Our Hospital, Our Stories"Outrun The Stigma" Surrounding Mental Health, Oct 18-24Posted on: Oct 15, 2021
This year's Outrun the Stigma run/walk will be held virtually from October 18 to October 24 and will support mental health treatment around the clock through the Royal Alexandra Hospital’s Access 24/7 team. Register now!
One in five Canadians will personally experience a mental health problem or illness every year.
This year's Outrun the Stigma run/walk will be held virtually from October 18 to October 24 through Strava.
Join as a team or as an individual and make your pledge to Outrun the Stigma!
Your support not only emboldens the many runners and walkers going the extra-mile for mental health but will go directly towards accessible addiction and mental health treatment around the clock, every day of the year through the Royal Alexandra Hospital’s Access 24/7 team.
There will be prizes for total distance, fastest 5k/10k, amount fundraised, as well as numerous door prizes!
To start off the run week, an online mental health expo is being hosted on October 17 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. MST through AirMeet. This interactive expo will introduce why we're running and will also bring together prominent mental health organizations doing important work in the Edmonton area! Once registered, keep an eye out for Strava and AirMeet links in your inbox
Know someone who has already made their pledge? You can find them here too and make your donation today!
For more information about Outrun the Stigma's Edmonton Chapter, please click here.