Run or walk and fundraise for ACAS at this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Half Marathon and 5k!

The time of the year is here again! Please support ACAS by becoming a runner, walker, donor or volunteer for this year’s Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon,Half Marathon and 5k! The event will take place on Sunday, October 14, 2012.

With the amazing support from the runners, walkers, volunteers and donors last year, ACAS met its Scotiabank Marathon fundraising target of $15,000 last year, enabling us to provide the much needed services for persons living with HIV/AIDS of East and Southeast Asian heritage. This year, we have increased our fundraising goal to $20,000, so please start spreading the word around!

If you would like to register to become a runner and raise money for ACAS, you can register as a runner at http://eventsonline.ca/events/crs_scotia/, after which you can choose Asian Community AIDS Services as your designated charity. To join Team ACAS, you just need to search for “Team ACAS” under the team name search, and you can indicate if you would like to join the team.

The fees for registration if you are fundraising for ACAS are:

$40 for 5k

$25 for 5k (Kids <12)

$80 for Half Marathon (21k)

$80 for Marathon (42k)

Please contact Christian Hui at community@acas.org to obtain the discounted charity rate.

Free Registration fee will be waived for the top 10 fundraisers and first 5 youth (age 25 or under) and first 5 PHAs to register with ACAS. Those who are qualified will have their entry fee refunded after the race.

We will be providing free training with Daniel Wong. The training will take place on Saturdays starting August 25, 2012. Please meet at the ACAS office at 9:30a.m. to join us for the training session.

If you would just like to make a donation to Team ACAS, you can follow the link here: http://eventsonline.ca/events/crs_scotia/. Tax receipts will be issued for amounts over $20.00.

STAY UPDATED! Follow our Run4ACAS tumblr  to keep updated about training and kit pick up, or visit and join our Facebook group “Team ACAS at 2012 Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K” and post your updates about your fundraising efforts, share training tips, and meet your fellow Team ACAS runners, walkers, volunteers and supporters

If you have any questions, please contact Christian Hui, Community Engagement Worker at  community@acas.org   or at (647) 832-9681.

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