About Albertans Helping Albertans Virtual 5K 2021

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The Albertans Helping Albertans Virtual 5K is a virtual, province-wide fundraiser that raises funds for all 17 Alberta Health Services cancer centres.

You can participate by joining a team or as an individual and committing to run or walk 5k! You will also choose which cancer centre you would like raise funds for- from Fort McMurray, to Red Deer to Lethbridge.

The Albertans Helping Albertans Virtual 5K is a fun way to stay active while supporting fellow Albertans facing cancer. Whether you are an avid runner, a beginner debuting your running career, or an Albertan wanting to walk to make a positive difference in your community, this event is suitable for all ages. You can participate by running on a treadmill or on your favourite path!

This virtual event can take place anytime between May 1 - May 31, 2021.

Registration Details:

  • Registration is $20 per person. Registration for participants under 18 is FREE.
  • The first 300 people who register and complete their run or walk will receive a medal.
  • The first 300 people to raise $500 by April 30 will receive a Race T-shirt

Keep an eye out for social media contests!

The fundraising can start immediately and the run or walk can take place anytime between May 1 – May 31, 2021.

  1. Register
  2. Create a team and invite others to join you.
  3. Come up with a creative name and set a goal for yourself and/or your team. Challenge your friends or other teams to fundraising competitions and see how can raise the most!
  4. Consider starting with a self-donation and ask your network to match it. Check with your company to find out about a possible matching program that could double your impact!
  5. Get moving and track your progress! 

For more information please contact Michelle Pitt at michelle.pitt@albertacancer.ca.

Together we will make a difference for Albertans facing cancer.


Starts at:  May 1, 2021 1:01 AM
Ends at:  June 1, 2021 12:59 AM


, Anywhere in Alberta


Michelle Pitt

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