Sashbear Walk 2018

Walk Day Schedule:

  9:00 am:  Registration Begins - Arrive Early!
10:00 am:  KickOff Ceremonies
10:30 am:  Official Walk Start
12:00 pm:  Walk ends


The map below shows the walk itinerary. As shown on the map below the closest parking lot to the registration area is located off Lakeshore Blvd W between Ellis Ave and Colborne Lodge Dr.  The following link provides information about Sir Casimir Gzowski Park and how to get to the walk location using public transportation.


The Day of the Event

On the day of the event please proceed to the registration tables to check in and receive your participant kit.  There will be lots of volunteers wearing event T-shirts that will guide you to the registration area from the various parking lots nearby. There will be an official start for the walk at 10:30 am, an hour and a half after registration opens. We are hoping to get as many walkers as possible to start their walk at 10:30 am.  However feel free to start your walk anytime after you have registered, the main purpose is to participate for a good cause and enjoy a nice walk!


Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothing, along with sunglasses and a hat or other sun protection. You may want to bring rain gear too. This is a rain or shine event!

Our Top 5 Fundraisers:

Rank Name Amount
#1 Sally Woods $11,475.00
#2 Ruth Gingell $9,691.00
#3 Heather Rider $3,150.00
#4 Catherine Needham $1,230.00
#5 Debbie Greenberg $1,162.00

Our Top 5 Fundraising Teams:

Rank Team Name Amount
#1 Trail Blaisers $14,653.00
#2 Tom's Walk in Devon Alberta $5,579.00
#3 Lys'N Up $2,695.00
#4 Family Connections $1,799.00
#5 Keep Going - Keep Growing $1,673.00

Tips for Raising Money

Don't forget to ask everyone you meet to support you in your walk. Ask them for $10 or $20 - small amounts can make a difference! Ask not only your co-workers, family and friends, but your hair dresser or barber, your mail carrier, your kids' teachers, your clients, your baker, your favorite store owners and others you interact with regularly. See DoJiggy's Participant Fundraising Library for fundraising ideas and tips, sample letters, a detailed User Guide to the Participant Control Panel, and more!

"Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something that you do in your spare time."
— Marion Wright Edelman
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