Get ready for the annual Rock’N’Roll Marathon!
Call to Action
VOBOC directors are lacing up their shoes and choosing to make a positive impact in the lives of adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with cancer. They are putting their soles to the ground and making sure that each of their steps count as they raise money for VOBOC at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, to be held here in Montreal on September 25th 2016.
The challenge is to raise a minimum of $500 per runner. They would like you to join them this year to help make a real difference in the lives of adolescents and young adults here in Montreal.
Last year was VOBOC’s first time running in the Montreal Rock’N’Roll Marathon, where we raised nearly $3,500 to help obtain Vo-Paks for new AYAs.
This year we need to raise more funds to be able get closer to our long term goals of ensuring that every AYA gets a Vo-Pak.
Why are these Vo-Pak backpacks so important?
These Paks help break isolation for AYAs new to the scary world of cancer and help equip, empower and engage them through their cancer journey. As a result, let’s work hard to raise the most funds possible this year.
Running in the Montreal Marathon:
How it works:
First thing you have to do is sign up through the Rock’N’Roll Marathon website here:
You have the option to run:
1km – $20
5km – $55
10km – $60
Half marathon – $99
Full marathon – $115
Registration is filling up quickly so to avoid being shut out of your preferred category, please register ASAP. The last day to sign up is July 31st 2016. (Important to note that VOBOC cannot register for you or pick up your runner’s package for the race – only runners can do that about two days prior)
Once you have registered you can use the pledge form here and create your own online fundraiser on CanadaHelps:
Send us a quick email or call at the office once you are signed up firstname.lastname@example.org or 514-695-9292.
Now dust the cobwebs off those running shoes and RUN VOBOC RUN!!