Welcome to Team EKI - Team in Training for Equip
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
We are an official charity of the Scotiabank Toronto
Waterfront Marathon, Half-Marathon & 5km
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:
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
- 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
A - The Scotia Toronto Waterfront
Half-Marathon is on October 16, 2011. Their tag line
is Flat.Fast & Festive.
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
Q - Who do I contact if I
A - You can reach the Program
Director, Emma Duran at
for any questions or concerns.
Q - Can I join the EKI team without doing the
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
for more information.