The Alive to Strive Race is an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of kidney disease and educate the public about kidney health. It provides a fun and supportive opportunity for those living with kidney disease and anyone else, no matter what their fitness level, to train and reach their fitness goals, as well as offer a certified Athletic Canada course, with timing chip for avid runners.
The Alive to Strive Race day is filled with activities including the 1K fun walk/run, the 5K walk/run, the 5K team challenge and the 10K walk/run.
La course Vivre ses défis est une excellente occasion d’accroître la sensibilisation à la maladie rénale et d’éduquer le public au sujet de la santé des reins. Elle offre la possibilité à ceux qui vivent avec une maladie rénale, quelque soit leur niveau de forme physique, de s’entraîner pour rejoindre leurs objectifs de forme physique de façon amusante et coopérative ainsi qu'offrir une course de 5km et 10km competitive, certifié par Athletic Canada et chronométré pour les coureurs de tous niveaux.
La journée de la course Vivre ses défis est remplie d’activités incluant la marche 1 km, la marche/course de 5 km, le défi d’équipe de 5 km et la course de 10 km.
fun walk/run (at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility)
1K, 5K, or 10K (children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during the event)
walk/run. (Teams must be minimum of 4 participants, maximum of 10. Price is per participant)
Race Kit Pickup times and locations:
Online registration will close April 25 at 11:59 p.m. Late entries to all races will be accepted at Race Kit Pickup (Friday and Saturday) as well as on race day Sunday, April 29 starting at 8 a.m.
* Participants must register a minimum of 30 minutes prior to the start time of their event. If a participant registers later, his/her time chip will not be activated and he/she will not have an official time.
The Alive to Strive Race is lucky to have amazing sponsors every year, who have continuously supported the race.
Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project is a volunteer base non-profit organization committed to education and public awareness about issues surrounding chronic kidney disease and its prevention. The organization operates a fitness and weight loss grant program benefiting those living with chronic kidney disease in the Ottawa area. All funds for the grant program come from the annual Alive to Strive Race
We work directly with individuals living with chronic kidney disease in the Ottawa area, helping them attain and maintain a healthy lifestyle thanks to our Active Living Grant Program.
Please visit our website for more information www.alivetostrive.ca
site en français www.vivresesdefis.ca
Le projet de forme physique « Alive to Strive » est un organisme sans but lucratif, 100% bénévoles, qui se consacre à l’éducation et à la sensibilisation du public à la maladie rénale chronique et à sa prévention. L’organisme dirige un programme de bourses pour la mise en forme et la perte de poids au profit des gens atteints de maladie rénale chronique. Tous les fonds pour le programme de bourse Vie Active, viennent de la course annuelle Vivre ses Défis
Nos programmes de bourses Vie Active aident les personnes vivant avec une maladie de rein chronique, à établir et à rejoindre des objectifs personnels de mise en forme et établir des liens avec d'autres individus vivant la même situation.
1K Walk/Fun Run: Start and finish on Terry Fox Track.
5K Walk/Run: Starts at Hogs Back Road (near the Terry Fox Athletic Facility), turns down Colonel By Drive for an out and back route returning to Hogs Back Road and feeding in to the Terry Fox Athletic Facility for a final 200 m around the track to the finish.
5K Team Challenge: This race will begin and follow the same path as the 5 km Run/Walk. Teams will consist of 4 to 10 members. All members run the whole 5 km. The top 4 times from each team will be used to determine the winning team!
10K Walk/Run: Starts at Hogs Back Road (near the Terry Fox Athletic Facility), turns down Colonel By Drive for an out and back route returning to Hogs Back Road and feeding in to the Terry Fox Athletic Facility for a final 200m around the track to the finish.
1K course map
We will have an awards tent near the big tent in the Athlete's Village at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility. Please present yourself at the tent 30 minutes after crossing the finish line to verify results.
**Teams must have a minimum of 4 participants and a maximum 10 participants.
The 5K Team Challenge is not a relay, ALL team members must walk or run the whole 5 km. Each team’s 4 best times will be added to determine the winning teams.
This year, the 3Kg Challenge is open to the general public!!
What is the 3Kg Challenge?
Individuals can challenge themselves to run 5 km while wearing a 3Kg vest. This extra weight emulates the average water weight that individuals with chronic kidney failure who rely on dialysis treatments to survive, accumulate between each dialysis treatment.
This initiative aims to raise community awareness of one of the challenges surrounding kidney disease. The Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project’s mission is to raise awareness and prevent kidney disease by promoting an active and healthy lifestyle.
A free, healthy lunch will be serve to all participants starting at 10:30AM
You will have the choice of a meat or vegetable option
Alive to Strive Race 2015 Tech long sleeve shirts are available for an additional $20.
*This year's shirt color is Grey!
Sizes available are Men XS, S, M, L, XL and 2XL
Neck: Measure around at the base of your neck
Chest: Measure just under the arms at the fullest part of your chest
Sleeve: Measure from the center back of the neck, over the shoulder and down to the wrist bone
Entry fees are non-refundable. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. Your entry can be transfered to a different participant or for a different event with a $3.00 transaction fee, until March 31st 2017.
Alive To Strive Kidney Fitness Project, in consultation with city officials and local law enforcement agencies, has the authority to cancel any event for emergency purposes. If such emergency conditions force cancellation, refunds cannot be provided since funds may have been already been spent in preparation for Run Day.
April 29 8:00 AM EDT - Race Day Registration for all 5K events and 10K (at HOG'S BACK Park)
April 29 10:00 AM EDT - 10K (Start Line on HOG'S BACK Road)
April 29 10:00 AM EDT - 1K Race Day Registration (at Terry Fox Athletic Facility)
April 29 10:30 AM EDT - 5K (start line on HOG'S BACK Road)
April 29 10:30 AM EDT - 3Kg Challenge (start line on HOG'S BACK Road)
April 29 10:45 AM EDT - 5K Team Challenge (start line on HOG'S BACK Road)
April 29 11:30 AM EDT - 1K (start line on the Terry Fox Athletic Facility track)