More than $1 million dollars has been raised to date this year in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge and Organizers welcomed nearly 12,000 participants on the last Sunday in May. Registration for Sunday, May 29 2016 is NOW OPEN! Register HERE!
The Dino Dash was conceived in 2004 by two University of Calgary Students as a way to increase funding for the University of Calgary's Dinos cross-country and track & field teams. $40,000 has been contributed to help provide scholarships, competition opportunities and uniforms. It is a great success, back to school community event and it continues to grow under the Calgary Marathon Society. Go Dinos!
The Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary (DDRC) has been selected as one of the Featured Charities for the 2015 Scotiabank Calgary Marathon. Representing the disabilities sector for the third year, the organization's goal is to have at least 50 participants running or walking for Team DDRC, and to raise a minimum of $17,000.
Run or Donate/Fundraise for DDRC here
Breast Cancer Supportive Care Foundation has been selected as one of the Featured Charities for the 2015 Scotiabank Calgary Marathon. They empower individuals with breast cancer, their families and those at high risk of developing breast cancer, to achieve optimal wellness through the highest standard of compassion and integrated supportive care. This is their third year in the Charity Challenge and they cannot wait until May 31st race day.
Run or Donate/Fundraise for The Breast Cancer Supportive Care Foundation here
The Heart and Stroke Foundation has been selected as one of the Featured Charities for the 2015 Scotiabank Calgary Marathon. A large part of their mission is to promote active healthy lifestyles among Canadians, helping reduce the risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Being part of The Scotiabank Calgary Marathon allows The Heart and Stroke Foundation to promote that work while raising funds to help create more survivors.
Run or Donate/Fundraise for The Heart and Stroke Foundation here
The Calgary Marathon Society is thrilled to welcome Chandra Crawford, The Canadian Olympic Gold Medal Winner in Cross Country Ski in 2006, as the Honourary Chair for the 2015 Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Race Weekend. Chandra is taking on a new athletic challenge and running the Centaur Subaru 21.1K while raising money for the organization she founded, Fast & Female.
For more information on Chandra here