2018 motionball Marathon of Sport Cape Breton

Presented by Protocase
On June 23, 2018
At Cape Breton University in Cape Breton
8am - 4pm

Let's Do Something Special on the Playing Field!

Join us June 23rd at Cape Breton University for the 2018 motionball Marathon of Sport Cape Breton presented by Protocase all in support of the Special Olympics Canada Foundation!

What is Marathon of Sport? It’s a fun-filled day of athletic competition where participants team up with local Special Olympics Nova Scotia athletes and together, they will compete in a variety of sports & activities including soccer, football, ultimate, basketball, benchball and so much more!

2018 Schedule: Are you joining us on the field this Saturday? See below for more for the final schedule and more key details!


Official 2018 Schedule:

  • 9:00am – Registration
  • 9:15am – Team Captains meet Special Olympics athletes
  • 9:30am – Opening Ceremonies
  • 12:00pm – Lunch Sponsored by Pita Pit
  • 2:45pm – Closing Ceremonies

  • 8:00pm – After Party at Old Triangle
  • What to Bring:

  • a reusable water bottle
  • athletic gear including proper running shoes, sunscreen, and snacks as it really is a Marathon of Sport! Each participant will receive an Under Armour t-shirt and motionball hat to wear.
  • Check the weather before you head out and pack accordingly – we’re hitting the field rain or shine!
  • Directions: Head to Building 5 – Use this map! Parking is available on site for $1 for the whole day!

    Event Details:

  • Coffee & light breakfast will be available for all participants courtesy of Breakfast Sponsor, Tim Hortons
  • Participants will enjoy delicious and nutritious pitas courtesy of motionball’s National Lunch Sponsor, Pita Pit
  • Marathon of Sport Incentives will be available for pickup at lunch time
  • Our amazing Raffle has some incredible prizes – make sure to check it out!
  • Don’t forget to join us at The Old Triangle for the motionball after-party, doors open at 8pm!
  • Donations:

  • If you have any cash or cheque donations, please bring them to registration upon arrival
  • Make sure to include a pledge form so you donors will receive a tax receipt! Click here to download.
  • Registration
    Online registration is now open! To sign up as a Team Captain for the 2018 motionball Marathon of Sport Cape Breton, click here to connect with the motionball Cape Breton Team!

    Inside Marathon of Sport:
    The playing field wasn’t the only place where athletes will compete! Each team of 10 participants must raise a minimum of $1,000 through pledges all in support of the Special Olympics Canada Foundation!

    Making your Team:
    – Find a Team Captain who will act as the lead on behalf of your team
    – Determine whether you will register as a Corporate or Individual team
    – Recruit 7-10 co-ed participants
    – Each participant in required to pay the $50 registration fee
    – Collectively fundraise to reach your $1,000 team goal before the event
    – Have FUN and know you are supporting amazing Special Olympics athletes in your local community!

    Included in the Team registration, each participant will receive: an Under Armour t-shirt, motionball hat, Pita Pit lunch, Powerade, a ticket to the Marathon of Sport after-party, fundraising incentives, and most importantly, a chance to play with the proud Special Olympics Nova Scotia athletes who motionball supports!

    Sponsorship Opportunities:
    For your company, this event is about team engagement, community building and meeting the cause on the ground. It’s also an incredibly rewarding day of fun. Click here to connect with the motionball Cape Breton Team and learn more about Sponsorship Opportunities for the 2018 motionball Marathon of Sport Cape Breton.

    motionball is proud to donate 70% of the funds raised from this event to Special Olympics Nova Scotia. This funding is directed to support programs for local athletes in the community. 25% is directed to the Special Olympics Canada Foundation, whose mission is to ensure the long-term financial integrity of the Special Olympics movement in Canada and to fund long term athlete and volunteer growth. The remaining 5% will help grow the #NoGoodWay Campaign aiming to end the use of the R-word (retard) in everyday conversation. We’re encouraging Canadians to make the choice to eliminate the R-word from their vocabulary and empower them to take #NoGoodWay to their circles of influence.

    motionball’s mandate is to introduce the next generation of volunteers and donors to the Special Olympics movement through integrated social and sporting events. motionball now hosts 33 annual events in 19 cities across Canada. motionball is proud to have donated $10M to the Special Olympics Canada Foundation since our inception in 2002. To learn more about motionball, please click here.

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