Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project is a non-profit organization committed to education, prevention and public awareness about chronic kidney disease. We are a front line organization, working directly with individuals living with chronic kidney disease.
We will be hosting our 9th annual race event on April 28th 2019 at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility. All funds generated as a result of the race will be used to support our “Active Living Grant Program”, benefiting individuals in the Ottawa area living with chronic kidney disease.
Le projet de forme physique « Kidney Fitness Project » est un organisme sans but lucratif dédié à l’éducation, la prévention et la sensibilisation du public à la maladie rénale chronique. Nous sommes une organisation de première ligne travaillant directement avec les gens atteints d’une maladie rénale chronique.
Nous tiendrons notre 9e course annuelle, la course Vivre ses défis, le 28 avril 2019 à l’Installation d’athlétisme Terry Fox. Tous les profits appuieront le programme de «Bourse pour une vie active» pour les personnes de la région d’Ottawa qui vivent avec la maladie rénale chronique.
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.
*Please note: Athletes competing with Wheelchair -- This race navigates over curbs and/or sidewalks, making it unsuitable for wheelchair racing. It may be suitable for recreational competitors. Please consult further with Marie-Eve Chainey if interested. email@example.com
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
The Alive to Strive Race is lucky to have amazing sponsors every year, who have continuously supported the race.
A free, healthy lunch will be served to all participants starting at 10:30AM under The Cooperators's Tent
You will have the choice of a meat or vegetable option
Race Kit Pickup times and locations:
Friday, April 26th, 2019
4:00 pm. - 8:00 pm.
Running Room Bank Street Location
901 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON K1S 3W5
Ph: (613) 233-5617
Saturday, April 27th, 2019
10:00 am. - 2:00 pm.
Terry Fox Athletic Facility
2960 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, ON K1V 1H8
Ph: (613) 247-4883
Sunday, April 28th, 2019 (Race Day)
Online registration will close April 24 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 28 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.
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.
**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.
Alive to Strive Race 2018 Tech long sleeve shirts are available for an additional $20.
Colour of shirt for 2019 will be picked shortly!
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
There is a parking lot at Hog's Back Park and at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility. Both of these parking lots are free. If they are full, there is paid parking available at Mooney's Bay as well as nearby street parking.
Please keep in mind where your start line is:
5K and 10K events: Hog's Back Rd.
1K family friendly walk/run: Terry Fox Athletic Facility.
Entry fees are non-refundable. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate.
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 28 8:00 AM EDT - Race Date Registration is open (Hog's Back Park)
April 28 10:00 AM EDT - 10km marche/course Otsuka 10K walk/run (start line on Hog's Back Rd)
April 28 10:30 AM EDT - 5km marche/course Fresenius Medical Care 5K walk/run (Start line on Hog's Back Rd)
April 28 10:30 AM EDT - repas gratuit The Cooperators Free lunch (Terry Fox Athletic Facility)
April 28 10:45 AM EDT - 5km défi équipe / 5K Team challenge (start line on Hog's Back Rd)
April 28 11:30 AM EDT - 1km marche/course pour tous / 1K Family friendly walk/run (Terry Fox Athletic Facility)