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​December 11, 2017

​2018 SSQ Quebec City Marathon: A new course entirely in Quebec City passing in front of SSQ 2525

Scheduled on October 14, the event will take place entirely in Quebec City, and will take the runners and walkers participating in this 21st edition past SSQ Financial Group’s headquarters on Laurier Boulevard and some of the most beautiful sites the city has to offer.

Title sponsor for the 13th year in a row, SSQ Financial Group is proud to be part of this latest chapter in the history of the SSQ Quebec City Marathon. "We are pleased with this new course and will be more than happy to cheer on the marathoners running the full 42.2k as they go past SSQ 2525. Physical activity and healthy lifestyle choices are important to us and we firmly believe that this change will encourage even more people to participate. We are proud to contribute once again this year to such a massive sporting event,” said Jean-François Chalifoux, CEO of SSQ Financial Group.

Gestev today also announced the location of the start and finish lines, which will be on parliament hill. This is another change that will improve the overall experience for participants, spectactors and coaches, simplify organizational logistics and create room for a large festive area. SSQ Financial Group will join in the fun by providing on-site activities that are sure to make this a memorable experience for everyone.

About SSQ Financial Group

With $11 billion in assets under management, SSQ Financial Group is a prominent mutualist diversified financial institution in Canada. It serves over 3 million customers and employs 2,000 individuals. The company is recognized for its leadership in the group insurance industry, and excellence and expertise in the general insurance, individual insurance and investment markets.