Strides for The General – Saturday September 17, 2016


2016 Strides Logo Medtronic

Lace up your running shoes because the 6th annual Strides for The General is taking place on September 17 at Bayfront Park in Hamilton!

Now is the time to register, start training and fundraising! You have the power to make a tremendous impact in the lives of patients and staff at Hamilton General Hospital and the Regional Rehabilitation Centre. Since 2011, the 5K walk and 5K and 10K timed runs have raised more than $600,000 and changed the lives of so many.

Click here to view Strides for The General & Your Fundraising Impact Through The Years.

Click here to watch our 2016 Strides for The General television commercial.

Your Registration includes:                                 

  • Technical running shirtArtez link buttons
  • Participant medals
  • Swag bag
  • Free breakfast and lunch
  • Fun day-of activities
  • Live musical entertainment by Martha Rocks
  • Chip timing (for registered runners)
  • Prizes for top fundraisers and finishers*

*All funds must be received and pledges verified online by noon (12:00 pm) on Friday, September 16, 2016 to qualify for the Strides for The General fundraising prizes and draws.

Registration Options Before July 31 After July 31
Youth (Under 18) 5K Walk $15 $20
Adult 5K Walk $20 $25
Youth (Under 18) 5K Run $20 $25
Adult 5K Run $25 $30
Youth (Under 18) 10K Run $30 $35
Adult 10K Run $35 $40

*Children under 12 may participate free of charge, but will not receive a shirt.

Register online before 11:59 pm, July 31 and be entered in to win a fabulous prize package! This great package includes a two night stay at the Chelsea Hotel in downtown Toronto, dinner for two at Ruby Watchco and a bottle of Mike Weir Sparkling Brut 2009…for a total value of over $700!

Resources and Information

Printable Strides Registration & Pledge Form

2016 Strides Downloadable 8.5 x 11 Poster

2016 Strides Downloadable 11 x 17 Poster

Strides Downloadable Facebook Header

Route Maps

Strides for The General Day-of Agenda

Bayfront Park, Hamilton

Join the Strides Facebook event page and tweet at us using #StridesHGH! 

Have questions or wish to sponsor this wonderful event? Contact Michelle McIntyre at / 905-521-2100 x 76787 and she will be happy to help you.

Strides Patient Ambassadors

Four patients, each with remarkable stories about the care they received at Hamilton General Hospital and the Regional Rehabilitation Centre, have been chosen to represent the hospital and rehabilitation centre as Strides Patient Ambassadors. Click on their photos to read their stories:

Bronze Sponsors

4-Bayshore           edwards logo

 Milestone Sponsors


Healthcare and Municipal Employees’ Credit Union

VitalAire Canada Inc.

 Supporting Sponsors

                                Montanas logo        Zarky's A proud Care4 Partner

Print & Media Sponsors

FUNNY_820_logo_vert+tagline_CMYK    KLite PR tag - Colour  Print  cat5_logo

CHCH   Hamilton Magazine      HamSpec170_cmyk

  Outfront_Colour_Logo-01  pattison logo The Printing House

Generous Supporters

Venti Cafe

541 Eatery and Exchange    I    Barry’s Jewellers    I    Carmen’s Group    I    Core Entertainment

Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate    I    Kris Graci    I    Lake Road Restaurant    I    Mercedes-Benz Burlington

Staybridge Suites Hamilton – Downtown    I    Staples Business Depot    I     Unique Restaurant Group

Unique Restaurant Group