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Team MHCC – Virtual Run/Walk for Women!

July 4 - July 11

This year the Mental Health Commission of Canada will be entering a team into the 2021 Virtual Run/Walk for Women. MHCC will be covering the registration costs for MHCC staff that wish to participate in this event that benefits mental wellness and programs that support women in Canadian communities. We ask that if you are interested in joining the MHCC team you e-mail Erin Wake to confirm your interest by EOD on June 1st, 2021.

You can find more information about the event below:

Run For Women – 2020 RFW English video.

On July 11, 2021, the virtual event will begin taking place in 18 cities across Canada. We anticipate over 26,000 participants will come together to celebrate the power of communities to collectively change the minds of a nation.

The virtual event offers flexibility to complete your 5km or 10km

  • anywhere
  • anytime between July 4-11, 2021
  • at whatever pace you choose – walk, run, shuffle, or saunter
  • with your family and your dog
  • You can even spread it over a few days

$45 Registration (until June 1, then $50) includes:

  • $35 of every registration is directed to The Royal
  • $100 SHOPPERS LOVES.YOU.Swag bag – 2020 $100 Swag Bag Video
  • Run for Women Finish bracelet
  • Run for Women High quality shirt

Who and what are you supporting when you sing up?

Who and what are you supporting when you sing up?

  • Educating and supporting The Royal’s women clients, as well as to front-line staff in community programs and violence against women shelters
  • Partnering and supporting with the following community organizations:
    • Family Services Ottawa
    • Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women
    • Ontario Native Women’s Association
    • Minwaashin Lodge
    • The Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre
    • Amethyst Women’s Addiction Treatment Centre
    • Immigrant Women’s Services of Ottawa
    • Cornerstone Housing for Women
  • Offering Peer Support
  • Research


July 4
July 11
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Karla Thorpe