Marc-André Paillé Obituary – Death: Quebec Trail Running Legend, Marc-André Paillé Passed Away At 44
Marc-André Paillé Obituary: Marc-André Paillé, a legendary runner on the Quebec Trail, has sadly died away. On Sunday, October 29, 2023, at the age of 44, he passed away while jogging in the woods, leaving his friends, family, and coworkers in shock.
“It’s with the broken heart that I take a few moments to greet my friend Marc-André Paillé, whose last race led him tragically to the stars and the immortals last night. Marc-André has marked the Gaspesia family and the entire trail community with his enthusiasm and commitment to our sport!”
Marc-André Paillé Career
The well-known Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu local has left a lasting impression in the field of outdoor activities. As co-founder of Portraits of a City – St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, an initiative that took place during the 350th anniversary celebrations of the City of St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, he played a crucial role from November 2015 to December 2016.
His impact grew even more when he worked as a brand ambassador for several other brands of products including for Quebec, Canada-based Salomon. His involvement also included co-founding Tout.Trail, a successful trail running company.
In addition to his positions, he was a trail running sensation, a prominent host of events, and a podcaster. He was also an active coach. Monday night after his death, a plethora of sincere condolences poured onto social media accounts.