First ever “Défi des rapides de Lachine” indoor race to be held on April 23rd.

defirapidecarreWe are happy to announce that the first “Défi des rapides de Lachine” will be held in collaboration with the Bruny Surin Foundation at Ste-Anne college, located at 50, 12th avenue in Lachine. On the program: 500m, 1000m and 2000m individual or team races. Registration fees are 20$.

Just like our club, the Bruny Surin Foundation helps kids and youth achieve academic perseverence and excellence throught sports and healthy habits. This is a natural collaboration between our organizations. The Foundation distributes over $20 000 a year in sports grants to student-athletes. Your participation to the “Défi des Rapides” will not only help our club but will benefit young Quebec athletes.

As a sprinter, Bruny Surin’s achievements are impressive. Between 1993 and 1997, he was two times indoor world champion on 60m, gold medallist at the Commonwealth Games in the 4 x 100m relay, world champion in 1995 and 1997 on the 4 x 100m relay and gold medallist at the Atlanta Olympic Games in the 4 x 100m relay. You can learn more about his foundation at

Book your agendas for the race on April 23rd. Bring your friends, family and colleagues. You can register by calling Remi Couture from Lachine Rowing at 438-828-7136 or by filling out the following registration form and sending it by email to


Download the registration form here:


Registration_Défi des rapides 2016 (PDF version)

Registration_Défi des rapides 2016 (word version)


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