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Virtual Race for Pace Presented by Grant Thornton

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For over a decade, heroes across Calgary have laced up for Race for Pace and embraced their inner hero for children with special needs! This superhero event raises funds and awareness for the children at Pacekids; presenting an opportunity for community members to support a local charity while logging a few kilometers. 

This year, we have all been doing our part and staying home, but we know that Race for Pace is a highlight for so many families in our community and an important fundraiser for Pacekids Programs. 

This year, we once again look forward to hosting a virtual Race for Pace presented by Grant Thornton and being able to bring the community together once again! 

How does a Virtual Race work? 

All participants will complete their run or walk at their leisure between June 4 and June 20, 2021 and are encouraged to share videos/photos on social media and tag Pacekids Programs. 

Superhero Supply Packages 

Every little superhero who registers by May 31, 2021 will receive a Superhero Supply Package loaded with fun and engaging activities.  

Every Superhero Supply Package includes: 

  • Race for Pace Activity Book & Supplies 
  • Mask Making Kit  
  • Virtual Story Time with some of our favourite Heroes 
  • Superhero Scavenger Hunt & Obstacle Course 
  • Superhero Craft with video instructions by an Occupational Therapist 
  •  Pre-Race Warm up Video 

In addition to the Superhero Supply Package, all participants will receive:

  • Downloadable Race for Pace Participant Bib (full colour or colouring sheet versions available) 
  • Downloadable Race for Pace Customizable Finishers Certificate 

Unable to participate? No problem! Be a hero and support children with special needs by pledging a participant or making a donation. 

Pacekids Programs is a charitable organization that strives to empower children with special needs and their families through excellence in therapy and education. Operating for over 25 years and funded through Program Unit Funding (PUF) from Alberta Education, & Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD), Pacekids serves children with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Global Developmental Delay, Down Syndrome, Speech & Language delays, and more through a variety of programs in the Calgary area. 

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