PHOTO GALLERY: Pentathlon Des Neiges day 1

Caution: this race turns winter haters into snow enthusiasts

February 23rd, 2019 by | Posted in Runs & Races | Tags: , , ,

The Pentathlon Des Neiges is a snow sports festival in Quebec City. The two-weekend long event hosts races consisting of several combinations skiing, biking, snowshoeing, running and skating. The people of Quebec really know how to embrace winter. 

Day one of the event was Saturday February 23. The event got started with the team pentathlons and will be followed tomorrow by the Salomon duathlon and ITU World Cup winter triathlon. 

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Here are photos from day one of the event. If you are in town be sure to check it out, and regardless of where you live, be sure to mark this event on your calendar for winter 2020.

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