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Race Kits Announced!

Posted on : August 14, 2015

We are only one month away and are extremely excited to announce the 2015 Race Kit!  We are also opening up the final 100 registration spaces for the Race so this is your last chance to invite family, friends and colleagues to run with you in this fun event!

2015 Race Kit
We have partnered with New Balance to create the perfect running ensemble for each of our registered Runners! These products are the perfect blend of function and fashion, giving you the performance technology you need and the style you want.

Every registered participant will receive $140+ of premium New Balance running gear including:

  • New Balance black performance t-shirt with reflective details
  • New Balance women's long sleeve, purple heather athletic half zip OR men's blue heather long sleeve athletic quarter zip
  • New Balance women's running capris OR men's running shorts
  • A B&O Yorkville Run drawstring backpack
  • An elegant, oversized, one of a kind finishers medal once you cross the finish line


Final 100 Registrations Left!
Spread the word and Get 2 Maple Leaf Lounge Guest Passes!
The five runners who invite the most friends and family will each get 2 Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge Passes good for Domestic or Transborder departures. Just cc: so we can track your invites!

Sample Email:

To: Your Friends and Family
Subject: Run or Walk Canada's best 5K with me!
Please join me in running or walking the B&O Yorkville Run, on Sunday, September 13th. It's a premier, boutique, 5K race that unites local runners and local businesses to raise funds for local charities. The run provides a luxurious experience to its 1,000 participants — from its high-end race kit, to its oversized finishers medals and après-run hors d'oeuvres served by white-gloved waiters, courtesy of Yorkville restaurants. 

Everyone who registers gets $140+ of premium New Balance running gear in their race kit!

You can register here:

Equinox Run Club

Starting Monday August 17th at 5:00 PM, all registered runners are invited to join Julian Ho and the Equinox Run Club as we gear up for the 6th Annual Yorkville Run. The club is great for anyone from the marathoner to the purist who just enjoys to run. We'll improve your stride, cardiovascular endurance, and deliver the physical and inner strength necessary to achieve your personal goals.
  • Starts August 17th, every Monday through end of September from 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 
  • Meet at the Equinox Yorkville Membership Showroom at 108 Yorkville Avenue 
  • Hosted by Julian Ho:

When Equinox Yorkville opens this winter, it will deliver an unparalleled club experience in a brand new luxurious 33,000 sq. foot space designed to help you enjoy and maximize how you move, energize and rejuvenate. With luxe amenities, our top-rated iPhone app and challenging and innovative classes led by your favorite instructors, Equinox Yorkville will cultivate a way of life inspired by the pursuit of higher performance.


Fundraising Update 

We have reached 35% of our fundraising goal of $250,000. Help make the extra push and ask your friends, family and co-workers to support some incredible causes.  If you haven’t started to fundraise, now is the time to start! Just login here where you can send solicitation emails, customize your fundraising page and send invitations to friends to join your fundraising team.

To find out more about our charities and the amazing services and programs they fund, please click here: Mount Sinai, YWCA TorontoProstate Cancer CanadaJesse Ketchum Public SchoolVictim Services Toronto and Wellspring

Fundraising Prizes

A reminder that every fundraiser who raises more than $500 for any of our causes will be rewarded with a luxurious fundraising prize.

These high-end fundraising prizes include products from Bang & Olufsen, Four Seasons Spa, Tiffany & Co., Apple and Louis Vuitton, to name a few. For a full list of fundraising prizes, please visit

On Race Day, the top fundraiser will also be awarded with Two Economy New York City tickets, thanks to Air Canada.