Marathon of Sport Saskatoon

On September 16, 2017 in Saskatoon

We Did Something Special on the Playing Field!

The 2017 motionball Marathon of Sport Saskatoon was our best yet, welcoming 22 Teams of young professionals to Walter Murray Collegiate for a fun-filled day of athletic competition in support of the Special Olympics Canada Foundation!

Participants teamed up with local Special Olympics Saskatchewan athletes and together, they competed in a variety of sports & activities including benchball, football, soccer, kickball, ultimate and more!

Thanks to their incredible support, we set a motionball Saskatoon record, raising $58,000 net in support of Special Olympics Canada Foundation!

For more information about the event and to learn how you can join us on the field in 2018, see below!

Stay tuned for the photos!


Inside Marathon of Sport:
The playing field wasn’t the only place where athletes competed. Each team of 10 participants raised a minimum of $1,000 through pledges. Thanks to their incredible support, we crushed our goal in support of the Special Olympics Canada Foundation!

Official 2017 Schedule:
8:30am – Registration
9:00am – Opening Ceremonies
12:00pm- Lunch break presented by Pita Pit
3:00pm – Closing Ceremonies
3:30pm – Marathon of Sport After Party

Click here to connect with the motionball Saskatoon Team and learn more about Sponsorship Opportunities for the 2018 motionball Marathon of Sport Saskatoon.

motionball was proud to donate 70% of the funds raised from this event to Special Olympics Saskatchewan. 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 20 annual events in 16 cities across Canada. motionball is proud to have donated $7.5M to the Special Olympics Canada Foundation since our inception in 2002. To learn more about motionball, please click here.

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