Wellwood Walk or RunOctober 13, 2013

Wellwood Walk or Run

Wellwood Walk or Run

Effort Trust is a proud sponsor and supporter of Wellwood.  Wellwood is dedicated to helping people live well with cancer and offers supportive care programs to individuals diagnosed with cancer, their family, friends, caregivers and health care providers.  Funds raised go to support Wellwood’s wide range of services, all of which are free of charge to everyone affected by cancer. 

The 15th Wellwood 1K/5K/10K Walk/Run for Cancer Awareness will be held Sunday, October 21, 2013, at McMaster University.  The 5K and 10K races will be held at 10 a.m., following the Kids 1K & Leisure Walk, which starts at 9:30 a.m.  Medals will be given to ALL participating children. Medals to overall male and female PLUS the top 3 males & females in each age category from 10 and under to 70+ in five year increments.  Medals to first, second, and third place male & female 5K walkers. (Notes: For medalling purposes, if you plan to run at all, please register for the run. Walkers are asked to begin the race behind the runners.) Numerous draw prizes will also be awarded.

Registration and pledge forms are available online at www.wellwood.on.ca or flyers are available at any area Running Room location. 

Race registration and kit pick-up is taking place on Saturday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Running Room, 860 King W, Hamilton.  Race day registration or pre-registration pick-up will be in the McMaster University Student Centre from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m.

So, please join us in collecting some sponsorship pledges, lace up your runners, come out for some exercise, and support a wonderful and worthwhile local cause!  For more details about the event, please call (905) 667-8870 or email wellwood.admin@shaw.ca or visit their website at www.wellwood.on.ca.