CSP is hosting our third annual Run for Life on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020! Run for Life will be a virtual event this year. Anyone who has lived experience with suicide or who is passionate about suicide prevention is welcome to join us for a (virtual) journey from darkness into light: Walk or run to remember your loved one and raise awareness for suicide prevention.

This year’s event will consist of:

  • A virtual walk or run (5 or 10 km) anywhere, anytime between Friday, Sept. 25 and Sunday, Sept. 27
  • A LIVE program on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 7 – 8 am MT

Register now!

How to participate

  1. Register online for the virtual event.
  2. Complete your run or walk anywhere and at anytime between Friday, Sept. 25 and midnight on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. Remember to take a photo once you’ve finished!
  3. Join us LIVE on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 7 – 8 am MT for our virtual Run for Life program on Facebook and Instagram live (@cspyyc).
  4. Upload your photos to Facebook or Instagram using #RunforLifeAB and tag @cspyyc, or email to [email protected]

Additional ways to participate:

  • Commemorate a loved one
    If you’ve lost a loved one to suicide, send in their photo at the time of registration or to run for [email protected] with that person’s name so we can commemorate them on Sunday, Sept. 27.
  • Share on social
    Let people know you’re participating by sharing on social. Access our social media kit for materials to share, or create your own!
  • Send a message of hope
    Share a message of hope to Facebook or Instagram using #RunforLifeAB and tag @cspyyc.

Walk or run

Walk or run anytime on Friday, Sept. 25, Saturday Sept. 26 or Sunday Sept. 27, 2020

Choose from:

Run for Life on Facebook and Instagram Live

Tune in to Facebook or Instagram live on @cspyyc accounts on Sunday Sept. 27 from 7 – 8 am MT for our virtual program including:

  • a moment of silence watching the sunrise to remember those lost to suicide
  • guest speakers with lived experience with suicide discussing their experiences
  • executive director Mara Grunau discussing our work and suicide prevention

On Sunday, Sept. 27, in addition to our live program from 7 – 8 am MT, throughout the day we’ll be posting photos in our stories on Facebook and Instagram in memory of people who have died by suicide along with messages of hope.

On Monday, Sept. 28, we’ll share all the finisher photos and messages of hope we’ve received to our Facebook and Instagram stories.

Sponsorship Opportunities

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