Ingleside, On – The 4 th annual Stephanie Grady Memorial Run and Family BBQ will be held Saturday,
September 29 th , 2018 starting with the 10km run at 10am at the Stephanie Grady Educational Pavilion at
the Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary in Ingleside.
This year, organizers of the run will be including two of Stephanie’s favourites, chocolate and
There will be a chocolate station during the run and all participants will receive cheesecake at the finish
line. Last year’s event raised $3,350 for Camp Erin Eastern Ontario with an additional $850 collected in
donations to support the “Getting on Board Project” at Upper Canada Migratory Sanctuary.
Friends, family and community members are welcome to lace up their sneakers and register for a 10K
run, 5K run or 2K walk/run on the picturesque bike path between the Upper Canada Migratory Bird
Sanctuary and the Ingleside entrance of the Long Sault Parkway. All competitors will receive a t-shirt, a
running bib and a medal at the finish line. Stephanie had a passion for running and we welcome runners
of all levels to join us to cherish Stephanie’s memory and to help us raise money for Camp Erin Eastern
Ontario which provides children with grief support. Following the races, a BBQ will be held near the
Stephanie Grady Educational Pavilion at the Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary. Any donations for
the BBQ are completely optional and will be going towards supporting the "Getting on Board" project of
the St. Lawrence Parks Commission and the Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary. In order to register
for the run, please visit the Team Grady Facebook Page and follow the links provided or you may also
register at the Upper Canada Bird Sanctuary beginning at 8:30am the morning of the run.
“Every year I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of support this event receives in memory of Stephanie.
As a result, we are proud to support two wonderful local charities who are near and dear to our hearts.
Camp Erin offers such a unique experience for grieving children and the boardwalk project at the bird
sanctuary allows visitors to enjoy the beautiful nature trails.”
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