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Not only will the run make
you feel good, so will the impact
it has beyond the pavement.

Do it for the kids

Do it for the kids

Meet some of the children whose lives have been, and continue to be greatly impacted by research and the funds raised to support it.

Meet some of the children whose lives have been, and continue to be greatly impacted by research and the funds raised to support it.

Name: Mellina
Age: 3
Hospital: CHU Sainte-Justine
Meet Mellina: 
Mellina was born prematurely, at only 25 weeks and 5 days. That’s when the rollercoaster began, with bowel perforations and [TELL ME MORE]

Name: Gaven
Age: 9
Hospital: McMaster Children’s Hospital
Meet Gaven: 
When Gaven was 6 months old, a scan revealed an egg-sized brain tumor and he was diagnosed with atypical teratoid/rhabdoid... [TELL ME MORE]

Name: Camren
Age: 15
Hospital: The Hospital for Sick Children

Meet Camren: 
Diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease and G6PD deficiency, both inherited conditions, Camren is no stranger to hospitals. [TELL ME MORE]

Name: Jacob
Current Age: 14
Hospital: Janeway Children’s Hospital
Meet Jacob: Jacob was born on New Year’s Day – seemingly healthy – until two weeks later when he started to present unusual symptoms. [TELL ME MORE]

Name: Zahra
Age: 3
Hospital: The Hospital for Sick Children
Meet Zahra: Zahra’s mom had a healthy pregnancy so no one expected a simple screening to reveal anything suspicious. [TELL ME MORE]

Name: Abby 
Age: 10
Hospital: CHEO
Meet Abby: 
Abby’s journey with CHEO started when she was only 18 months old and her parents noticed that she was missing developmental milestones. [TELL ME MORE]

It all starts with research

Research is the engine that drives a million changes for the health of every kid in Canada. Your contributions support the discovery of life-saving treatment that improve survival rates, quality of life and outcomes for children who are facing the most challenging health issues such as cancer, epilepsy, diabetes, congenital heart defects and life-threatening allergies.

Every day at Canada's 13 Children's Hospitals:

5,000 children
need care

250 children
need surgery

So there's never been a better time to lace up and get active! Or donate today to help us uncover new cures and less invasive treatments through ground-breaking research and clinical trials.

Cross country power.

The donations you raise will help fund life-saving research at your local children’s hospital. From rare diseases to everyday illnesses, research is the first essential step for every kid in Canada to be a healthier kid which is why your efforts - and every dollar raised - matter.

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