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Unwavering community support - donations and sponsorships, 650+ runners, 170+ volunteers, tears, smiles, laughter & buckets of sunshine contributed to a formula for success in every way.

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Run Info




Date & Location

Saturday 2nd June 2018 Lions Valley Park, Oakville, ON, Canada

 

 

Event Schedule

  • June 2 9:00 AM EDT - 5K Run 4 Fun (Over 16 yrs)
  • June 2 9:15 AM EDT - 5K Youth Challenge (16 yrs and under)
  • June 2 9:30 AM EDT - 5K Walk 4 Fun (all ages)
  • June 2 9:45 AM EDT - 1K Challenge (10 yrs and under)
  • June 2 10:15 AM EDT - 100m Tots Trot (3yrs and under)
  • June 2 10:30 AM EDT - Awards Ceremony and Prizes

Registration Capacity

Also note the School’s Challenge* has a maximum capacity for number of entrants. All School Teams must be registered and students must be fully registered to guarantee a School Team. First come first served basis.

* Must have minimum 3 school teams to run the competition, all teams must have minimum of 3 finish times

Event Details & Cost

Adults (Over 16 yrs): $40 until April 12th, $50 from April 13th onwards
Children (16 yrs and under): $20 until April 12th, $30 from April 13th onwards
3 yrs and under are FREE
5K Run 4 Fun (Over 16 yrs)

$40 until 12th April, price hike to $50 from April 13th onwards. Chip timed.
Medals awarded to all participants of this event.

5K Youth Challenge (16 yrs and under)

$20 until 12th April, price hike to $30 from April 13th onwards. Chip timed.
Medals awarded to all participants of this event.
*JOIN YOUR SCHOOL TEAM HERE*

5K Walk 4 Fun (all ages)

$40 for adults $20 for children until 12th April, price hike $50 Adults and $30 children from 13th April onwards. Under 3 yrs are free. Not chip timed.
Medals awarded to all participants of this event.

1K Challenge (10 yrs and under)

$20 until 12th April, price hike to $30 from April 13th onwards. Not chip timed.
Ribbons awarded to all participants of this event.

100m Tots Trot (3yrs and under)

Free event for under 3yrs. This is not a timed race.

Entry Fee includes

  • Free T-shirt for the first 500 orders placed, no guarantee on sizing
  • Run 4 Lighthouse medals are available to all participants of the 5km events
  • Opportunity to run in an organized race in the scenic Lion's Valley Park
  • Great post run celebration that includes fabulous food, music and kids activities
  • Your opportunity to support grieving children and their families in our community

Race Kit Pickup

Friday, June 1st from 10am-7pm at The Lighthouse

Race Bibs and Race Kits are available for pick up on Friday, June 1st from 10am-7pm at The Lighthouse for Grieving Children, 2522 Rebecca Street

Remaining race kits will be available on race day between 7:45am and 8:45am at the Start Line.

Limited parking is available at Lighthouse. Additional parking is available at the Church of the Nazarene or on street at Bridge Road.

You can pick up race kits for other runners/walkers but you MUST BRING Proof of their race confirmation, and sign for it.

Parking & Shuttle Buses

We encourage carpooling to the event.

Parking is available at 16 Mile Creek (3070 Neyagawa Blvd) and regular shuttle buses will run 6am-12noon for all volunteers, runners and walkers.

NO PARTICIPANTS ARE ALLOWED TO WALK UP OR DOWN THE HILL AT LIONS VALLEY PARK FOR SAFETY REASONS – YOU MUST TAKE THE SHUTTLE BUS.

There is limited on-street parking in nearby neighbourhoods.

Awards & Prizing

1st place male and female 5K Run4Fun finisher
1st place male and female 1K Challenge finisher
1st place male and female Youth Challenge finisher
1st place 100m Tots Trot finisher
Biggest Team
Top Fundraising Team
Fastest Elementary School Team*
Fastest High School Team*
*Must have minimum 3 school teams in competition, all teams must have minimum of 3 finish times

Post Run Fun

Everyone is invited to stay and enjoy the fun until 12 noon!

  • BBQ and drinks, sweet and savoury snacks from our Event Partners .
  • Entertainment for all ages - Fun Games, Arts & Crafts
  • Stretch and Physio Zone

Water Stations

Water will be located at the start/finish line and at the 2.5K marker enroute.

Toilets

Portable toilets are conveniently located in the parking lot at the end of Lions Valley Park Road, directly opposite the children’s play area.

Fundraise

With your support, we will raise funds to support grieving children in our community. As well as our ongoing work with children and their families we strive to create awareness and to foster a compassionate and caring community outside Lighthouse. Invest in your community, register for our run, set a fundraising target and personalise your Pledge Page.

IT’S EASY TO START FUNDRAISING FOR LIGHTHOUSE:

    • Register for the run, personalise your fundraising pledge page on the system and set your fundraising goal!
    • Ask for support from friends, family and colleagues by sharing your fundraising page by email.
    • Host a 'party with a purpose', a bake sale, a lemonade stand - lots of easy ways to engage and motivate people to help reach your fundraising goal.

  • Share your efforts through your social networks! Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others are all great ways to let your network know about the incredible cause you are running for! Be sure to tag us @grieving_Child on Twitter @Lighthouseprogramforgrievingchildren on Facebook and Instagram using the #run4LH hashtag!

Volunteer

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CONTACT US:
Rachel Williams
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Phone 905-337-2333

 

 

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