Ready for Pomerleau’s challenges?

Teamwork is at the heart of our success, even outside of work. That’s why we like to offer our employees across Canada major challenges that combine sports and all kinds of stimulating activities.

Collaborate better to perform better

Facing unaccustomed obstacles together favours creativity and requires that we surpass our own limits.

Meeting such challenges requires mutual support, perseverance and collaboration. These are attributes that are important to us and that we promote on a daily basis. Each of our challenges, led by Pierre and Francis Pomerleau, has allowed us to raise significant funds to support charities across Canada. 

Pomerleau challenges have been part of our DNA for many years. Not even the pandemic could stop us from pushing our limits. We launched Virtual Challenges, which brought together all our teams in Canada despite the distance.

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2020 – Virtual challenge from Victoria to St. John’s

  • Over 400 Pomerleau employees signed up and were divided into two teams. 
  • The athletes met on their respective virtual starting lines. 
  • Their common goal: to engage in physical activity to collectively accumulate the 7,289 kilometres that separate our project sites in Victoria and our office in St. John’s. 
  • Team West Side Story: Faster than your internet started in Victoria and faced off against Team East Side Story: More powerful than your wi-fi who took off from St. John’s.

2017 – Multi-sports challenge in the Parc National du Fjord du Saguenay

  • 322 participants, representing all Pomerleau offices across Canada 
  • 23 km hike, 200 m Via Ferrata circuit, 6 km raft paddle and a 5-km obstacle course
  • A 30-hour challenge over 2 days
  • Four months of training

2014 – Running challenge between Montreal and New York

  • Almost 200 employees ran from Montreal to New York City
  • Each ran approximately 80 km in 10 km relays
  • A total of 609 km was run in 72 hours
  • Eleven months of training

2010 – Ottawa-Halifax cycling challenge

  • 100 Pomerleau employees cycled from Ottawa to Halifax
  • Each cycled 15 hours
  • Close to 400 km were covered
  • Six months of training

2009 – Mt. Washington climbing challenge

  • 30 Pomerleau senior management employees
  • More than 15 hours of hiking over 5 summits
  • Four months of training