Date(s) - Sunday May 29, 2016
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Ontario. On Sunday, May 29, 2016 the Sexual Assault Centre of Brant will hold our third annual SAC Run. Sign up now for this fantastic community event and be a part of creating Healing and Change in Brantford and Brant County.
Choose from a 5km or 10km run or a 1km walk along the beautiful Grand River trail system, collect sponsors to support the work of the Centre, and help raise community awareness around the issue of sexual violence.
The participant fee is $30 and is waived if you raise over $100. There are prizes for the most funds raised so register and get started now! Tax receipts are issued for all donations over $20 and all proceeds support survivors of sexual violence through SAC Brant.
8:30 am Registration and Check-In
9:45 am Welcome & Opening Ceremonies
10:00 am 5km/10km Run
10:10 am 1km Walk
11:30 am Silent Auction & Closing Celebration
Click below to download the 2016 registration form
and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Register early to ensure your t-shirt size. Pledge forms, pledges, and/or registration fee will be collected at the event. We look forward to seeing you there!
**NEW THIS YEAR**
Fundraise as a team! Being part of a team can motivate you to do your personal best AND to reach your fundraising goal, not to mention have a great time as a group! To enter as a team, form a group and choose a team name and a team representative. Each team member should register as an individual and write their team name on their registration form. Before May 15, 2016 have your Team Representative email email@example.com with a final list of team members. Team Fundraising Totals are due by email Friday, May 27, 2016 to be considered, and if your team’s total is more than $100 per person, ALL of your team’s registration fees will be waived!!
Questions? Call the Sexual Assault Centre of Brant at 519-751-1164 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Frequently Asked Questions….
What is the SAC Run?
The SAC Run is a 5km/10km charity run or 1km charity walk to raise awareness and funds for the Sexual Assault Centre of Brant. The SAC Run is organized entirely by staff and volunteers from SAC Brant.
When and where is the SAC Run?
The SAC Run is on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Waterworks Park in Brantford, Ontario (390 Grand River Avenue). Registration/check-in starts at 8:30am. The 5km/10km run starts at 10:00am and the 1km walk starts at 10:10am.
What run options are available?
You can choose from a 5km or 10km trail run or 1km trail run/walk. The course is flat. Children and strollers are welcome. We ask that slower runners/walkers and strollers stay to the right so runners can pass freely.
What if I don’t like to run?
You can walk, run or a combination, or just come out to cheer on your friends! There is also a silent auction and kids craft table, and Taylor the Turtle will make an appearance! The SAC Run is for people of all ages and ability levels with a desire to raise awareness and contribute to their community!
Can I ride my bike or inline skates?
No. For safety reasons bicycles, inline skates, scooters, and skateboards are not permitted.
Can I bring my pet to the Run?
No. For safety reasons, pets are not permitted at the event.
Will there be food and drinks available?
There will be water stations located at the 2.5 km and 4.5 km marks of the run. Refreshments will be provided to all participants after the run.
What should I wear?
Wear whatever makes you comfortable! All registered participants will receive a SAC Run T-shirts (register early to ensure your size). We also love to see lots of purple as this is the official colour of the Sexual Assault Centre of Brant, and there could be prizes for the “Best Dressed!”
How do I register?
Register online or submit your completed registration form by email/fax/mail as soon as possible to ensure your T-shirt size and begin fundraising. We will also accept registration forms on the day of the event. Your registration fee and pledge money are due at the event, NOT at the time of registration.
How much does it cost?
The registration fee is $30, but this fee is waived if you raise $100 or more. All funds raised support the work of the Sexual Assault Centre of Brant.
Can I register as part of a team?
Yes! Taking part as a team can help you motivate each other run your personal best AND to reach your fundraising goal! To enter as a team, form a group and choose a team name. Each team member should register as an individual and note the team name on the registration form. Before May 15, 2016 have one Team representative email email@example.com with a final list of team members. Your registration fee is still $30 but if your Team Fundraising Total is more than $100 per person, the whole team’s registration fees will be waived.
How do I submit my Team Fundraising Total?
Your Team Fundraising Total is the total amount raised by all members of your team. Your team’s total is due Friday, May 27, 2016 at 5 pm. Your team representative must email the Team Fundraising Total along with scanned copies and/or screenshots of the team’s pledge sheets and CanadaHelps totals to firstname.lastname@example.org before that deadline to be considered.
Do I have to collect the money from people who agree to sponsor me?
Yes. Please bring your pledge money or cheques to the registration/check-in area on run day. Cheques can be made out to “Sexual Assault Centre of Brant.” If your sponsors donate $20 or over, they will receive a tax receipt. You can also collect pledges online through Canada Helps.
Can you accept debit or credit cards?
We can’t accept debit or credit cards on race day, but if you set up your online fundraising page through Canada Helps, your supporters can easily donate online using their credit cards. Bring cash or cheques for the silent auction!
How do I set up my Canada Helps online fundraising page?
Setting up your online fundraising page is SO easy!
- Go to canadahelps.org and click “Sign In”
- Create a new account or sign into your existing account
- Click on “Fundraise” at the top of the page and select “Create a Fundraiser”
- Search “Sexual Assault Centre of Brant” and click “Add Charity”
- Fill in the rest of the fields and upload a featured image if you wish.
- SHARE THE HECK out of those links on social media and email and watch the donations pour in!
On race day, take or print a screenshot of your total and bring it with you to qualify for the fundraising prize.