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Help Aliya raise money

For participating in 2020 Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K

My Story…

Hi! As many of you know, I have celiac disease so I can't eat gluten (wheat, barley, rye, and oats because of how it is planted) as 20 parts/million will cause damage to my system. I was diagnosed in 2011 and it was a huge life change as I needed to look at ingredients, worry about cross contamination with friends and family, and worry about restaurants not being careful. Through the CCA's support which has included the welcome package, asking questions on social media (I am very active on the social media pages by giving recommendations of restaurants that have been careful and asking questions), being updated about the latest research, and building my own community of people who understand celiac disease, I have more control over my life, and feel confident when I need to say no to certain situations. Please help me in supporting the work of CCA by donating to my fundraising page so there can be more research and, hopefully one day, a cure for celiac disease. Thanks!


Join us for this special “fun”-raising experience! Run, walk, donate or volunteer. Together we can fund research and support those who need to follow the gluten-free lifestyle for health.  All you need is a passion for helping people to unite us as a team. "Running Gluten-Free" carries us over the finish line!

By joining us, you'll receive training and fundraising tools, team t-shirts, photos, and great prizes. Raise donations over $200 and we will refund $30 of your registration fee. Set-up a fundraising account and receive a wonderful gift bag from our partners!

Reserve your spot today! Questions contact

Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
Sep 16 Anonymous $30.00
Aug 29 Anonymous $25.00
Aug 19 Nazir Hirji Hope you find a cure for celiac one Day. $25.00
Jun 24 Aliya Hirji $20.00