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2016 Georgian Bay 2K, 5K, 10K Walk, Run, Pole

In 2016 your support of the Georgian Bay Walk, Run, Pole - Do It For Life will buy a Bi-PAPP machine for ICU & Emergency ($30,000).  This equipment is a breathing assist for very sick patients.  The Health Centre requires 4, has 3 (2 previously bought by this event and 1 by a cottager family December 2015).  

 Sunday, May 29th, 2016
Location: The Charles W. Stockey Centre, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

Continued in 2016:  The Costume Prize!  Remember the great costumes last year?  We loved them!  And Stephanie VanGilst excelled running 10 K in her pink piggy suit.  Stephanie took home the prize, our fabulous handcrafted trophy that has been hers to install in a place of honour for the year.  On May 1, Stephanie will give it back so we can spend the month showing it off before bestowing it on the 2016 winner.  If you win it in 2016 you must insure it's back at the Health Centre by May 1 2017!

Click here to view Running & Pledge Prizes.

 How to Register:

Click here to register online.  The easiest way to enter (see below for more details).  Online registration automatically signs you up for an online e-pledging account at PSPledge.com

Please note:
the deadline for online registration is noon on May 27th, 2016.  Tee-shirt deadline is May 1.  Registrants after that date will receive Tees from our guesstimate order.  We will do our best to match your request.  Next Step: Log-in to your online e-pledging account at PSPledge.com, using the email/username and password submitted in the Run Registration Form and create your Pledge Page.

By Mail

Complete this paper entry form, sign the waiver and mail to:

WPSHC Foundation
6 Albert Street
Parry Sound, Ontario, P2A 3A4

Please make cheques payable to WPSHC Foundation.  Entries must be postmarked by May 1, 2016.  Download a pledge form or create an online e-pledging account at PSPledge.com.

In Person

Complete this paper entry form, sign the waiver and drop off your form at the WPSHC Foundation office, or WPSHC Cardiac Rehab until May 27th, 2015.  Pick up your pledge package when you register, download a pledge sheet or create an online e-pledging account at PSPledge.com.  


Online Registration

To enter the Georgian Bay Walk Run Pole in Parry Sound using our online registration please follow these steps:

  1. Type your name and other information in the form below and click the submit button.  Be sure to tick the waiver box.  Unless you have registered in a previous Run, you can simply enter your email/username and password at the top of the form.  Click Forgot Password link if you have forgotten your password.
  2. Use your Visa or Mastercard to pay for your entry.  The transaction will be processed securely in Canadian dollars.
  3. Once you have successfully paid for your entry your information will automatically be added to the event database. 
  4. Online Registration automatically signs you up for an online e-pledging account.  Log-in to your account at PSPledge.com, using the email/username and password submitted in the Run Registration Form.  If you already have a PSPledge account with us, simply type in your username and password.  Please see Frequently Asked Questions on the lefthand side or contact cknox@wpshc.com for help.

Online registration remains open but Tee-shirt sizes can't be guaranteed after May 1.
  All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.


Registration / Pledge Options      

Option A:
Register for $25 and obtain pledges amounting to: 
  • $100 - Adult
  • $75 - 14-18
  • $50 - under 14
  • Family pledging Rate: Only applies to family of 4+.  Each family member will obtain pledges amounting to half the minimum pledge amount for that age group.
Option B:
Register for FREE!  Pay $25 and collect $200 in pledges.  Once you have collected $200 in pledges, bring them to WPSHC Foundation office with a note or email requesting your $25 registration fee be returned and we will refund your $25, making your registration FREE.  Please click here for Details.

Download Pledge Sheet Here or log-in to your e-pledging account and request for online pledges at PSPledge.com


Team Registration Options:

Option A: Select a Team Captain to register the team.  The Team Captain will register through Registration - Team Captain and input each members information.  Each team member will be given a pledge account with the email and password entered in the registration.  The individual pledge accounts will link to the team page.

Option B: Register through Registration - Individual and join one of the teams listed.  A notice will be sent to the Team Captain letting them know that there is a new member of the team.  The Team Captain will then be asked to approve your application.

Option C: If you already have a pledge account, you can create or join a team through "My Team" on the left sidebar.  If you choose this option, please be sure that you are registered for the Race.

Terms and Conditions

1. Each registrant must provide the minimum pledge for their age group, to participate in the event.  Minimum pledge for adults is $100, minimum pledges for ages 14-18 is $75, and minimum pledges for ages under 14 is $50.
To be eligable for the Family Rate, you must be registering a family of 4 or more.  Each family member must then provide half of the minimum pledge amount for their age group.
3. It helps us if can bring Pledge Packages to the Foundation office on May 27, 28 or 29.  Otherwise your pledges must be subnitted to race officials on race day before you can enter the race. 
4. A time limit of 11:30 am for the completion of all courses is imposed.
5. Event results and photos will be published at PSRun.com.  Photos taken by official photographers, will be available for all participants to download.

Registration Form

If you signed up for a race previously and created a password, please enter the details below:

Forgot Password?


Please indicate what race you are participating in.


If you are part of a team, please select the team above.
* (e.g. 1968-12-30)

T-Shirt sizes are available while quantities last - your selection on registration is used only as a guideline.

Organizers are pleased to support The West Parry Sound Health Centre. The Health Centre is the only hospital along the approximately 270 K route that includes the 400 and 69 highways between Barrie and Sudbury. The hospital plays a key role in the lives of cottagers and residents as well as travelers along these busy roadways. In the summer months, activity explodes in both the Emergency Room and the 6 Nursing Stations that are strategically located throughout the vast area. Since the opening of the Health Centre in 2005, the task is to keep equipment current and up-to-date with evolving technologies. A challenge considering the overwhelming cost of new technologies and a population of only 20,000 permanent residents in the area. The Georgian Bay Walk, Run, Pole is the main fundraiser for this important facility.

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For Technical Support Contact: Cathy at cknox@wpshc.com or 705-746-4540 x3348