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Upcoming Event: RBC Challenge: Climbing To The Top Of Place Ville Marie To Lighten The Burden Of Poverty

Thursday, 17 November 2022 09:12.AM

- 500 amateur athletes will try to ascend the tower's 1,013 steps in record time for Centraide -

The 25th RBC Challenge—a relay race up one of Montreal's tallest skyscrapers—will be held on November 16, 2022 to raise money for Centraide.

About 500 employees from different companies will try to beat the current record of 2 minutes, 38 seconds in a relay up the 1,013 steps to the 41st floor of Place Ville Marie.

The amount raised from the challenge will be given to the campaigns of the Centraides of Quebec to support 1,500 agencies that fight poverty and social exclusion.

Members of the media are invited to attend the race up the tower:

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Place Ville Marie, 1 Place Ville Marie, Montreal (entrance via Robert-Bourassa Blvd.
The Challenge will start on the ground floor on the south side facing René-Lévesque Blvd.)
Nadine Renaud-Tinker, President, Quebec Headquarters, RBC Royal Bank
Claude Pinard, President and Executive Director of Centraide of Greater Montreal
Chloé Dufour-Lapointe, Olympic freestyle skiing medallist, special guest to the 2022 RBC Challenge, and RBC Olympian.

SOURCE: Centraide of Greater Montreal

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