kilometers of tunnels since 2004. This intricate underground city seamlessly connects various office buildings, residential complexes, shopping centers, universities, luxury homes, and hotels. Serving as a hub for diverse businesses, it is estimated that nearly 12% of all downtown core businesses are located within this underground expanse. Beyond its commercial significance, Montreal’s underground network provides a sheltered haven for shopping, offering a wide array of restaurants and stores ranging from high-end to budget-friendly options.

In this expansive indoor labyrinth, participants of the 5km run will traverse Les Cours Mont-Royal, Crossroads IA (Industrial Alliance), Place Montreal Trust, Montreal Eaton Centre, McGill Metro Station, Promenades Cathédrale, Place Ville Marie, Central Station, 1000 De La Gauchetière, EXO, Place Bonaventure, World Trade Center, Victoria Metro Station, Jacques-Parizeau Building, Palais des congrès de Montréal, and Complexe Guy-Favreau before concluding their journey at Complexe Desjardins. Experience the unique blend of exercise and exploration while avoiding the harsh Quebec winter conditions.

A non-profit organization founded and directed by two-time Olympian in triathlon Kathy Tremblay. The mission of our organization is to prevent the physical dropout of teenagers, young families and retirees by bringing together active living actors in the communities. All of our initiatives are based on the principle of self-determined motivations that put education, the need for autonomy, the development of a sense of competence and the need for social connection at the heart of its actions. Your contribution to the mission: https://www.bougebouge.com/impact-bougebouge/

MyMap

It’s possible to walk 950 metres from outside the starting point to the finish, or vice versa.

5km souterrain Montréal


 

Bib Pickup or New Registration

You can organize the collection of multiple bibs at the same time. Make sure you have the confirmations from your friends or colleagues in your email inbox as double validation.”

Dates:

  • Friday, February 10, 2025 Time: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Location: Provigo Jean Paquette Place Versailles 7275 Sherbrooke St E, Montreal, Quebec H1N 1E9 How to get there by BUS or train
  • Saturday, February 11, 2025 Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Location: Provigo Le Marché Kirkland 16900 Route Transcanadienne, Kirkland, QC H9H 4M7 How to get there by BUS or train
  • Sunday, February 12, 2025 *Exceptions only. Please make an online request at bougebouge.com/nous-joindre/. SUBJECT: REQUEST PICKUP EXCEPTION DAY LOCATION: Race start at Carrefour IA

A limited quantity of new registrations will be available, first come, first served. Please note that prices may vary from one event to another. Pricing for last-minute registrations is generally higher than previously published fees on the website, once taxes and platform fees are factored in. Expect an additional fee of at least $10 on top of standard rates at the end of a transaction for all distances.


Registration fees

  • Ticket prices: see the box office at the bottom of the page.
  • Prices will increase by $5 per month during the 90 days prior to the event.
  • A platform fee of $2.95 +3% of the transaction as well as GST and QST will be added to your order.
  • Online registration closes the Thursday before the event.

Payment methods

  • New registration by bank transfer, during the number collection period only.
  • Online ticketing: Visa, Mastercard, Paypal.

Bib number transfer policy

You can make a free bib transfer during the bib pick-up period with proof of payment of the ticket to be exchanged.


Cancellation Policy

  • Race tickets are non-refundable unless cancelled by BougeBouge. In this case, BougeBouge will refund the ticket price and the service fee charged at the time of purchase.

Included in race registration

  • A finisher’s prize will be given to you at the finish line and can vary according to the season such as: a cap, a toque, a bandana, a key chain, a t-shirt etc. The organizers reserve a surprise for all the races.
  • The photographers will publish a photo album of the event on our Facebook page! Like our Facebook page in order to receive notifications of uploaded photos!

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Kids sizing chart

Headset

The Quebec Track and Field Federation does not recommend wearing headphones during the race. If you wish to run with music, you must be able to hear outside sounds such as a runner asking you to yield or a volunteer giving you instructions. This is for your safety and the safety of other participants and volunteers. Due to the complexity of the course, its stairs and narrow corridors, strollers will not be allowed to enter the event.


Stairs

There are two very important rules related to stairs: the use of escalators is prohibited and no steps may be taken up and down twice.


Checkroom

5km montréal souterrain Complexe desjardins carrefour Industrielle Alliance

There will be changing rooms at the start at the Carrefour Industrielle Alliance with 120 places offered to the first come as well as at the end of the race at Complexe Desjardins local #118 which is located near the security room at your entrance by Guy Favreau. If you leave your equipment at the start, you must pick it up at the same locationbefore 10:45 am upon presentation of your coupon.  The cost to use the checkroom service is 2$ payable on site in cash or by bank transfer.  For those who need to return to the start, take the Place des Arts metro towards Peel and go through Cours Mont-Royal to return to the Carrefour Industrielle Alliance food court. Otherwise there is a possibility to walk 900m from the outside in a straight line on Sainte-Catherine street.

Please note that we are not responsible for loss or theft if you decide to leave your belongings there.

Please note that the start and finish points are not the same. The start of the 5KM is at Carrefour Industrielle Alliance, the start of the 1KM is at the Palais des Congrès but the finish is common at Complexe Desjardins. Plan to buy a metro ticket in advance or keep a credit card with you during your run in order to pay your metro ticket for the return trip via Place des Arts to Peel.


Toilets

  • Cours Mont-Royal: Metro level – 4 toilets M and F
  • Place Montréal Trust: First floor on the restaurant level (Garden level) – 10 M & F washrooms
  • Eaton Centre: All floors – Variable at least 3 toilets M and F
  • Dans toutes les sections ; regardez la signalisation publique

Water station:

One (1) water station will be present on the course at 3km at the World Trade Center near the Berlin Wall as well as a snack and a small glass of water at the finish.


Timing

  • The timing of the course is done by the company sportstats. By clicking on this link, you will find your results.
  • The results will be classified by age category (U5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-29, … up to 70 years +)
    The starts will be done by wave

    • Red: less than 29 minutes
    • Yellow: 30-34 minutes
    • Blue: 35-45 minute
    • Green: 46 minutes and more

Course Certification

  • All our running events are under the umbrella of the Quebec Athletic Federation (FAQ).

Parking and public transportation:

This year, we will meet you at the Carrefour Industrielle Alliance as a starting point. The Carrefour is located at 977 Sainte-Catherine Street West, between Simons and the Scotia Bank Cinema. On Sunday, the doors will open at 5:00 am. To get to the start, you will have to take the escalators that will take you directly to the Carrefour Industrielle Alliance food court. Alternatively, you can go through 1440 Metcalfe Street (doors open at 8am) and go through the Food Court level to find us at the Carrefour Industrielle Alliance. Parking is free on the streets of Montreal on weekends.

Please note that the start and end points are not at the same locations.

You will be able to park inside validating the hours of operation, as some indoor parking is not open early in the morning except at Complexe Desjardins (please validate) fees may apply. See other possibilities. HERE.

PARKING: Outdoor parking is free on weekends in downtown Montreal till 13h. You have the option of parking either at the start near 1440 Metcalfe Street (start) or parking in the streets surrounding Complexe Desjardins (finish). You will have the option to leave your clothes in your vehicle or use the checkroom at the start for a cost of $2 (cash or e-transfert) 

SUBWAY TICKET PURCHASE: Please note that if you leave your clothes at the start, you will have until 10:30 a.m. to retrieve your belongings otherwise they will be donated to a charity cause. Plan to purchase a metro ticket in advance to return to the start (Métro PEEL).  From Peel Metro you will arrive in the Mont Royale Courtyards and follow the corridor to the Carrefour Industriel Alliance food court below Simons. Ask security to give you your clothes when you show your bib. We are not responsible for theft or breakage of your equipment. By foot, it’s 500m (straight line) from Complexe Desjardins to Carrefour IA. If it’s not too cold and you’re wearing shorts and a t-shirt, you can get there in 3 minutes.

  • https://www.stm.info/sites/default/files/media/Stminfo/images/2021/pm-c2436-blanc_ang_imp.pdf

The closest metro station to the start is :

  • McGill: From the McGill metro station, you will have to go through the metro doors to the Eaton Centre and Place Montréal Trust to get to Carrefour Industrielle Alliance.
  • PEEL (Departure): The departure is on the green line at PEEL metro. At the Peel metro exit, you must pass the Cours Mont-Royal gates and continue straight towards Carrefour Industrielle Alliance.
  • PLACE DES ARTS (Arrival): For those who finish and want to return to the start, you must take the Place-des-Arts metro towards Angrignon. You will have to pass in the Place des Arts corridor from Complexe Desjardins.

Specific: When you take the Place des Arts metro to get to Complexe Desjardins: You have to go outside. We will face Jeanne Mance street, we turn left until the corner of St-Catherine street. The entrance of the Complexe Desjardins is at the corner of Jeanne Mance and St-Catherine, it is by here that we enter the complex!

 


Eco Responsibility

  • Do not throw trash or masks on the ground during your activity.
  • Please put the waste in the right recycling bin.

We work very hard to ensure that all our events meet our eco-friendly objectives.

 

FAQ

If you don’t find the answer to your question on this page, please refer to our FAQ.

Hotel

I invite you to visit the Tourisme Montréal website to find an accommodation that will suit you https://www.mtl.org/fr/hebergement


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Pictures of the event