Gutsy Walk 2019 - Gutsy Walk 2019

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Registration: 10:00 AM
Warm Up: 10:45 AM
Start: 11:00 AM
Walk Distance: 2K

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.


Cures 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:


Barb Harbers, 2019 Gutsy Walk Local Honorary Chair

My name is Barb Harbers and I have been selected as the Honorary Chairperson of the Lethbridge Gutsy Walk for Crohn’s and Colitis for 2019.

To be clear, I do not have Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. I am a registered nurse who for the past two years, has been blessed with the opportunity of working exclusively with these patients. It is a real honour to be asked to represent you all as the Honorary Chairperson.

I have worked as a Registered Nurse for the past 31 years here in the province of Alberta and have held many roles including staff nurse in several ICU and Emergency departments; rural staff nurse covering all aspects of nursing in that hospital; clinical educator for nursing students here in Lethbridge; flight nurse with STARS air ambulance; endoscopy nurse which then led to my current role as IBD Nurse Navigator for the Chinook Regional Hospital.

I can honestly say that all my previous experience has come to be invaluable in dealing with patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. My role includes initial consultation and physical assessment; ongoing follow up with patients either in person, on the phone or by email; patient education regarding their disease and treatment and staff education with regards to this incredibly complex disease process.

I don’t think I have been challenged in quite this diverse a way in my entire career and I wouldn’t exchange it for anything. These people and their families are amazing in their resilience, strength and knowledge, they are the real superstars. I am simply humbled by their acceptance of me as one of their own and hope that I can continue to represent them on multiple stages through my role.