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Saint John Wheelchair Challenge

Ability New Brunswick Inc.

$17,680 raised of $35,000 goal
50.5142857143% Complete
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Campaign Ends Oct. 10, 2019
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The Wheelchair Challenge is more that just a race. It is a fun, active way for community and corporate teams to better understand the experience of using a wheelchair, while raising awareness and vital funds for fellow New Brunswickers' with a mobility disability. Join us September 21st! 

Teams of 5 race in wheelchairs to overcome obstacles, simulating barriers people who use a wheelchair face every day. 

People of all abilities welcome.  Wheelchairs provided!

Your involvement helps empower the independence of your neighbours, friends and family members living with a mobility disability. Thank you!

Team Fundraising Goals

Community teams of 5-$500 per team =$100 per person

Corporate Teams of 5--$2000 per team


Create a Team: click the button to create a Team Page and your own Individual Page as the Team's Captain. Note that as Team Captain you will have the ability to modify the team page with images and a story. You can also invite others to join the team by setting up their own individual page so that all of the donations will be counted towards the team's fundraising total!

Join a Team: To join an existing team, go to the "Teams" tab (Beside "Campaign") and select the team you wish to join. Once you arrive at the team page, click the "Join Team" button to create your individual page.

Give Ability NB a call if you need some assistance! 1.866.462.9555 or by email at: 

Be sure to check-out the document “Tips for Fundraising” to get started on your fundraising today. You will find it in the links emailed to you after you register.

Event Day Details:

September 21st 
Diamond Jubliee Cruise Terminal Parking Lot
10:00AM - 2:00PM
Join the conversation online using #wheelchairchallenge2019 and #rollwithitSaintJohn

September 21st Schedule

10:00AM -11:00AM Registration
11:00AM - 11:30AM Welcome and Warm Up
11:30AM - 12:30PM Race
12:30PM - 1:30PM Lunch (provided for participants, available for purchase for spectators)
1:30PM - 2:00PM Awards and Closing Ceremonies