TORONTO, May 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation (CTCACF) has been named the National partner for Spartan Race Junior! CTCACF raises needed funds for childhood cancer charities whose programs support children with cancer and their families.
"We're proud to team up with Spartan Race Canada as its National Charity Partner with a goal of raising $100,000," said Simon Williams, Executive Director, Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation. "With a shared vision of a world beyond kids cancer, I have no doubt that the Spartan community will come together, go beyond the course and make a impact for those kids living with and beyond cancer."
CTCACF raises funds through high quality, memorable and physically challenging events that encourage active and healthy lifestyles. From cycling rides to team-building activities, CTCACF raises funds for worthy childhood cancer charities whose programs support children and their families living with and beyond cancer.
"Spartan Race Canada is honoured to partner with CTCACF and help make a difference in the fight against childhood cancer," said Martin Galligan, President, Spartan Race Canada. "Having CTCACF partner with Spartan on the junior program is a perfect fit. Our junior Spartans will effectively be supporting kids across the country who are facing the very real obstacle of dealing with cancer diagnosis and treatment. "
There are nine Spartan race weekends during the 2017 season. Starting in Owl's Head, QC and ending in Sun Peaks, BC, Spartan Race provides racing opportunities across the country. CTCACF will be onsite at each race supporting the junior Spartans and interacting with racers of all ages.
About Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation
As Canada's only national charity devoted to fighting childhood cancer, Coast To Coast Against Cancer Foundation ensures 100% of receiptable funds raised go toward improving the survival rate and quality of life of children and their families impacted by cancer. Funds are raised by conducting memorable events that encourage active and healthy lifestyles. From cycling rides to team-building activities, children across the country benefit from the generous support of our sponsors, participants, donors and volunteers. www.beyondkidscancer.ca
ABOUT SPARTAN RACE
Spartan Race is the world's leading obstacle race company and the first of its kind to feature timing and global rankings. With more than 170 events in 25+ countries planned for 2016, Spartan Race has more than 1 million global participants, and offers open heats for all fitness levels as well as competitive elite heats. With nearly 5 million passionate social media followers, brand extensions such as Spartan Training, which includes Spartan SGX certified programs and coaches, and the popular Spartan Junior race, Spartan Race has made obstacle racing one of the fastest growing sports—and lifestyles— in the world.
SOURCE Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation
For further information: Stacie Smith, National Program Manager, [email protected], (416) 910-8112; Simon Williams, Executive Director, Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation, [email protected], 416 566 0990