The annual Walk & Run for rare is a memorable experience focused on ensuring land is protected and conserved in Waterloo Region and Wellington County, while also providing fun for families, individuals and corporate teams alike. This 5km family-friendly walk and fun-run is a signature event in the community supporting our Turn the Map Green campaign. With live entertainment, interpretive educational stations and a lunch for all participants, each year hundreds of participants walk, run and enjoy time together.

This year we are fundraising to Turn the Map Green. Please consider joining a team and supporting your favourite part of the rare property.

Entry Fee Includes:

  • rare swag item
  • opportunity to win prizes
  • access to interpretive educational stops and family fun activities
  • post race celebration with music
  • entry into BBQ lunch 
  • opportunity to help Turn the Map Green and support conservation in Waterloo Region and Wellington County

Registration Fees

Walk & Run

Jul 4 - Sep 22 Current Price CA$10.00

Walk & Run - 12 & Under

Jul 4 - Sep 22 Current Price FREE

Event Schedule

  • September 24 9:00 AM EDT - Registration opens at River Bluffs Park

  • September 24 9:45 AM EDT - Opening remarks at River Bluffs Park

  • September 24 10:00 AM EDT - 2017 Walk & Run for rare begins. Participants will start at River Bluffs Park, head down the Gra

  • September 24 11:00 AM EDT - Celebratory BBQ starts at rare ECO Centre with information booths, music, family activities

  • September 24 11:30 AM EDT - Closing remarks at rare ECO Centre

  • September 24 1:00 PM EDT - Event and BBQ finishes

Contact Information

Event Location

Riverbluffs Park, George Street North, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

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