The Money Mart Easter Seals 24 Hour Relay For The Kids is more than staying up all night with your friends and running in circles; it’s 24 little hours that can make a lifetime of difference in lives of children with disabilities.
About 24 HOUR RELAY FOR THE KIDS SOCIETY
The Money Mart Easter Seals 24 Hour Relay is an annual community based fundraising event that challenges groups of people to run or walk Relay-style for 24 hours. Teams of runners and/or walkers made up of corporate and recreational groups collect individual pledges or organize team fundraising events to raise money towards their collective team totals.
In 1978, the first 24 Hour Relay For The Kids was held at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, B.C.. The event was originally organized by the Seawall Running Society. Twenty-three teams participated and raised over $70,000 to help send kids to Easter Seals camps and hence history began…
Today, the 24 Hour Relay is now widely known as the Easter Seals 24 Hour Relay. There are eleven 24 Hour Relays across the country including Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Regina, Quebec, Toronto, Halifax, Annapolis Valley, and St, John's. This national event has raised in excess of $51 million in support of local Easter Seals prog