RBC Race for the Kids

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RBC Race for the Kids

Registration is NOW OPEN!

After two years of operating as a virtual event during the pandemic, RBC Race for the Kids is back with a day of in-person fun that includes a 6-km family walk/run, race T-shirt, pancake breakfast, as well as all-day parking and access to Heritage Park on September 11, 2022.

Register Today!

Now in its sixth year, RBC Race for the Kids funds programs and services that help kids in our community who are struggling with their mental health. Registrants can set up their own fundraising page to reach out to family and friends for support. If you would like to learn more about the kind of programs and services RBC Race for the Kids supports, visit buildthemup.ca

Register early for some amazing Stampede concert packages!

Sign up before July 7 and be entered to win one of several live music packages happening during the Calgary Stampede. We have a set of four tickets for you and three friends to attend the Roundup MusicFest , featuring The Offspring and guests at Shaw Millennium Park on July 13, as well a package of four tickets for The Oxford Stomp, featuring The Black Crowes and guests at Shaw Millennium Park on July 15. We also have two pairs of tickets for the Blake Shelton concert at the Scotiabank Saddledome on July 16. You don’t have to worry about paying Stampede gate admission, either – this prize package includes free access to the grounds.

That’s FOUR separate chances to win!

Early-bird pricing is $25 for adults and $15 for youth age 3-17. Children 2 and under are free.

Download the RBC Race toolkit

Level up your social media game with downloadable graphics, fast facts about mental health, and a poster you can edit to display at your workplace.

Download Toolkit

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

RBC Race for the Kids sponsorships offer unique opportunities for employee engagement and corporate recognition while providing support for crucial mental health programs and services for youth.

Check out the benefits of sponsoring the RBC Race for the Kids in our 2022 Sponsorship Guide.

For more info, please email us.

What will the Race look like this year?

While billed as a 6-km run, RBC Race for the Kids is designed for everyone. The Race begins at 8:45 a.m. but participants are encouraged to arrive early, beginning at 8 a.m. Start times will be staggered so the pathways don’t get too congested and families with small kids and strollers can go at their own pace, and there are opportunities to cut the Race short and turn back if the little ones aren’t feeling up to completing the circuit.

For those who enjoyed making RBC Race for the Kids their own over the last two years, a virtual participation option exists. Registration is free and participants can walk or run where they choose and still fundraise for child mental health. Virtual participants can also receive a race T-shirt when they fundraise $50 or more! Check out our RBC Race for the Kids FAQ for more.

A HUGE thank you to our 2022 sponsors!

 


 

Blake Shelton Photo: EJ Hersom. This section is an excerpt of the original. Creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

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