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CALGARY PEACE RUN

Read all about our inaugural Calgary Peace Run 2012 in this link: http://www.ucalgary.ca/peacestudies/peacerun2012

For detail info into this year's Calgary Peace Run visit, www.calgarypeacerun.ca.

September 21, 2013
9:30 am Warm-Up
10:00 am Race Start
Beginning at Eau Claire Running Room. Click here to register.
NOTE: After Sept 18, all online registration is closed. You can still manually register by emailing karenahuggins@gmail.com.
 
Promotional video: Calgary Peace Run video
Utoday Newsletter Article on 2012 Calgary Peace Run: "Running for  Reason"

Race Director:  Karen Huggins, Consortium for Peace Studies member and Program Director for Project Ploughshares 
(office@ploughsharescalgary.ca, 403-270-7366)

Project Ploughshares Calgary and the Consortium for Peace Studies are lead organizations for this unique running and walking event, designed to promote healthy lifestyles and to highlight the importance of peaceful relationships—locally, nationally, and globally. You can visit our respective websites for our visions of  peace, what each organization does to promote and teach peace, as well as some of our immediate objectives that we hope to achieve through this event.

RACE DAY PROGRAM 

We would like to take this opportunity to invite the public to join in with the festivities of the Calgary Peace Run. Come cheer on our 100s of runners, walkers, meet all the peace seekers in Calgary and take part in the entertainment and the formal presentations in Euclaire Market.

8:30 am-9:30 – Runners/ walkers arrive
9:30 am – Welcome Remarks
9:35 am – Zumba Workout
10:00 am – Walk/Run begins
11:00-12:00 am – Food & Entertainment, Formal Presentations & Medal Ceremony

How Can You Help?

Be a Runner/ Walker!

The Calgary Peace Run is comprised of 5 k runs and walks, as well as 10 k runs and walks—all timed events. We welcome all Calgary runners and walkers. All money raised will be used to fund the programs of Project Ploughshares and the Consortium for Peace Studies, with 25% of all proceeds going to cdpeace in Sierra Leone. All participants are encouraged to ask their friends and families to sponsor their efforts in running or walking to make Calgary an innovative frontrunner in the quest for peaceful solutions to some of the world’s problems. Click here to register as a runner for this event through the Running Room. Children under 12 are free as long as they are accompanied by a paying adult. Wheelchairs, strollers, buggies are welcome.

Be a Volunteer!

We need about 50 volunteers on Race Day (Sept 21st) and 10 volunteers this spring and summer of 2013 to work on the Race administration in our office. Volunteers are required in the following positions: Banner set-up around the city, fundraisers, Race Package Distributors, First Aid Station, Water Stations, Cheerleaders, Volunteer Directors, Publicity Director, Race Marshalls, Lead Cyclist, Finish Line, Race Day Announcers, Route Set-Up and Take-Down.

Be a Sponsor!

Headline Sponsorship

  • Contribution of $5000 or more. 
  • Advantage of being one of the lead sponsors, with all the advertising that entails! 
  • Large company logo on the 8 banners which will be hung over major thoroughfares (worth thousands of dollars in advertising)!
  • Logo prominently placed on race t-shirts
  • Company logo included on all printed materials relating to the race as well as on the race website
  • 5 free entries and race t-shirts for your company employees
  •  Mention of your business on media spots.
  • Your business logo displayed fun and interactive pre-race events like dancewalks & Youtube videos
  • Opportunity to put your company products in a swag bag for runners

Mid-Level Sponsorship

  • Contribution of $2500—$4999 
  • Company logo on all banners and t-shirts
  • Company logo included on all printed materials relating to the race as well as on the race website
  • 2 free entries and race t-shirts for your company employees
  •  Mention of your business on media spots.
  • Your business logo displayed fun and interactive pre-race events like dancewalks & Youtube videos
  • Opportunity to put your company products in a swag bag for runners

By-Line Sponsorship

  • Contribution of $2500 or less
  • Company logo will appear on all printed materials related to the race, as well as on the race website
  • Support nonviolence
  • Mention of your business on media spots.
  • Your business logo displayed fun and interactive pre-race events like dancewalks & Youtube videos
  • Opportunity to put your company products in a swag bag for runners

You can pay for the sponsorships online or write a cheque to the University of Calgary or Project Ploughshares. To donate to the Calgary Peace Run, please contact Karen Huggins at 403-270-7366 and email office@ploughsharescalgary.ca

All donations are 100% tax deductible.

Please join us in promoting peace and non-violence and in creating a better world for everyone!

To learn about Project Ploughshares Calgary, click here

To learn, about the Consortium for Peace Studies, click here

To look at some of the promotional events for the Calgary Peace Run, please visit the the facebook site for the Calgary Peace Run that is under construction.

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