Discover this epic race course. QMT 50 is the biggest ultra trail in Canada with over 500 participants. Start from Saint-Tite-des-Caps village Cross to the splendid but brutal Mestachibo trail. Complete two ascents and two descents of Mont-Sainte-Anne, finish with a loop in the northern trails of MSA.Register
See the RULES PAGE for penalties that apply for missing items during a random check.
Suggested gear :
Point 13A of the general rules
It is forbidden for participants of QMT 50 to use poles in the Mestachibo section (km 0 to km 17,5). Therefore it is also forbiden to have poles in your hands while running in this section. You will be able to use them from the MSA aid station.
A supporter is defined as any person who provides material, medical or food support to a runner.
Support teams may only assist a runner at the following aid stations :
Each member of the support team must wear their identification bracelet during the race. This can be obtained on request when picking up the bib.
Cost: Free and exclusive for runners
Mode of transport: Yellow and black school bus
Itinerary: From finish(Mont-Sainte-Anne) to start(MSA crosscountry ski center, Saint-Julien road).
Duration: About 10 minutes
When: Saturday morning
Where: Mont-Sainte-Anne main parking lot
Wave 1: Race time between 5:00 and 6:30
Wave 2: Race time between 6:31 and 8:30
Wave 3: Race time between 8:31 and 12:00
To know the departure time of each wave, consult the schedule page.
The goal of QMT medical team is to always improve, to be aware of your needs, and to prevent rather than intervene. Rest assured that we will do whatever is necessary to help you in case of need. Patience will be required, and our staff may ask you to cover your face with a two-ply medical mask. They may also take the time to cover themselves and put on the necessary protective gear. Please be aware that throughout the race, the Doctor and Medical Director will be assessing the health of the runners. If necessary, they have the authority to remove a runner from the race. You will be able to identify the members of the medical team by a this orange cap below. They will also wear orange reflective suspenders.
You can reach a member of our medical team at any time by calling the number on the front of your
bib : to come.
Course Safety Closers
People will be in charge of closing each one of the races. If necessary, you can wait for them. However, it is not recommended to go to them. Instead, ask a runner to assist you while you wait for help.
Physiotherapists will be present at some of the aid stations and on the course. They can provide first aid and assist with minor musculoskeletal
Podiatrists will be present at the MSA Aid station, for those who wish to have their foot injuries treated.
When using a paved road or a road with traffic, you must respect the traffic safety code. For example, when crossing a road, you must stop to yield ifnecessary. Wear and turn on your headlamp when
it’s dark or night.
MOBILE APP OF THE COURSE
We strongly suggest that you download the ONDAGO application to your cell phone. ONDAGO is available for Android and IOS. Under the «sporting events» tab you will find the Quebec Mega Trail map. Once downloaded, you will be able to find your way anytime on the course. We advise that you put your phone in «airplane» mode to save your battery. This application is used by the security team and greatly facilitates an evacuation when a participant can tell us about his position on Ondago.
The top five male and top five female finishers will be recognized at the podium ceremony.
All finishers will receive a QMT collection glass.