Providence Healthcare Foundation
Providence Healthcare Foundation

Run, Walk, Roll – Over $25,000 raised for Providence!

Sep 28, 2018

On Sunday, September 9, Providence Healthcare hosted the first ever Grandparents’ Day Run, Walk & Roll. Over 125 participants took part in a 1K, 5K and 10K in honour or in memory of grandparents and grandchildren everywhere.

Families of Providence Healthcare staff, residents and patients came out in large numbers in a family-friendly fundraising event. Participants who had signed up for the 5K or 10K were transported to run or walk at the gorgeous Taylor Creek Park. The winners below:

5K
Gold - Mike Strype
Silver - Madelyn Zirnhelt
Bronze - Beth Johnson

10K
Gold - Patrick Zirnhelt
Silver - Ryan Roncesvalles
Bronze - Jamie Sleath & Tracy Stober

In total, the participants of the Run, Walk & Roll helped raise over $12,500 for Providence Healthcare’s Hope Starts Here Campaign! With every donation matched dollar-for-dollar by Rexall, Providence Healthcare raised over $25,000 for this Grandparents’ Day!

The top three fundraisers:

Gold - Emily Dawson ($2,300)
Silver - James Lam ($1,160)
Bronze - Chiara Campitelli-Thompson ($655)

See you next year on Sunday, September 8!On Sunday, September 9, Providence Healthcare hosted the first ever Grandparents’ Day Run, Walk & Roll. Over 125 participants took part in a 1K, 5K and 10K in honour or in memory of grandparents and grandchildren everywhere.

Families of Providence Healthcare staff, residents and patients came out in large numbers in a family-friendly fundraising event. Participants who had signed up for the 5K or 10K were transported to run or walk at the gorgeous Taylor Creek Park. The winners below:

5K
Gold - Mike Strype
Silver - Madelyn Zirnhelt
Bronze - Beth Johnson

10K
Gold - Patrick Zirnhelt
Silver - Ryan Roncesvalles
Bronze - Jamie Sleath & Tracy Stober

In total, the participants of the Run, Walk & Roll helped raise over $12,500 for Providence Healthcare’s Hope Starts Here Campaign! With every donation matched dollar-for-dollar by Rexall, Providence Healthcare raised over $25,000 for this Grandparents’ Day!

The top three fundraisers:

Gold - Emily Dawson ($2,300)
Silver - James Lam ($1,160)
Bronze - Chiara Campitelli-Thompson ($655)

See you next year on Sunday, September 8!