YYC RUN ANNOUNCEMENT
We are delighted to invite you to join us for our 10th Anniversary Run for Childhood Cancer. This special event aims to raise funds for children battling cancer, support their families, raise awareness, and fund research to find a cure. Together we can make a difference in their lives!
September 16th, 2023
Calgary Peace Park - 2 Avenue and 8 Street SW. Calgary, AB T2P 5E2
Registration and race kit pick-upstarts at 9:00 am
9:00 - 1:pm Entertainment, kids zone, games, and food throughout.
9:50 AM 10km Warm up
10:00 AM 10km Race Start
10:05 AM 5km Warm up
10:15 AM 5km Start
10:20 AM 2km Warm up
10:30 AM 2km Start
Advanced Race Kit pick-up is at Shawnessy Barn – 224 Shawmeadows Rd SW
Wednesday, September 13, 2023, From 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday, September 14, 2023, From 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Day of Pick up at Peace Park registration table 9:am - 11:00 am
What your day will include:
Opening Ceremony and warm-up: Global News personalities, fitness experts.
Fun Run/Walk: Lace up your running shoes and participate in our non-competitive run walk.
Activities for All: Beyond the run, there will be various activities for participants to enjoy, including live music, face painting, magicians, crafts, favourite childhood characters, and beverages and snacks.
Fundraising Opportunities: Fundraise as an individual or as a team. Create your fundraising page and spread the word to friends and family, giving them an opportunity to support this noble cause.
Awards and Recognition: Prizes for the best gold costumes and the individual/team with the highest fundraising page! Finishing medals handed out by our cheer team.
Whether you are a seasoned runner, a casual jogger, or simply passionate about the cause, this event welcomes participants of all ages and fitness levels. We have designed the rung to be accessible and enjoyable for everyone, including families and individuals looking to make a positive impact.
It is a celebration of life and an opportunity for the community to get together and support each other. Do you live outside Calgary and can’t make it into the city? Sign up as a virtual participant to race where you are!
Registration includes a T-shirt and a finisher medal! Lace-up, Alberta – let’s Fight the Fight for Childhood Cancer!
We are looking for volunteers to join our committee and be day-of-event volunteers. If you or someone you know would like to be part of our 10th anniversary YYC Run, please let us know.
We encourage you to DONATE to Believe in the Gold and continue to spread Childhood Cancer Awareness