The Cancer Chase 5K Walk/Run event is back! Come and join us to help chase cancer out of lives! ALL money raised goes to The Ottawa Hospital Foundation to fund cancer research right here in Ottawa.

Supported by the Blackburn Community Association and countless community volunteers and sponsors, the Sunday, September 25, 2022 event will start and end at the Hornets Nest Clubhouse,1660 Bearbrook Road. Come and experience the autumn beauty as you follow the course around the park and through the Green’s Creek area. A silent auction, a raffle, a selfie station, a loonie line and refreshments will also be part of this important fundraising event.

To register or make a donation, just click on The Ottawa Hospital Foundation logo. Registration fees are as follows:

  • Adults: $25
  • Seniors (65+) $15
  • Youth (13-17) $15
  • Children (12 and under): $10

Participate in the walk/run. Build a team. Be a donor. Be a volunteer. Come out and cheer us on. All community support is welcome! For more information, contact us at


  • 8:15 a.m. Doors Open/Welcome Activities
    • Registration, Selfie Station, Loonie Line, Signature Banner, Refreshments
  • 8:30 a.m. Silent Auction Opens 
  • 8:45 a.m. Welcome Remarks and Speeches 
  • 9:00 a.m. Warm Up 
  • 9:05 am Group Photo
  • 9:15 a.m. Walk / Run Starts 
  • 10:45 a.m. Last Call for Silent Auction; Raffle Winners Announced
  • 11:00 a.m. Silent Auction closes 
  • 12:30 p.m. Event Closes

Rogers TV – Daytime Interview (2017) with Bill Horne

Start/Finish Location

Event Route

Cancer Chase Route

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