Race for Kids

Race for Kids

Grown-Ups Play. Kids Win!


This year Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg is teaming up with Kaur Meets World to expand our event to include the Lion’s Run. We will still have the more challenging Race for Kids, but we have added something for the whole family.

Race for Kids is an urban adventure race where teams of four compete in a race to the finish line, completing a series of 10 challenging Checkpoints along the way & an optional Mystery Checkpoint. Challenges are designed to challenge the mind and body, relive the best times of your childhood and build team spirit. The Challenges and Checkpoint locations are a secret until you arrive on Race Day.

New This Year! Lion’s Run is a smaller scale version of the Race for Kids for families, toddlers, children and teens. The race will include four Checkpoints and will be completed in various waves.


Teams are made up of four people. There is a registration fee of $10 for each participant upon registration. Collectively, each team must raise a minimum of $400 in order to participate. (Note: All team members must be 18 and over.)All race participants will be asked to dress as Super Heroes. There will be costume prizes for Race for Kids and Lion’s Run Teams, as well as a teen and child category.

Race for Kids - Teams of four adults. Registration fee is $10/person. ($0 Early Bird) Each team must raise a minimum of $400 in order to participate and qualify for prizing. Note: All team members must be 18 and over.

Lion’s Run will have three different race categories:
Family Team of Three or Four: One to two adults and one to two participants Ages 2-12. Registration fee is $25. ($20 Early Bird)
Kids Individual Race: Ages 6-12. Registration fee is $10. ($0 Early Bird)
Teen & Adult Individual Race: Ages 13 and up. Registration fee is $20. ($10 Early Bird)

April 1, 2018 last day for Early Bird registration


This year’s race takes place on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Assiniboine Park.

  • 9:00 AM Registration/Check-In 9:00 AM Registration/Check-In
  • 9:45 AM Warm-Up
  • 10:00 AM Race for Kids Starts - Adult Teams Only
  • 10:15 AM Lion’s Run - Family Teams
  • 10:25 AM Lion’s Run - Kids
  • 10:35 AM Lion’s Run - Teens & Adults
  • 12:00 PM Awards Ceremony


Funds raised will help support Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg in leveling the playing field so more children and youth have opportunities for bright futures. Our services include after-school drop-ins, environmental programs, nutritious snacks and meals, academic enrichment programming, organized sports, leadership development and family events for children and youth who need our help the most in Winnipeg.Prizes will be awarded to teams who come in first, second, and third place; as well, WestJet will award the top fundraiser a trip for two to anywhere WestJet flies! All participants receive a race day backpack, refreshments before and after the race, and are invited to participate in the post-race celebration.


Visit www.runningroom.com for more information, to sign up your team of four, make a donation, or register to volunteer.

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