EVENT UPDATE: This event will now only be taking place virtually. There will be NO in-person event. See below for updated details. (Posted October 15, 2021, 2:55 p.m.)
Help raise awareness for MRKH Syndrome and funds for the newly incorporated not-for-profit, the Canadian MRKH Foundation Inc., by walking/running 5000 metres (5K). Whether you are local, or located across the globe, anyone can get involved. Each individual who signs up is encouraged to bring in donations to help us reach our goal of raising $5000 following the 5000 metre race. (How suiting, right?)
The individual who raises the most money will receive a Grand Prize basket valued at $250 donated by Debbie Goulding (MUA), but everyone who contributes will be entered to win some awesome door prizes. There will also be awards for those who place 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the 5K race, as well as to the person who guesses the closest/correct answer in our guessing game. (Note: this race is merely for fun, so if you're not a runner, there's no pressure! You can simply walk the 5K and enjoy the scenery and those that are more competitive can race their hearts out!)
How can you encourage people to donate to help us reach our goal of $5000?
In order to acquire donations, we want to make things fun and engaging! So feel free to get creative. For those who are competitive, you could ask for pledges based on the time you plan to achieve running the race. For those who aren't, simply use the incentive of donators having the chance to win a door prize and encourage them to play our fun guessing game.
Money raised will go towards planning an epic Canadian MRKH Conference to make up for being unable to hold one for the past two years, (thanks a lot, COVID. -_- ) and to help with the start-up costs of becoming a registered charity. (Which we're currently in the process of!)
Virtual Entry: $15 CAD
Includes zoom link to opening ceremony and the opportunity to submit your race time (you will need to run and submit your 5K route by Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 4pm).