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Run a traffic-free Gardiner

On June 4, 2017, take part in our second annual 5km or 10km run!

Whether you run for fun and fitness, or are training for a new personal best, trade your usual run route for a wide-open, traffic-free Gardiner Expressway. Better yet, both the 5km and 10km run courses are completely separate from the ride route. So lace up for spectacular city views and an out-of-the-ordinary run that’s sure to be a favourite!

And you’ll feel good while doing good. Your fundraising supports life-saving research across Canada. It all adds up to a unique experience that is making the 5/10km run at the Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart the must-run event of the summer. Don’t miss out!

Details at a glance:

  • June 4, 2017 — 2nd annual run
  • Over 5,000 runners and walkers
  • Start: 10:00 a.m.
  • Distances: 5km or 10km
  • Route: Gardiner (eastbound side)
  • Registration fee: $60
  • Fundraising minimum: $100 (18+ years)

Experience what the 2017 Ride for Heart will be like when you ride, run or walk on June 4.

Watch Norm support the Run this year

Why run?

You already know running is a great heart-healthy activity. By joining The Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart, you run in support of critical research. That’s a powerful combination: running for your own health and the health of all Canadians.

Why fundraise?

The reason is simple yet alarming: Every 7 minutes, heart disease or stroke take a Canadian life. And another family is devastated. We need your help to change that. Your fundraising helps ensure critical research can continue. It’s that research that will help save lives and support survivors and their families. That’s why we ask participants (aged 18+) raise at least $100, in addition to their registration fee.

Your fundraising comes with rewards

The more you raise, the greater the rewards! See them here.

Become a Very Important Philanthropist (VIP)

Become a VIP and do more to help Canadians live longer, fuller lives, free of heart disease and stroke. And you’ll be eligible for the VIP treatment, including some awesome rewards. Find out more.

The run route

map of route

Let’s do this!

Whatever your route, you’re raising funds for critical research.

Have questions? Check our FAQs.

Please contact us at RIDE@HSF.ON.CA
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