2018 motionball Marathon of Sport Toronto

On May 26, 2018 in Toronto

We Did Something Special on the Playing Field!

On May 26th, 1000 young professionals and 120 Special Olympics athletes joined us at the Downsview Hangar for a fun-filled day of sport at the 2018 motionball Marathon of Sport Toronto!

Thanks to the incredible support of our Sponsors and Participants, we set a new motionball Toronto record, raising over $405,000 net in support of the Special Olympics Canada Foundation! By reaching this goal, it also means motionball has now donated over $10M since inception in 2002.

For a look inside this year’s event and to learn how you can join us on the field in 2019 – see below!

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

Included in the Team registration, each participant received: 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 Ontario athletes who motionball supports!

Inside Marathon of Sport:
The playing field wasn’t the only place where athletes competed! Each team of 10 participants fundraised through pledges to reach their team goal, all in support of the Special Olympics Canada Foundation!

Official 2018 Schedule:
7:15am – Registration
7:30am – Team Captains Check-In
7:45am – All participants onsite and ready to go!
8:00AM – Opening Ceremonies
12:30pm- Lunch break presented by Pita Pit
4:00pm – Closing Ceremonies
9:00pm – Marathon of Sport After Party

Making your Team for 2019:
– Find a Team Captain who will act as the lead on behalf of your team
– Determine whether you will register as a Corporate or Standard team
– Recruit 7-10 co-ed participants
– Each participant in required to pay the $50 registration fee
– Collectively fundraise to reach your team goal before the event
– Have FUN and know you are supporting amazing Special Olympics athletes in your local community!

Registration
To pre-register your Team for the 2019 motionball Marathon of Sport Toronto, click here to connect with the motionball Toronto Team!

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 Toronto Team and learn more about Sponsorship Opportunities for the 2019 motionball Marathon of Sport Toronto.

motionball is proud to donate 70% of the funds raised from this event to Special Olympics Ontario. 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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