Do you have positive energy to burn? Are you looking for the ideal recipient for your charity dollars? There’s no better way to spread good vibes than by participating in a charity run, walk or ride. Community goodwill abounds in these heart pumping, heartwarming events.  May and June are peak season for these events, so register soon if you want to get involved.

May 11

Walk to Save a Mother
In Africa, over 800 women die every day of pregnancy and childbirth related complications. Almost all of these deaths are preventable with skilled doctors, nurses and/or midwives present, but social norms prevent women from seeking skilled care. Register yourself, your team, or donate to support a participant. Kids 12 and under walk for free. 9 am registration, 9:30 am walk

Dundas Driving Park
71 Cross Street, Dundas

May 25

Run4Lighthouse 2024
This annual fundraiser’s goal is to ensure that the services of Lighthouse for Grieving Children remain free, so no child has to grieve alone. Children, youth and their families who are grieving the death of a family member can come to Lighthouse to find a sense of belonging, connection, and understanding from others experiencing a similar loss. The run starts at 8:30 am.

St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre
1280 Dundas Street West, Oakville

May 25

Run for Women
Help support Halton Healthcare’s mental health programs by extending capacity of staffing and peer support, offering holistic and other alternative services, and creating new models of care for women and girls in our community. There’s a 5k walk/run, a 10k run, and 1k “Little Steps” by Culturelle Kids. Virtual or in-person.

Bronte Provincial Park
1212 Burloak Drive, Oakville

May 26

Hamilton-Burlington MS Walk
Join a vibrant community in a 5k walk to help improve the lives of people living with multiple sclerosis. The MS Walk Facebook page is a great way to get pumped for the event and meet other participants. Participate in person or virtually. At the park, check-in is at 10 am, opening ceremonies at 11 am.

William Connell Park
1086 West 5th Street, Hamilton

June 8

Hamilton Halton Niagara Relay for Life
In support of the Canadian Cancer Society, this event helps thousands of people get to their treatments and supports the brightest minds in cancer research. Relay for Life also offers peer support programs and provides more than 3,300 wigs, headwear, and breast prostheses. Registration is at 3 pm and the event closes at 10 pm.

Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School
2333 Headon Forest Drive, Burlington

June 23

Oakville Ride for Dog Guides (geared to motorcyclists!)
The Lions Foundation of Canada raises funds for dog guides that help Canadians with disabilities. Take a scenic ride and enjoy refreshments, incentives, prizes, and a poker run as part of the fun. Registration begins at 8:45 am and the ride starts at 10 am. 

Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides
152 Wilson Street, Oakville

June 9

Teagan’s Ride
In support of the Oakville & Milton Humane Society, Teagan’s Ride is a vintage car and motorcycle ride in memory of Teagan Walsh, who loved animals and wanted to become a veterinarian. Check-in at 9:15 am on the patio and ride to the Royal Botanical Gardens (Burlington)
and back.

Chuck’s Road House
379 Speers Road, Oakville

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