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Alive to Strive Race 2019 Course vivre ses defis
A Run for Kidney Health / Une course pour la santé des reins


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.

Registration fees

Fresenius Medical Care 5K walk/run - Course ou marche 5km de Fresenius

Registration closes in 4 days 23 hours
    1. $30.00

      Early Bird

      Jan 8 – Feb 28
    2. $35.00
      Mar 1 – Mar 31
    3. $45.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Apr 24
      Register

Fun Family Friendly 1K walk/run - 1km marche ou course familial

Registration closes in 4 days 23 hours
    1. $10.00

      Early Bird

      Jan 8 – Feb 28
    2. $15.00
      Mar 1 – Mar 31
    3. $15.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Apr 24
      Register

Otsuka Pharmaceuticals 10 K walk/run Course ou marche 10 km

Registration closes in 4 days 23 hours
    1. $40.00

      Early Bird

      Jan 8 – Feb 28
    2. $45.00
      Mar 1 – Mar 31
    3. $55.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Apr 24
      Register

TEAM Challenge 5K - Défi équipe 5km marche ou course

Registration closes in 4 days 23 hours
    1. $25.00

      Early Bird

      Jan 8 – Feb 28
    2. $30.00
      Mar 1 – Mar 31
    3. $40.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Apr 24
      Register

Dialysis patient 1K, 5K or 10K / 1km, 5km ou 10km patients dialysés

Registration closes in 4 days 23 hours
    1. FREE
      Mar 1 – Mar 31
    2. FREE
      Now registering Apr 1 – Apr 24
      Register

Kids 6 and under 1K, 5K or 10K / 1km, 5km ou 10km enfants 6ans et moins

Registration closes in 4 days 23 hours
    1. FREE
      Mar 1 – Mar 31
    2. FREE
      Now registering Apr 1 – Apr 24
      Register

Race Course Details

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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.  alivetostrive@gmail.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.

Click here for a bigger 5K and 10K course map

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1K Course Map

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Sponsors

The Alive to Strive Race is lucky to have amazing sponsors every year, who have continuously supported the race.  


 


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FREE LUNCH

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

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Race Kit Pick Up

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) 

  • 5K, 5K team and 10K at Hog's Back Park starting at 8:00am
  • 1K at Terry Fox Athletic Facility starting at 10:00 am.

Late Registration

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.

 Late registrations are available during race kit pick times on Friday April 26th, Sat April 27th and Sunday April 28th - all race fees and shirt sale during late registration must be paid in cash ONLY.

Late Registration Fees:

1K – $15

5K – $50 , youth $20

10K -  $60

5K team - $50 per participants (minimum 4 participants per team)

Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project

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.

5K Team Challenge

**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 Shirt

Alive to Strive Race 2018 Tech long sleeve shirts are available for an additional $20.  

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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

Parking

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.

Additional information

  • For the safety of all participants, no in-line skates or animals (with the exception of guide-dogs) will be allowed on any of the courses or at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility. Participants with strollers are allowed but will be asked to start at the back of the group to prevent any injuries.
  • Race Tech long sleeve shirts are available for an additional $20.  Sizes available are Youth, XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL
  • The 10K is a walk/run event but must be completed within 2 hours
  • Timing chip for the 5K walk/run, 5K Team Challenge and 10K walk/run will done by Quidchrono and will be included in your race kit on the back of your bib.  
  • Any inquiries regarding timing should be directed to Quidchrono info@quidchrono.com

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Cancellation policy

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.

Top Fundraisers

1

Deborah Zimmerman

Raised: $369.78

2

Melanie Adams

$269.73

Raised

$500.00

Goal
3

Gabriel Berthelet

Raised: $160.28

Event Schedule

  • 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)

Contact Information

Event Location

Hog's Back Park, Hog's Back Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada

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