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2018 Walk and Run for rare!

Sunday, September 30, 2018    9:00am start

Riverbluffs Park, Cambridge

Photos by N. Dunham 

Online registration is now closed in preparation for the event. 

Day Of Registration opens at Riverbluffs Park on September 30 at 9:00am.

Thank you!

Register today to join the fun and help protect and conserve land in Waterloo Region and Wellington County. This 5km walk and fun-run is supporting our Turn the Map Green campaign every $2 raised protects 1 square meter of environmentally sensitive land in perpetuity!

If you want to get outdoors to support nature with your family, friends, children, or co-workers, join us to Turn the Map Green one step at a time.

Highlights:

  • Free food and drinks for all participants
  • Chance to win exciting prizes just by registering
  • Free re-usable water bottle for all participants
  • Access to interpretive educational stations 
  • Live music and family fun activities
  • Free t-shirt for participants raising over $50
  • Free shuttle bus from end of route back to the beginning 
  • Opportunity to help Turn the Map Green and support conservation in Waterloo Region and Wellington County

Registration fees

Walk Closed

See below if you would like these fees waived in return for raising $50 or more in sponsorship.

    1. CA$20.00
      Jun 5 - Jul 31
    2. CA$25.00
      Aug 1 - Sep 29

Run Closed

See below if you would like these fees waived in return for raising $50 or more in sponsorship.

    1. CA$20.00
      Jun 5 - Jul 31
    2. CA$25.00
      Aug 1 - Sep 29

Walk & Run - 12 & Under Closed

Walk - Fundraising Closed

For those fundraising, the registration fee is waived ONLY if you raise a minimum of $50. If you do not meet this requirement, you will be expected to contribute $25 at registration on the day of the event. If you do not plan to raise funds of $50 or more, you should register above for the Walk.

Run - Fundraising Closed

For those fundraising, the registration fee is waived ONLY if you raise a minimum of $50. If you do not meet this requirement, you will be expected to contribute $25 at registration on the day of the event. If you do not plan to raise funds of $50 or more, you should register above for the Run.

Fundraising Rewards

  • Every participant will receive one ticket just for registering to enter into the prize draw.
  • For each $50 that a participant raises, participants will receive an additional ticket. That means the more fundraising you do, the better chance you will have to win a prize!
  • A FREE t-shirt will be given to each participant who raises a minimum of $50 by September 1, 2018.

Offline Fundraising

If you would like to collect pledges offline for your fundraising, please use this form. You can return your offline pledge forms on event day at registration, or ahead of time to rare's main office at 1679, Blair Road, Cambridge.

Official tax receipts will be issued for pledges of $20 and over, only with a complete and legible address including postal code. Tax receipts for offline pledges will be issued after the event - please allow 6-10 weeks for the tax receipt to be mailed for offline pledges.

Notes

  • The online processing fee/taxes are not included in the above price list.
  • Entry fees are neither refundable nor transferable.
  • Event is rain or shine.
  • Winners of prizes must be present to claim them. 
  • Dogs and strollers can attend the event, but should stay on the main trail, and not take any rare side trails. Dogs should also be on a leash at all times. 

Event Sponsors

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Top Teams

1

Red Bears

CA$3,275.00

Raised

CA$5,000.00

Goal
2

MacPherson's Turtles

CA$1,700.00

Raised

CA$1,000.00

Goal
3

The Butterfly Bunch

CA$1,080.00

Raised

CA$1,000.00

Goal

Top Fundraisers

1

Gord Morris

Raised: CA$1,600.00

2

Carmen Evans

CA$1,200.00

Raised

CA$1,200.00

Goal
3

Hadley & H... Ainsworth

Raised: CA$900.00

Event Schedule

  • September 30 9:00 AM EDT - Day of registration opens at River Bluffs Park

  • September 30 9:45 AM EDT - Opening remarks at River Bluffs Park

  • September 30 10:00 AM EDT - 2018 Walk & Run for rare begins - participants will walk or run down the Grand Trunk Trail

  • September 30 11:00 AM EDT - Celebratory BBQ starts at rare ECO Centre

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

  • September 30 1:00 PM EDT - Event and BBQ finishes

Contact Information

Event Location

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

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