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OSTOMY TORONTO X THE B&O YORKVILLE RACE

WITH HOPES OF RAISING AWARENESS, SUPPORT AND FUNDS FOR THE OSTOMY COMMUNITY!

We are thrilled to announce our participation in the B&O Yorkville Run 2018! We hope you will join us by walking, skipping, jogging and running in support of our cause.

From now until September 9th 2018 we hope to bring awareness, speak up, and show our strength by registering and raising funds!!!

TODAY to June 15th we are offering discount codes to register! This opportunity is space limited and date restricted! So get them while they are hot!!! (and available)

If you are unable to participate we encourage you to share with your friends and help raise funds! Share this link to help : Yorkville Run - Ostomy Toronto

RACE INFORMATION
The B&O Yorkville Run race takes place on September 9, 2018. Guntime is 9:45 AM.

The B&O Yorkville Run is a premier, boutique, 5K race that takes place in the beautiful Yorkville community every September. It unites elite and local runners and businesses to raise funds for local programs and initiatives. In addition to its fundraising achievements, the B&O Yorkville Run was named Canada's fastest 5K road race for five consecutive years.

Early VIP Registration: Codes are limited and available upon request. Price will be $100+HST. All VIP CODES are only valid until June 15th!
General Registration: Any remaining spots will be available to the general public on June 15th for $125+HST

FUNDRAISING

Since its inception in 2010, the B&O Yorkville Run has raised over $1.1M for various local charities. Our list of local charities covers a wide range of causes. We hope you will be inspired, passionate, and motivated to fundraise for Ostomy Toronto https://yorkvillerun.com/the-cause/ostomy-toronto/

Help us help Ostomy Toronto!

By registering for the B&O Yorkville Run, you're committing to a minimum fundraising goal of $100.00 per runner. Upon registering, you have the opportunity to start hitting your fundraising goals right away by sending an email to your contacts! If by race day you have not reached the $100.00 minimum, you will be responsible for the commitment to your selected charity.

Fundraisers who raise over $500 will receive their choice of luxurious fundraising prizes from Bang & Olufsen, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co. and other Yorkville boutiques. View the fundraising prizes here: http://yorkvillerun.com/prizes/

AWARDS AND PRIZES

All finishers in the B&O Yorkville Run will receive customized medals. Cash and category prizes will only be distributed to participants in the Championship Run.

For a list of the luxurious fundraising prizes available to everyone who raises over $500, please VISIT THE WEBSITE.

RACE DAY DETAILS

Race Day Itinerary:
9:00 AM Canadian 5K Road Race Championship commences
9:20 AM Canadian 5K Road Race Championship concludes
9:30 AM Warm-up and stretch
9:45 AM B&O Yorkvile Run commences
10:30 AM Awards Ceremony commences, running prizes distributed (you must be there in person to claim your prize)
10:45 AM Course Closes

A VIP reception will serve hors d'oeuvres from local restaurants from 10:00-11:00 AM.
Complimentary baggage check will be available at the race site.

We Hope you will join our run and help us show society that our community is strong and united!
The Ostomy Toronto Team









GENERAL INFO REGARDING MEETINGS

Monthly Meetings

Date: Third Wednesday of every month.
Locations: TBA announced monthly
Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm

You are welcome to come at 6:30pm to mingle and enjoy some refreshments. The session will start at 7pm.
Please bring a guest if you like. All are welcome!

Peer to Peer Sessions

Location: Ostomy Toronto (344 Bloor St West, Suite 609, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3A7)
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm

Come for an evening of peer to peer support, share triumphs, struggles, and be with a group that truly understands what you are going through. We will share in a productive, safe environment and provide support to our other ostomates and make friends while we do it.
Light Refreshments will be provided.
Parking available on site.
All are welcome!

RSVP NEEDED TO ATTEND

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