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Scotiabank Charity Challenge – Walk, run or donate!

Lace up your shoes for the CCA! Walk/run for celiac disease awareness and research

Join the gluten-free community for an amazing morning in downtown Toronto. Meet new friends. Get some exercise and scoop us some super GF swag while raising funds for celiac disease. We are looking for people to join the race and help to raise funds for celiac disease.


Scotiabank Charity Challenge, Toronto, Ontario. The Challenge is taking place during the Canada Running Series’ Toronto Waterfront Marathon. The event includes a 5Km fun walk/run, half marathon and full marathon along the Toronto waterfront.


7am – 12noon, Sunday, October 20, 2019

What is it?

CCA is up against hundreds other charities to see who can raise the most for their cause. Top charities will win additional funding for their organizations. Our goal is $25,000.

What do I need to do?

Sign up, walk/run/stroll and fundraise or donate to a runner!  It’s easy!

Can’t run or walk?

Consider supporting one of the team Celiac members with a donation or volunteer!

Click here to donate to the team.

CCA Event Lead Partner

Come down and cheer us on and get a sample pack of Only Oats Quick Oats.

Thanks for Giving and Win!

Support one of our many fabulous runners and you could win a prize donated by many local restaurants and companies.. Search by charity: ‘Canadian Celiac Association’ and then click on a participant. Click here to find a CCA participant.

Check out these great prizes our Honouary Team Captain and CCA National Board member, Jessica Danford, has collected for us!

BONUS! Only Oats has offered a matching donation of up to $5,000. If Executive Director, Melissa Secord, meets her own $5,000 target, they will donate $5,000 also. Click here to donate to Melissa’s campaign.

You can still sign up as a runner/walker! Hurry!

Step 1: Register for the race.

Click here to start race registration.

Registration deadline to receive a personalized race day kit is September 21, 2019.

Step 2: Create a personal fundraising page and support the Canadian Celiac Association in raising $25,000!


If you have already registered by are not connected to the Canadian Celiac Association fundraising, please contact the CCA. For help or assistance, please email Melissa Secord at


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