Aurora Recovery Centre

Recovery is a long journey; no one should have to walk it alone. Support those struggling
with addiction by taking part in Aurora Recovery Centre’s Fun Run for addiction awareness.

All funds raised will be donated to:
Resources Assistance for Youth in Winnipeg.


10:00 am on September 2nd, 2018

*Race kit pick up starts at 8:00 am 

*Yoga starts at 9:00 am


Walk or run your choice of a 5km or 10km route with your friends and family:

  • 5km run/walk — $25
  • 10km run/walk — $25
  • Family/Team 5km or 10km run/walk — $100


Gimli Park Pavilion

Gimli Park Pavilion

At 9:00 am, Erin O’Neil of Flow Wellness will be leading a group yoga session in the park. The race kicks off at 10:00 am with Mayor Randy Woroniuk giving our opening speech at 9:50. We have a special guest kicking off the race with a crowd rally at 9:55 am. Following the race there will be a BBQ to refuel all participants. While you enjoy lunch, we will have live music playing in the park by the Sacred Stones a fantastic country, fiddle, & rock’n roll band! This is a family-friendly event! There will be a ton of fun activities your kid(s) can take part in, including:

Labyrinth obstacle maze | large bouncer | Face painting | Bike decorating contest judging | Cotton candy & popcorn treats | Dunk Tank | Kids Zumba

The BBQ fundraiser to benefit Kienan Roche will start at 11:00 a.m. Kienan suffered a neck and spinal cord injury on November 12th 2017. The family is seeking support to obtain much-needed medical and exercise supplies. So come down and enjoy your BBQ and entertainment!

At 12:30 we will have a special guest speaker address participants and close the event with an awards ceremony. The grand prize will be distributed at this time. You must be at the event to claim the grand prize.

Kids bike Decorating Contest Rules:

  • Children must be under the age of 12 yrs to participate
  • Decorating is to take place prior to the fun run/walk
  • Judging will be done after the run/walk is completed.
  • Have fun and get creative! Streamers, noisemakers, balloons, there is no limit to what you can create even put on a costume!

Regardless of whether you choose to walk or run, all participants will be automatically entered to win our grand prize: the Ultimate Churchill Adventure for two, sponsored by Calm Air! This prize includes:

  • 2 Flights to Churchill, MB
  • Dog sledding tour for 2
  • Beluga whale tour for 2
  • Great White Bear Rover Tour for 2
  • Over $6,000 value!

The Fun Run event will come to a close at 2:00 pm.

Thanks to Our Sponsors!
Live music provided by The Sacred Stones. They’re a country, fiddle & rock’n roll group based out of St. Laurent.
Check out their facebook page here.

Sponsorship Program

Gold Sponsor

$500.00 + Includes

  • Recognition at the closing ceremony

  • Branding on race shirts worn by all participants

  • Logo recognition on our race banner displayed at the run

  • Logo recognition on our web page year round

Silver Sponsor

$300.00 + Includes

  •  Branding on race shirts worn by all participants
  • Logo recognition on our race banner displayed at the run.

Bronze Sponsor

$150.00 + Includes

  •  Branding on race shirts worn by all participants
  •  Recognition on all social media handles

Boardwalk Sponsor

$200.00 + Includes

 A portion of the run takes place on the boardwalk lining the beautiful beach of downtown Gimli, MB. We will place a marker in the sand beside the boardwalk in memory of someone you have lost to this horrific disease.

Are you interested in becoming a sponsor? Get in touch!

Support those struggling with addiction!
Aurora Recovery Centre

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