The 4th edition of Défi Vélo La Coop is off and running!

The 4th edition of Défi Vélo La Coop is off and running!

Would you like to participate in an official fundraising activity for La Coop fédérée, its subsidiaries and network? This is your chance! Come and bike with us August 12th and 13th in Rimouski region. Live a unique experience of helping others, of co-operation and of health. You will have the opportunity to bike with other cyclists from the network, to visit cooperatives and establishments in the region, and to contribute to some causes that you hold dear to your heart.

Who can get involved in the Défi Vélo La Coop?
The Défi Vélo La Coop is reserved for employees of La Coop fédérée, its cooperatives, its directors, Groupe BMR, Olymel and Filgo-Sonic. This year, employee and directors spouses as well as producer members in La Coop network are also invited to participate in the Défi.

For all tastes and types of cyclists!
In order to satisfy both the more seasoned and the less experienced cyclists, we are offering two course options depending on your level of experience and physical condition. Obviously, our first objective is to have fun while moving about so take some time to choose the category in which you want to register.

How to participate?
To participate in the activity, a minimum of $300 per cyclist must be collected in donations. This amount will be given to various causes in the region and provincially: Centraide du Bas-St-Laurent, the Association du cancer Est du Québec, the Ressources d’Aide aux personnes handicapées du Bas St-Laurent/Gaspésie/Îles-de-la-Madeleine and Au coeur des familles agricoles. In exchange for your contribution, we will supply you with a jersey, meals, snacks, and accommodation.

Please note that transportation will be provided for employees and their bicycles. A bus will be stopping in Montreal, Boucherville, Drummondville and St-Romuald for the Friday departure and the Sunday return. 

You’d like to participate but you don’t have a bike?
We are looking for volunteers to help make sure everything runs smoothly during the event. Volunteers must be available at different times throughout the weekend. Please note that you will be provided with meals. All you have to do is send an email to by May 5, 2017, to let us know your availability during the weekend of August 12 & 13, 2017. 

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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