Registration: 8:00 AMWarm Up: 9:15 AMStart: 9:30 AMWalk Distance: 2,5K & 10K
Dogs are permitted on leash
This location will have a Camp Got2Go Kids Zone which will feature Camp Got2Go-inspired activities. It’s a chance to meet other kids taking on Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, and get a taste of Camp Got2Go, an overnight camp for youth living with inflammatory bowel disease.Important Message:
Smoke from wildfires in Northern Alberta is causing poor air quality and reducing visibility over much of the province. We encourage you to check the Government of Canada’s air quality index
and associated health message
to determine whether or not you are able to participate in the Gutsy Walk. Gutsy Walk is still scheduled to take place on Sunday, please check this page for any further updates.
ABOUT GUTSY WALKCures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are steps away.
Join us on Sunday, June 2 at our 24th annual Gutsy Walk to walk, jog or run with us towards a future free from Crohn’s and colitis.
Registered Gutsy Walk participants will have the opportunity to:
• Receive a Gutsy Walk T-shirt by raising $100 or more
• Join our Top Pledge Earner Club by raising $1,000 or more
Have questions? For more information, please contact us:
LOCAL HONORARY CHAIR
Elizabeth Morgan-Maver, 2019 Gutsy Walk Local Honorary Chair
My name is Elizabeth Morgan-Maver and I am grateful to have been selected as the 2019 Honorary Chairperson of the Calgary Gutsy Walk Chapter.
I was diagnosed with Crohn’s when I was 13 years old, but along with my own personal health journey, I’ve had the opportunity to gain insight into the incredible GI and IBD community. With my father working in GI, the completion of my Master’s degree in gastrointestinal sciences, and now as an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner student, I’ve also seen the research and healthcare aspects of managing IBD.
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is a leader in supporting patient programs and funding critical research. I’ve been fortunate enough to have connected with this inspiring group of volunteers and workers, and contribute in my own way by supporting events like the Guts N Glory Football tournament. I’m now proud to call Calgary home, and have to thank my husband for his continued support and leadership in volunteering with CCC as well.
IBD can be a complex and challenging journey and I’m grateful for my “team” of family and friends providing me with their continued support. The Gutsy Walk provides us all with a chance to come together as an even bigger team to help support a cause near and dear to many of us.