2017 Alive to Strive Race

The 2017 Alive to Strive Race is on Sunday, April 30 at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility.

Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project is a non-profit organization committed to education, prevention and public awareness about chronic kidney disease.   We are a front line organization, working directly with individuals living with chronic kidney disease.

We will be hosting our 7th annual race event on April 30th 2017 at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility. All funds generated as a result of the race will be used to support our “Active Living Grant Program”, benefiting individuals in the Ottawa area living with chronic kidney disease.

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2017 Race Logo

 

Our Race Features:

MONEY PRIZE FOR TOP 3 10K RUNNERS (male/female): $300, $200, $100!!!

  • EVENTS: 1K walk/run, 5K walk/run, 5K wheelchair race, 5K Team Challenge and 10K walk/run
  • Disposable timing chip for 5K walk/run, 5K Wheelchair, 5K Team Challenge and 10K walk/run
  • Youth prices for the 5K events
  • Long sleeve tech shirts ($20)
  • Registration Area at Hog’s Back Park (5K,  5K team challenge, 10K)
  • Registration Area at Terry Fox Athletic Facility (1K)
  • Free healthy lunch (meat option and vegetarian option)
  • Information booths
  • Health check booth
  • Massage therapists available for participants

1K walk/run – Our 1K walk is ideal for supporting individuals with kidney disease and promoting the benefits of fitness. This is our most popular event with the kids!

Fresenius Medical Care 5K walk/run – Our 5K race us a competitive run or walk that follows the same route as our 10K but loops back by Carleton University.  This is our most popular event with the greatest range of athletic abilities.  Youth price is available for this event (7-12 years old).

5K Wheelchair Race – Our 5K wheelchair race is a new event at this year’s Alive to Strive Race.  The course follows the same route as our 5K and will open the Alive to Strive Race 2014 as our first event of the day! Youth price is available for this event (7-12 years old).

5K Team Challenge walk/run – A unique team building experience!  Groups of 4 to 10 are challenged to record their best time; the four best times per team are added together to determine the fastest team.  The course follows the same route as our 5K.

10K walk/run – Our 10K is a competitive race that follows the Rideau Canal.  In 2013, our top runner posted a time of 32:06.  This year, the 10K will be open to those who wish to walk the course, but it must be completed under 2 hours.

Dialysis Patients 1K, 5K and 10K walk/run – Individuals receiving dialysis treatments can register for free to the 1K, 5K and 10K.  Units where the individual is receiving dialysis will be verified.

Kids 6 & under walk/run –   Kids 6 and under can also participate for free but must be registered and accompanied by an adult at all time.  Kids can walk/run or be in a stroller.

Registration Fees

All values in CAD

Early Bird
Before March 1st, 2017
Regular
Before April 1st 2017
Late
Before April 26rd 2017
Race Kit Pick Up  and Race Day Registration
April 28th, 29th and 30th
(CASH ONLY)
           EVENTS Regular Youth 12 & under Regular Youth 12 & under Regular Youth 12 & under Regular Youth 12 & under
 Family Friendly 1K walk/fun run $10 $15 $15 $20
5K walk/run $35 $10 $40 $15 $45 $15 $50 $20
5K wheelchair race $35 $10 $40 $15 $45 $15 $50 $20
5K Team Challenge walk/run* $30 $35 $40 $50
10 K walk/run $45 $50 $55 $60
Dialysis Patients
1K, 5K, 10K walk/run
FREE
Kids 6 & under walk/run FREE

*Teams must have a minimum of 4 runners and a maximum 10 runners. For each additional team member over 4 there will be an additional fee.  The 5K Team Challenge is not a relay, ALL team members must run the whole 5 km. Each team’s 4 best times will be added to determine the winners.

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Awards/Results:

We will have an awards tent near the big tent in the Athlete’s Village at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility.  Please present yourself at the tent 30 minutes after crossing the finish line to verify results.

  • Award Ceremony for top 3, male and female 5K and 10K races *at the podium near big tent at Terry Fox Athletic Facility
    • 10K winners (male and female):  
      • 1st place – $300
      • 2nd place – $200
      • 3rd place – $100
    • 5K winners (male and female):
      • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place – plaque
  • Age Category Awards will be available at the “Awards tent”
    • Age Category awards for male and female 5K
      • U14
      • 15-19
      • 20-29
      • 30-39
      • 40-49
      • 50-59
      • 60+
    • Age Category awards for male and female 10K
      • U19
      • 20-29
      • 30-39
      • 40-49
      • 50-59
      • 60+
  • Award ceremony for the Top 3 teams in the 5K Team Challenge *at the podium near big tent at Terry Fox Athletic Facility
  • Presentation of all other awards
    • top fundraiser
    • top team fundraiser
    • team spirit award

April 30 – Event Day Schedule

8:00 AM
Race Day Registration for all 5K events and 10K (at Hog’s Back Park)
9:45 AM
5K Wheelchair Race
10:00 AM
  10K walk/run (must be under 2 hrs)
10:00 AM
Race Day Registration for the 1K (at Terry Fox Athletic Facility)
10:30 AM
5K walk/run
10:45 AM
5K Team Challenge
11:30 AM
Family Friendly 1K walk/run

Free Lunch

A free, healthy lunch will be serve to all participants starting at 10:30AM

  • you will have the choice of a meat or vegetarian option

Course Details

Click here for Event map

1K Walk/Fun Run: Start and finish on Terry Fox Track.

5K walk/run and 5K Wheelchair race: Starts at Hogs Back Road (near the Terry Fox Athletic Facility), turns down Colonel By Drive for an out and back route returning to Hogs Back Road and feeding in to the Terry Fox Athletic Facility for a final 200 m around the track to the finish.

5K Team Challenge: This race will begin and follow the same path as the 5 km Run/Walk. Teams will consist of 4 to 10 members. All members run the whole 5 km. The top 4 times from each team will be used to determine the winning team!

10K walk/run: Starts at Hogs Back Road (near the Terry Fox Athletic Facility), turns down Colonel By Drive for an out and back route returning to Hogs Back Road and feeding in to the Terry Fox Athletic Facility for a final 200m around the track to the finish.

Race Shirt

Alive to Strive Race 2016 Tech long sleeve shirts are available for an additional $20.

Youth shirts are short sleeve (T-shirts) and not long sleeve (wasn’t available)

Sizes available are Youth, XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL

Race Kit Pick Up

Race Kit Pickup times and locations:

Friday, April 28th, 2017

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bank Street Running Room
901 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON K1S 3W5
Ph: (613) 233-5617

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

10:00 am. – 2:00 pm.
Terry Fox Athletic Facility
2960 Riverside Drive

Sunday, April 30th, 2017 (Race Day)

  • 5K, 5K wheelchair, 5K team and 10K at Hog’s Back Park starting at 8:00am
  • 1K at Terry Fox Athletic Facility starting at 10:00 am.

Race Day Registration

Online registration will close April 26 at 11:59 p.m. Late entries to all races will be accepted at Race Kit Pickup (Friday and Saturday) as well as on race day Sunday, April 30 starting at 8 a.m. unless event has been sold out.

* Participants must register a minimum of 30 minutes prior to the start time of their event. If a participant registers later, his/her time chip will not be activated and he/she will not have an official time.

Late registrations are available during race kit pick times on Friday April 28th, Sat April 29th and Sunday April 30th must be paid in cash ONLY

Late Registration Fees:

1K – $15

5K – $50, youth $20

10K – $60

5K Team Challenge – $50

Additional Information

  • For the safety of all participants, no in-line skates or animals (with the exception of guide-dogs) will be allowed on any of the courses or at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility. Participants with strollers are allowed but will be asked to start at the back of the group to prevent any injuries.
  • Race Tech long sleeve shirts are available for an additional $20.  Sizes available are Youth, XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL
  • The 10K is a walk/run event but must be completed within 2 hours
  • Timing chip for the 5K walk/run, 5K wheelchair, 5K Team Challenge and 10K walk/run will done by Quidchrono and will be included in your race kit on the back of your bib.

Cancellation Policy

Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. Nor can we transfer your entry to another participant or to another year. Alive To Strive Kidney Fitness Project, in consultation with city officials and local law enforcement agencies, has the authority to cancel any event for emergency purposes. If such emergency conditions force cancellation, refunds cannot necessarily be provided since funds may have been already been spent in preparation for Run Day.

Event Contact Information

Name: Marie-Eve Chainey
Phone: 613-796-4089
Email: alivetostrive@gmail.com

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