About Winnipeg Indy

Join local volunteers at the 2020 Winnipeg Indy Go-Kart Challenge on Sunday, September 13

We are thrilled to be able to host this event as scheduled this year but safety remains a priority. Review the measures in place at the event in the FAQ and remember to stay home if you are feeling unwell.

Fundraising events, like the Go-Kart Indy, contribute roughly 1/3 of the monies raised for the Huntington Society of Canada every year. As such, we have a fantastic opportunity to make a big difference this year, for our 25th anniversary! Start your personal fundraising page here today! All monies raised will support Family Services in Manitoba and National/International Research to delay or stop Huntington disease.


Thanks to a kind donor, your event impact will be doubled this fall! Donations received by September 30th will be matched dollar for dollar so we can make double the progress towards providing support for HD families today, and give hope, by changing the course of this disease, for HD families tomorrow.

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The first Indy Go-Kart Challenge took place in Niagara Falls, raising $3,000. In 1996, the Indys went National and have raised well over $1 million for the HD community. Now, as Canada's largest fundraising Go-Kart event, this volunteer-led day is dedicated to Canadian families whose lives are affected by Huntington disease.

LAP ONE: Gather your family and friends, choose a team captain and have him/her register a team of up to six people with Vern at info@hdmanitoba.ca or 204-694-1779. IMPORTANT: Your Team Captain MUST REGISTER WITH VERN to get a Race Time (either 9 am or 11 am) on Sunday, September 13.

LAP TWO: Start fundraising!! Click the Register as an Individual or Join or Start a Team button below and create your online fundraising page. Share the link to your page with anyone and everyone! Download the 2020 Pledge Form to record cash and cheques received!

LAP THREE: Join us on race day and enjoy prizes and refreshments. Remember to arrive 45 minutes before your race time!

There is a Team fee of $360 for up to 6 people. Individuals will be placed in a team by registering with Vern and raising a minimum of $60.

Note: This is a child-friendly event; children must be 10 years old and 52 inches tall to drive a go-kart. We will have a number of "buddy Karts" available where a child and adult can ride together.

For more information on the Winnipeg Indy, please view our website at www.hdmanitoba.ca. You can view past races in the Photo Gallery, download forms, and get more detailed answers to your questions.

Date

Starts at:  September 13, 2020 8:15 AM
Ends at:  September 13, 2020 12:00 PM

Location

Thunder Rapids Amusement Park
5058 Portage Avenue
Headingley,MB R4H 1E1 CAN

Contact

Vern Barrett
(204) 694-1779
info@hdmanitoba.ca

About the Huntington Society of Canada


The Huntington Society of Canada (HSC) strives for a better future for those affected by Huntington disease (HD).  There are three main areas that HSC focuses on:


1. Funding cutting edge research into slowing or stopping the progression of HD


2. Funding Family Services workers across Canada to provide support for those affected by HD


3. Raising awareness of HD, educating the public and health services professionals, as well as advocating for the rights of those affected by HD



Thanks to our generous sponsors!