Athletic Events
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Combine your physical and fundraising goals to achieve a victory for yourself and nature.

When you win, the planet wins too. You will help bring nature, wildlife and people back from the brink when you push yourself to your limits and beyond.

From a marathon to a hula-hoop-a-thon, the possibilities are endless. The activity might leave you spent but raising funds is no sweat and WWF-Canada will help you every step of the way.

Create your own fundraising event now

Do you want to compete for the planet with a group of friends or with a team? Create a team fundraising page to pool your efforts.

Create a team fundraising event now


Athletic event ideas

Fun runs and marathons

Host your own 1k, 5k, 10k, or full marathon in support of WWF-Canada. Ask all participants to join your team page to fundraise for their run. You can also ask local businesses to donate prizes for the top fundraisers.

Green walks

Plan a walk for all ages and fitness levels in your neighbourhood, local park or a nearby trail. Ask participants to join your fundraising team page and raise a minimum amount to gain entry.

Obstacle course

Create a wildlife themed obstacle challenge for your friends, family and community. Challenge them to take a polar bear plunge or complete a monkey bar run to fundraise for vulnerable species.


Does your watershed have a slow river, pond or lake where you can host a wildlife row? Pick a date and ask your community to pick up paddles to fundraise for freshwater.

Join an existing event

Join an athletic event already planned in your community on behalf of WWF-Canada. Register for your event then create a personal fundraising page. Ask your friends and families to support your efforts by donating to your page.


Almost any activity can become a fundraising event by adding a-thon. Host a hula-hoop-a-thon, dance-a-thon or skate-a-thon. Ask participants to create a fundraising page. Then, the more they raise, the longer they have to carry out their chosen activity.

Fundraising resources

Whether you are fundraising online, or prefer to fundraise in person and on paper, we have the tools you need. Download our fundraising event resources kit here. Or, contact us at 1-800-26-PANDA (72632) or to request a free resource kit be sent to you in the mail. The kit includes: