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Sports Fundraising Ideas

Around the Bay Road Race

Students playing football at the School of Peace, Kousseri, internally displaced site, in Lake Region, Chad.

Students playing football at the School of Peace, Kousseri, internally displaced site, in Lake Region, Chad.

Run the oldest race in North America as a part of Team UNICEF!

Help make the world a better place for every child by joining Team UNICEF at the ‘Around the Bay Road Race’ on Sunday, March 31, 2019. 

Location: FIRST ONTARIO CENTRE - 101 York Blvd., Hamilton Ontario L8R 3L4

When you run with UNICEF Canada, you’re making a local contribution to support children around the world. Your participation in the Around the Bay Road Race will support life-saving essentials such as vaccines, education, clean water and protection for children in some of the world’s toughest and remote places.

Whether you run or walk, rest assured that you will truly make a difference.

Road Race Distance

  • 5K Race 
  • 30K Race

3 Easy Steps to Get Involved and Run with Us

  1. Click here to find UNICEF Canada on the official registered charities list.
  2. Register, fundraise or make your own general donation through the Donations Page.
  3. Keep track of your fundraising progress through Around the Bay's Landing Page by selecting UNICEF Canada.


Reap your rewards!

What do you get by fundraising with UNICEF?

In addition to feeling great about helping the world’s children, you’ll receive some SWAG as a thank you. Here’s a sneak peek:

SWAG from us @ UNICEF Canada

  • Raise $125 → UNICEF Lanyard
  • Raise $300 →UNICEF T-shirt & Lanyard
  • Raise $500 → UNICEF T-shirt, Lanyard & Bib 


Every participant will receive a packet including: 

  • Technical running shirt
  • Bib number
  • Mylaps™ Timing Chip

The last day to register for all marathon distances is March 29, 2018.


Reach out to your family, friends and colleagues for donations, and together you can all create change for children around the world with Team UNICEF!

Here are some examples of how your participation will make a difference for children in need:

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