The Walk to Fight Arthritis has options for just about anyone who wants to support the 4.6 million Canadians living with arthritis.
Walkers can raise funds and walk as an individual or as a member of a team. Your steps move us closer to increasing arthritis awareness and the discovery of a cure. Click here to register.
Everyone can make a difference. Join us!
Team captains are vital to the success of the Walk to Fight Arthritis. Gather a group of your family, friends and co-workers to form a team. Your teammates will motivate and inspire you as you strive to reach your goals together.
Steps to becoming a Team Captain
We’ve created two Team Captain Guides for you that includes helpful tips to get your team started, creative fundraising ideas and much more!
Show you’re a proud participant in the Walk to Fight Arthritis by downloading a ‘Participant Email Badge’ to your email signature today!
Click here to download a Participant Email Badges and share them with the members of your team.
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Walking as a part of a team is a fun and rewarding experience. Get together with friends, family and co-workers and form a Walk to Fight Arthritis team. As a way to say thank you, we have some great National team prizes available!
National Community Team Fundraising Champions Award*
This award will be given to the community team that has the highest overall fundraising total. A community team is made up of family, friends, schools, clubs and associations. A commemorative plaque will be presented and the team will be awarded a $1000 gift certificate to the restaurant of their choice.
National Corporate Team Fundraising Champions Award*
This award is for the corporate team that that has the highest overall fundraising total. A commemorative plaque will be presented and the team will be awarded a $1000 gift certificate to the restaurant of their choice.
National Community Connector Award*
The Community Connector Award will be given to the team with the largest number of participants who have each raised at least one pledge. A commemorative plaque will be presented and the team will be awarded with a $1000 gift certificate to the restaurant of their choice.
*To be eligible for prizes, all pledges must be received on or before Sunday, June 9, 2013.
* Teams must have two or more members to qualify for team prizing.
* To qualify for the community connector award, team members must have raised at least one donation each in support of the Walk to Fight Arthritis
The Arthritis Society would like to thank all of the teams who came out and supported The Walk to Fight Arthritis presented by the makers of TYLENOL® on Sunday, June 9, 2013!
Thanks to your hard work and dedication The Walk to Fight Arthritis raised almost $1.7 million for research, education and support programs.
We would like to congratulate this year’s National Top Community Team and Corporate Team winners.
A big thank you to Derek’s Destroyersfrom Kitchener, ON. Derek and his team raised an amazing $19,487.74 for The Walk!
The team was presented with a commemorative plaque and received a $1000 gift certificate to a local restaurant.
Congratulations to this year’s Top Corporate Fundraising Team, The Westeinde Walkers , Ottawa, ON, for their efforts in raising $7085.00 for The Walk.
Raised $10,000 +
Derek's Destroyers: Kitchener (Waterloo/Wellington), ON (National Top Community Team Fundraiser Award Winner)
Rolling Bones: Calgary, AL Arthritis Annihilators: Edmonton, AL Juvenile Jumpers: Halifax, NS
The Hip Hops: Toronto, ON Beas Knees: Victoria, BC Team Jaclyn: Saskatoon, SK Team King Jackie Boy: Montreal, QC Mary's Walkers: Vancouver, BC
The Westeinde Walkers: Ottawa, ON (National Top Corporate Team Fundraiser Award Winner)
Blue Jewels: Halifax, NS Catena Solutions Financières Inc. : Montreal, QC Team Shaw: Calgary, AL Happy Feet: Toronto, ON Team TM: Edmonton, AL
Raised $2,500 – 4,999
Trampled by Turtles: Winnipeg, MB The Weebly Wobbles: Fredericton, NB Team Ghislaine: Burlington, ON Young Adults with Arthritis: Kelowna, BC Beat the Creek: Mississauga: ON Kids Get Arthritis Too: Ottawa, ON Team Faythe: Paradise, NL Team Bernier: London, ON Abigail's First Steps: Regina, SK Windsor Essex Arthritis Fighters: Windsor, ON Team Hannah: Collingwood, ON
Perky Petals of Forest Flowers: London, ON Vickar Automotive Group: Winnipeg, MB Home Hardwar Nuts & Bolts: Kitchener, ON RA Avengers: Burlington, ON
Raised $1,000 - $2,499
Zumba Zin: Quebec City, QC Arthropods Against Arthritis: Prince George, BC Never Say Never: Charlottetown, PEI Chipman's Gals: Thunder Bay, ON
Chartwell Team: Collingwood, ON Kinetic Konnection: Windsor, ON KF Team Kneesch: Kelowna, BC
Raised under $1,000
The Walkers: Sudbury, ON
The Arthritis Degenerates: Victoria, BC Blue Bells: Charlottetown, PEI Forresters: Sudbury, ON Dulux Paints: Mississauga, ON Conexus Crusaders: Quebec City, QC Energy Stars: Saskatoon, SK