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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2023

Get ready to lace up your sneakers and experience the transformative power of Fit for Care!

This extraordinary event is more than just a day of fitness and fun—it's an opportunity to make a lasting impact in the lives of seniors in our community.

In its inaugural year, this run pays tribute to Maggie Hanham, a compassionate caregiver, perinatal nurse, and long-time resident of McCormick Home.


Participants can form a team or join as an individual for either a 5K or 2.5K Run/Walk through the picturesque Riverbend neighbourhood.


Following the races, everyone is invited to attend the Community Celebration filled with DJ entertainment, a BBQ, and a Wellness Fair. The fair will feature food samples from local restaurateurs, insights from healthcare professionals, and expertise from mobility experts.

Step into the scenic beauty of the Riverbend neighbourhood and join us for Maggie's Run, a 5K run that pays tribute to an extraordinary individual — Maggie Hanham.

This run holds a special place in our hearts as we honour Maggie, an exceptional perinatal nurse known for her unwavering dedication to her patients. Maggie's selflessness extended beyond her professional life, as she became a devoted caregiver to her husband following his Alzheimer's diagnosis. Later, when Maggie herself received an Alzheimer's diagnosis, she became a cherished resident of McCormick Home.

Maggie's Run is a testament to her resilience, the impact she has had on countless lives, and the compassionate care she received at McCormick Home.

As you navigate the 5K or 2.5K course, you'll be surrounded by picturesque landscapes symbolizing the strength and beauty she embodied. Whether you're an avid runner or simply enjoy a leisurely jog, this event invites participants of all abilities to come together and celebrate the spirit of community.

 

By participating in Maggie's Run, you'll not only honour Maggie's legacy but also contribute to the well-being of residents at McCormick Home.

Lace-up your running shoes, join us in celebrating Maggie's remarkable journey, and make a lasting impact in the lives of others.

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Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of our Wellness Fair and Community Celebration!

After cheering on the participants at Fit for Care, be sure to stay and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of our Wellness Fair and Community Celebration. Get ready for an unforgettable experience filled with music, food, and activities for all ages. Move to the beats of our talented DJ, indulge in delectable samples from local restaurateurs at the Tasting Tent, and explore the Wellness Area, where experts will share valuable tips on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

But that's not all! Our Community Celebration has so much more in store for you. Engage in fun games, connect with fellow participants, and enjoy the company of friends and family as we come together to celebrate our collective achievements. This event is a true celebration of community, health, and the spirit of giving.

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This unique experience brings together McCormick's 5 home areas!

This unique experience brings together the five home areas, with each area forming a resident roll/stroll team, for a total of five teams filled with eager participants. Prior to event day, residents will complete a minimum of 4 laps around the McCormick Home parking lot, for a total of 1K, while other residents will walk a 1K route on Sunday, September 24, 2023!

This is a cherished opportunity for our residents to showcase their determination and joy as they roll/stroll along the course, cheered on by their fellow residents, staff, and loved ones. Don't miss this chance to be a part of a heartwarming event that highlights the strength and determination of our remarkable residents at McCormick Home.

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OUR SPONSORS

 

We truly appreciate the generosity of our sponsors. Their support plays a significant role in supporting our mission to advance excellence in dementia care.

Presenting Sponsor
Resident Roll/Stroll Sponsor
Community Celebration
Wellness Fair Sponsor
Runners Grab'n Go Sponsor
Hydration Station Sponsor
Hydration Station Sponsor
Hydration Station Sponsors
Event-Kit Sponsor
Event-Kit Sponsor
Time Sponsor
Sponsors
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