Event Details

Date: Saturday October 5, 2019

Time: 8:30 – 11 am

Start / Finish Point: 105 Gibson Centre

2.5 Km Route: to Good Shepherd Church and back to Centre

5 Km Route: to Good Shepherd Church, around Bamburgh Circle and back to Centre


Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why is 105 Gibson Centre holding a Walkathon event?

The Walkathon is annual event to raise funds for 105 Gibson Centre’s programs and services.

2. Does all the money raised go to 105 Gibson Centre?

Net proceeds will be used to support the Centre’s programs and services. Expenses include printing, online donation transaction fees and other nominal fees.

3. How can I register online to walk?

Please visit www.105gibson.com/walkathon and click on the ”Register to walk/ Make a donation ” Button to proceed to registration. Once the form is submitted, 105 Gibson Centre staff will contact you by email with your Envelope # and a PDF pledge form. Then you can either solicit donations or fundraise online. Your name will be shown on the online donation page when your Envelope # is being created.

4. How can my supporters donate towards my walk?

For ONLINE donations: Your supporters can visit www.105gibson.com/walkathon and click on the ”Register to walk/ Make a donation ” button. It will take them to the online donation page. They can select your name from the list of walkers and complete the remaining portion of the form to make a safe online donation.


For Cash/Cheque donations: Your supporters can complete the details on the pledge form along with the donation. Please write the cheques payable to 105 Gibson Centre.

5. What is the route for this year’s walkathon?

This year’s walk has two distances: 2.5Km and 5Km. Both routes will begin at 105 Gibson Centre and walk to Good Shepherd Community Church (390 Bamburgh Circle). The 2.5Km route will turn back to Centre to finish. The 5Km route will continue to walk around Bamburgh Circle and return to Centre to finish.

6. What should I wear?

Do wear comfortable footwear and clothing suitable for the outdoors.

7. What is the day’s schedule?

8:30 – 9 am – Registration and pick up t-shirt

9 – 9:15 am – warm up exercises in gym

9:15 – 9:30 am – remarks and announcements

9:30 am – walk begins

11:00 am – event ends

8. Any lunch provided?

Refreshment will be provided after participants return to the Centre from the walk.

9. Can I have additional t-shirt for every $50 donation?

Free t-shirts are only provided to walkers who have raised $50 or more.

10. When will I get my T-shirt?

Walkers who have raised $50 or more will receive their T-shirts on event day at registration.

11. What if I have both cash/cheque and online donation?

Please bring your pledge form(s) and cash/cheque donation to registration on event day. The Centre office will have a record of the online donation.

The $50 is based on amount received online BY FRIDAY OCTOBER 4, 3pm plus the donations received on pledge forms.

12. Is there a minimum amount to quality for tax receipt?

The Church will issue tax receipts for donations of $20 or above.