Event Day Information

Race Date: June 8, 2024
 
Race location: Manitoba Legislative Building (450 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0V8)


Start Times:

8:00 a.m. – 1K Little Steps presented by Culturelle Kids
8:12 a.m. – Welcome and Warm-up
8:30 a.m. – 10K start
8:45 a.m. – 5K start


Suggested Arrival Time: 7:30 a.m.


To have the most enjoyable race day experience, please give yourself plenty of time before your race. Factor in timing for: getting to the event site, parking, toilet use (which may include wait times), getting into your start corral, deep breathing and getting into your groove! 


Parking Information

Parking is available for Run for Women participants at the Canada Life Parking Lot- Zones G-J via Entrance/Exit at Colony St. & BroadwayWe strongly encourage carpoolingThere is also available meter parking sounding the site downtown, with additional options south of the Osborne bridge (2 hours free on Saturdays).
 
From Winnipeg Parking Authority:
On Saturdays, two-hour complimentary parking is available in all on-street paid parking locations, except in the areas around the Health Sciences Centre and St. Boniface Hospital. The two complimentary hours may be used on their own, or you can add up to two hours of paid time before or after. That means you are allowed to park for up to four hours total, and any two of those hours are free of charge.

Two-hour complimentary parking applies to on-street parking only, at any time between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. There is no requirement to pay upfront for parking in order to receive two-hours of complimentary parkingWhen you see these new four-hour signs, it means you can park for up to four hours — two hours of which are free.
 

Bike Parking Information:
There is one on the west side near the steps it’s small rack for about 4 bikes. There are 2 small ones on the south plaza.


Route Maps

5k Route
10k Route

Race Results


Offline Donations

Please bring all cash/cheque donations to the CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg tent at the race, along with a pledge form and provide it to a CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg on-site representative.


Experience the Race Day Activities

 

Shoppers Drug Mart

The Shoppers Drug Mart® Run for Women thanks you for participating and donating to support a local women’s mental health program in your community! To date, we’ve raised over $20 million for women’s mental health programs in 18 cities across Canada, helping to improve access for women who need mental health support.


Running Room

Congratulations to all participants and volunteers for your support of the Shoppers Drug Mart® Run for Women. Together, you are sending a positive message of support to women's mental and physical wellness. As a group let’s speak out and reach out to all women! Our team at Running Room is proud of each one of you!
 

New Balance

Run your way. New Balance invites you to celebrate your independence in running no matter how you choose to do it. RUNNING WILL TAKE YOU EXACTLY AS YOU ARE; IF YOU RUN, THEN YOU ARE A RUNNER! 

New Balance wants to see how or why you “Run Your Way”. 
Tag @newbalance and @newbalancerunning and include #RunYourWay in the caption.
 
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Be sure to check out the New Balance photo wall, show us how you #RunYourWay!
 

OrangeTheory Fitness

Orangetheory is a 1-hour, full-body heart rate zone workout that delivers a more personalized experience in a group setting. Designed to be effective and efficient, our workout boosts your metabolism, burns fat and burns more calories. With more than 100 locations across Canada, Orangetheory has quickly become Canada’s favourite workout that produces real results. Visit orangetheory.com for more information and to find a location near you.
 

Culturelle

Aging is a beautiful thing! Estroven is a proud sponsor of the Run for Women. Our mission is to help bring relief to the wide range of symptoms that may be experienced with Menopause, a natural stage of life that all women experience, so that women can continue to do the things they love! The Estroven range of products for Menopause Relief is formulated for every Woman’s unique Journey.

Culturelle, a proud sponsor of the Run for Women, is on a mission to help Canadians feel their best and it all starts within the Gut! With products for every member of the family, Culturelle Probiotic supplements with 100% naturally sourced Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) is #1 most clinically studied strain, proven to promote better digestive and overall good health. It’s Trusted. It’s Proven. It Works.
 

BioFreeze: Cool the Pain

Visit the Biofreeze Pain Relief Zone to stretch those muscles and sign up for a massage. Try Biofreeze, A Fast-Acting cold therapy pain relief for sore muscles, backaches, sore joints and arthritis. Biofreeze – Feel the Cool. Forget the Pain.


BODYARMOR

Congratulations to all the runners, participants, and volunteers for this year's support in Run for Women! BODYARMOR has been disrupting the world of sports hydration for over a decade by offering unique hydration through premium products – including BODYARMOR LYTE, a low-calorie, hydration drink designed for active people, combining electrolytes, natural flavours, antioxidants, vitamins, and no colours from artificial sources. BODYARMOR LYTE is available in 3 flavours: Peach Mango, Blueberry Pomegranate and Dragonfruit Berry. BODYARMOR is proud to be a part of your hydration journey!


Pure Protein

Pure Protein® is delighted to be part of your day as you raise awareness and funds for women’s mental health as part of The Shoppers Drug Mart® Run for Women.

Pure Protein® focuses on celebrating everyday victories. Whether you’re a participant, supporter, volunteer, donator, or benefit from the funds raised, we are celebrating you and your victory!  Congratulations!


Protein that’s Pro-You!


Robertson College

Robertson College is a private post-secondary institution in Canada providing relevant career training for in-demand fields since 1911. Our focus has been on preparing learners to enter into a new image-(1).png
world of work.  Our programs are flexible and intensive, with a strong focus on helping learners develop and hone skills that are valuable, transferable and in-demand. We have campus locations in Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg, and offer over 35+ hybrid and online diploma programs in the business, health, technology and community service industries. To learn more, please visit www.robertsoncollege.com



Share your experience with our community!

Tag us on social

Instagram, Twitter & TikTok: @runforwomen @CMHAmbwpg
Facebook: @Run_for_Women_Series @CMHAmbwpg

Hashtags: #runforwomen #CMHAmbwpg #shoppersdrugmart

 


Virtual Participation Information


What do I get with my Virtual registration?

With your Virtual registration, you will receive a Technical T-shirt, Bracelet, our Legendary Swag Bag and FREE Home Delivery of your race kit.


How does a virtual walk/run work?

A virtual walk/run can be completed from anywhere, anytime before or on the in-person event day. You can walk/run your own route at your own pace. Do what you feel comfortable doing. The most important thing is that you are participating to support women’s mental health programs in your community while being active.


When can I complete my virtual walk/run?

The deadline to complete your walk/run and submit your virtual results is June 8, 2024.


Do I need a bib number to participate?

No, you are not required to wear your bib (which will be delivered to you with your Race Kit). However, we encourage you to wear your bib if you're taking pictures and posting on social media!


How do I record my walk/run time?

The Wednesday before the event (June 5) you will receive an email with your timing link where you can submit your time. To track your time, use any of your favorite timing apps. You will have the option to submit your walk/run results through the personalized link that will be emailed to you.


Do I have to walk/run the full distance at one time?

As long as you fully track your walk/run and complete the distance you've registered for before the submission deadline, you are welcome to take breaks or split up your distance over more than one day.


How can I share my accomplishments and photos?

You can share your photos, accomplishments, pre-event training and support for the event with our community online by tagging us on social:

Instagram, Twitter & TikTok: @runforwomen @CMHAmbwpg
Facebook: @Run_for_Women_Series @CMHAmbwpg

Hashtags: #runforwomen #CMHAmbwpg


Also check out: Race Kit Information

 

Title Sponsor

Shoppers

National Sponsors

Running Room
New Balance
BODYARMOR
Orange Theory Fitness
Culturelle
BioFreeze