UniversalCare Strides for Stroke - a 5K walk/run for Mackenzie Health

Event Date: 
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 7:00am

UniversalCare Strides for Stroke brings together more than 1,200 patients, doctors, nurses, hospital staff and community members on a 5K walk/run through the streets of Richmond Hill and Vaughan to raise funds for Mackenzie Health.

Strides for Stroke is a fun, healthy way to support enhanced patient care at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, the future Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital and the York Region District Stroke Centre Program at Mackenzie Health.


Event Day Time Line:

  • 7:00 a.m. - Registration, pledge drop off, race vendor fair opens and race kit pick up
  • 7:30 a.m. - Opening ceremonies
  • 8:00 a.m. - 5K start (no late starts permitted)
  • 9:00 a.m. - After Race Party: prizes, medals, complimentary food trucks, refreshments/snacks and more!

The event happens rain or shine!

Since 2006, Strides for Stroke has raised nearly $1.5 million to help fund education programs and lifesaving equipment including CT Scanners, MRI and ECG machines, vital sign and beside monitors that are used throughout the hospital and in the diagnoses and treatment of stroke care at Mackenzie Health.

Click here to register

For any Strides for Stroke related questions, please contact [email protected] or 905-883-1212 ext 7807.

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