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 Half-Marathon Training Program

Welcome to Team EKI - Team in Training for Equip KIDS International.

If you're looking for a challenge and a friendly, supportive environment, why not join us to train for the Scotia Waterfront Half Marathon, all in support of Equip KIDS International - where 100% of your registration fees and donations go towards helping children with disabilities around the world reach their full potential.

We are an official charity of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Half-Marathon & 5km

Run the Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Half-Marathon or 5 k as part of Team EKI, and support children with disabilities in Peru. You can join Team EKI and participate in any of the Scotiabank Waterfront events (without joining the training program). Or join our Half-Marathon Training Program,


Q - When do we start?
A - Training starts Saturday, June 5th at 8:30 am for a 5-K run. The registration date is the week before on Saturday, May 28th at the Port Credit Memorial Park at 32 Stavebank Rd., under the covered pavilion.

Q - Where do we meet?
A - We will be meeting every Saturday at the Port Credit Memorial Park at 32 Stavebank Rd. in Mississauga (Port Credit). It's behind the Prot Credit Library. The time will change each week depending on how far we are going. Our philosophy - get your long run done as soon as possible on Saturday morning and leave the rest of your week-end free.

Q - How do I register?

A - Register one of 2 ways:
  1. Download this registration and medical release form, fill it out and mail it with your cheque made out to Equip KIDS International, to: 1361 Edwards Court, Oakville, ON, L6H 3H7. We will mail you your training program.
  2. Come out to our Registration Day, Saturday, May 28th, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, at the Port Credit Memorial Park at 32 Stavebank Rd. in Mississauga. Find us under the covered pavilion, fill out a registration and waiver form, pay by cash or cheque, and get to meet the team and receive your registration form right then and there!
Q - How much is it and how do I pay?
A - The Half-Marathon Training Program costs $100 (taxes included), for the training program alone, or $175 including your Scotiabank Waterfront Half-Marathon entry fee. You can pay by cash (please do not send cash in the mail) or by cheque. Please make cheques out to Equip KIDS International.

Q - What do I get for joining Team EKI?
A - You get:
  • an easy-to-follow training program
  • a weekly training newsletter
  • a friendly, supportive environment to make friends and have companionship on those long runs.
  • a free "Team EKI" technical t-shirt
  • a tax receipt for $80.00 of your registration fees (an obligatory donation) - because your registration fees go to Equip KIDS International.


Q - What are we training for?

A - The Scotia Toronto Waterfront Half-Marathon is on October 16, 2011. Their tag line is Flat.Fast & Festive. http://www.torontowaterfrontmarathon.com/


Q - How good of a runner do I have to be?

A - We are confident the easy-to-follow will be enjoyable to anyone that has a solid 5-K base before beginning. The first day's run will be 5 Km. We will have groups running at 5:1 and 10:1 paces. Don't be afraid to make This your first half-marathon, we'll be with you the whole way.


Q - Who do I contact if I have questions?

A - You can reach the Program Director, Emma Duran at emmaduran76@gmail.com for any questions or concerns.


Q - Can I join the EKI team without doing the training program?

A - Absolutely! Equip KIDS is an official charity for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront events, and anyone can join our team and run for kids with disabilities in Peru. Write us at emmaduran76@gmail.com, for more information.









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