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Join us on Sunday, June 21st for the Raymond James Father’s Day Walk / Run for Prostate Cancer!

Raymond James Father’s Day Walk/Run for Prostate Cancer

It’s a family affair

100% of the funds raised through this event goes back to supporting men and their families impacted by prostate cancer, right here in our own community. Bring your dad, brother, or son – or just come to help support all the men in your life. YOU can make the difference by walking or running with your whole family to raise awareness and funds for prostate cancer.

Activities of this event will include: 

  • 5 K Walk or Run
  • 3 K Walk or Run
  • Dash for Dad

Event Date:
Sunday, June 21, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

Event Location:

Vancouver Island Technology Park, 4464 Markham Street, Victoria

Event Day Schedule:

  • 8:00 a.m. – Registration Opens
  • 9:45 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies
  • 10:00 a.m. – 5K and 3K Run and Walk
  • 10:30 a.m. – Post Run Pancake Breakfast
  • 11:00 a.m. – Dash For Dad
  • 11:15 a.m. – Closing Ceremonies

Prizes and Fundraising Incentives:

There will be multiple prizes to win on the day of the event along with a 50-50 draw! More details will be shared closer to the event.

  • Top 3 Fundraisers
  • Top Youth Fundraiser
  • Top Fundraising Friends & Family Team
  • Top Male Finisher
  • Top Female Finisher

Registration Details:

All participants will receive a Raymond James Father’s Day Walk / Run T-Shirt, a pancake breakfast, coffee, water, refreshments and snacks!

  • Regular Registration – $35
  • Youth (12 & under) – FREE
  • Raise over $150 and receive FREE registration
  • Spectators and cheerleaders welcome!

The FIRST 200 PARTICIPANTS in the walk or run will receive a Father’s Day PERFORMANCE T-SHIRT!

 

 

Our Partner

Thanks to Raymond James, our title sponsor, 100% of funds raised will go directly to patient-supported programs and services right here on Vancouver Island. By raising more money, YOU get to help us help more men.

Need some help with your fundraising? We have you covered!

Trust us, we get that asking people for money is a difficult task. But if you have been impacted by prostate cancer in some way – you or someone you know has been diagnosed – you know how important raising money really is to ensure Island Prostate Centre is there to help!

THANK YOU for taking the first step in wanting to help – we are with you every step of the way!

We have created some really easy tools to help you reach your fundraising goals. Tip sheets, downloadable files to just simply cut and paste into emails…you name it, we have it! If you need more help, just let us know.

Download our Fundraising Tip Sheet

 

Download the 2020 Pledge Sheet

Social Media Tools

We’ve prepared a collection of images to help grab the attention of your Facebook friends!

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To post to Facebook, download these photos and unzip them onto your computer. Log into your Facebook and tell everyone why raising funds for Island Prostate Centre is important to you! You can also copy and paste the posts below. When you’re done, click photo/video, add the graphic and post!

Sample Posts:

I am participating in the Raymond James Father’s Day Walk/Run for prostate cancer this June in support of the 1 in 9 men diagnosed on Vancouver Island. I know 9 men. You know 9 men. Check out my fundraising page and help me reach my goals! Together we can we can make sure that they will have the support they need @islandprostatecentre

Help me reach my fundraising goal by visiting my personal fundraising page. By donating, you are helping me but more importantly, you are helping all men here on Vancouver Island along with their families. Because of you the 1 in 9 men diagnosed in their lifetime will have access to counselling, support groups, nutrition education, exercise programs and more @islandprostatecentre

If Instagram is your thing, download the photos below, log into Instagram and tell each and every one of your followers why raising funds for Island Prostate Centre is so important. Even easier, you can also copy and paste the post below. Make sure to add your personal fundraising page link to your bio!

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Sample Posts:

I am #doingitfordad by participating in the Raymond James Father’s Day Walk/Run for prostate cancer this June. I am doing this for the #1in9 men diagnosed with prostate cancer on Vancouver Island each year. Click the link in my bio to see my personal fundraising page. Together we can we can make sure that our community will have the support they need.

Help me reach my fundraising goal by visiting my personal fundraising page linked in my bio. By donating you’re not only supporting me, did you know that you are also helping all the men of Vancouver Island and their families. Because of you, the #1in9 men diagnosed in their lifetime will have access to counselling, support groups, nutrition education, exercise programs and more at Island Prostate Centre.

To post to Twitter, download one of these photos onto your computer. Log in and tweet the world why raising funds for Island Prostate Centre and prostate cancer is important to you! You can also copy and paste the post below. Remember, make sure to add your personal fundraising page link to your bio!

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Sample Posts:

Help me support the #1in9 men diagnosed with prostate cancer on Vancouver Island. I am #doingitfordad by participating in the Raymond James Father’s Day Walk/Run for prostate cancer this June. Check out my fundraising page and help me reach my goals! Together we can we can make sure that our community will have the support they need @islandprostate

Help me reach my fundraising goal by visiting my personal fundraising page. By donating you’re not only supporting me, you are also supporting the men of Vancouver Island and their families. Because of you #1in9 men diagnosed in their lifetime will have access to counselling, support groups, nutrition education, exercise programs and more @islandprostate

Help us spread the news about this fantastic event!

We want to make sure no one misses out on the fun this Father’s Day. We have created some generalized content for you to easily share with your network. Whether you’re a sponsor of this event, participant, or just want to spread the word, we are beyond grateful for your efforts!

Sample Posts:

The Raymond James Father’s Day Walk/ Run for Prostate Cancer is returning this year on June 16th! Donate / Register / Learn more www.IslandProstateCentre.com/FathersDayWalkRun 
In support of @islandprostatecentre #yyj #victoria #prostatecancer #yyjevents #supportlocal

This Father’s Day do something special with your ol’ man! On Sunday, June 16th the Raymond James Father’s Day Walk/ Run for Prostate cancer is returning to Victoria. Learn more, donate & register at www.IslandProstateCentre.com/FathersDayWalkRun 
In support of @islandprostatecentre #yyj #victoria #prostatecancer #yyjevents #supportlocal

Don’t miss out! The Raymond James Father’s Day Walk/ Run for Prostate Cancer is happening on June 16th! It’s not too late to donate, register and learn more by visiting www.IslandProstateCentre.com/FathersDayWalkRun 
In support of @islandprostatecentre #yyj #victoria #prostatecancer #yyjevents #supportlocal

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THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS

 

 

 

We’re thankful for the generous support of our event sponsor.