2018 Run for the Cure

CIBC Run for the Cure picture

REGISTER Join the UTM team

SPONSOR Donate to the team or a team member

VOLUNTEER Volunteer for Run Day


Rules for 2018

In order to receive a UTM team running shirt, each team member must raise a minimum of $150.

Team members who opt to pay the registration fee instead will not receive a UTM team athletic shirt.

The shirts are long-sleeved performance shirts with the U of T Mississauga logo, courtesy of UTM's Marketing and Communications Office

Men's shirts are traditional U-neck, while women's (pictured below) are V-necks.

UTM team shirt 2017


Fundraising Events and Initiatives

  • Drink for Pink:  Tuesday, August 28 from 4:00 to 6:00pm
  • Official Campaign Kick-off:  Thursday, September 6, from 12pm to 1:00pm, outside the Blind Duck
  • Pink Luncheon: Thursday, September 20, from 12 pm - 1:30 pm (only one seating) register via Eventbrite:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pink-luncheon-tickets-50139108423 or you may purchase a ticket directly from one of the Team members:  Rishi Arora, Allison Lucas, Dina Moreira, Cindy Short, Natasha Walli and Ron Wener
  • Dodge for the Cure: Friday, September 28, 2018 - all day

Volunteering

Each year more than 3,000 runners and walkers participate in the Mississauga CIBC Run for the Cure on our green campus – and this year promises to be an exciting, powerful and memorable experience for everyone who participates.  

The event is a 1k or 5k run and/or walk. You don’t have to decide your distance or whether you will be walking, running or a combination of the two until the day of the event.

We also need volunteers! You can make a difference, too! With your support, the Foundation will continue to fund vital research and community health grants that have led progress in breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care.

FAQs:

Run for the Cure FAQs   

  1. Do I have to be a trained runner to participate in the Run for the Cure? The Run welcomes runners and walkers of all levels This is definitely not a race (it’s a community coming together in support of a great cause).
  2. How else can I contribute? You can donate either to an individual participant or to the UTM Team. Please click the donate button below.
  3. Can I get a tax receipt? Donations to the Run for the Cure are tax deductible. Tickets for the Pink Luncheon or Raffles are not tax deductible.
  4. Can I volunteer for the day of the run? Volunteers are needed to assist with the CIBC Run for the Cure on Sunday September 30th at the University of Toronto Mississauga. We are looking for Run Day Parking Attendants, Spirit Squad, Route Marshals, Tear Down help, etc. We are also looking for entertainers along the Run route, singer, photographers, face painters, etc. You can sign up on the Run for the Cure site at https://cbcf.volunteerhub.com/lp/Mississauga/. If you have any other questions, please contact Cindy Short (cindy.short@utoronto.ca)  or Natasha Walli (Natasha.walli@utoronto.ca)

 

Pink Luncheon FAQ’s

  1. How can someone purchase a table? Please contact Natasha.walli@utoronto.ca who is coordinating the tables.
  2. What’s on the menu? The menu for this year is Tender Chicken Stir Fry with Rice or Vegetarian Stir Fry - served with choice of Caesar or Market Green Salad and Rolls, Pink Lemonade, Water, Coffee & Tea and Cupcake with pink icing
  3. Will there be a raffle this year? We have a number of items available in the raffle at the luncheon. We will also have a 50/50 draw.
  4. Where does the money go? All proceeds will go towards the UTM Team Run for the Cure Team which is in support of the CIBC Run for the Cure.

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