2020 Constantine-Yorkville Virtual Run
2020 Constantine-Yorkville
Virtual Run
September 19th, 2020 (or 26th if raining)

Run for GEM at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon!

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September 7, 2023

Join #TEAMGEM at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon October 15th, 2023!

We can’t wait to lace up with friends, families, and coworkers to step closer towards gender equity in Canada! Your support will directly contribute to providing more girls with access to mentorship, empowering them to fulfill their potential to become extraordinary women!

Here are 2 ways you can support:


Click here to select your GEM runner and Donate Now


You can choose to participate in-person and take part in the festivities on October 15th, or participate virtually at your own pace. You can also select your distance between a 5K walk or run a Half or Full- Marathon.
To Register and start your fundraising campaign:
Click here to register for either the 5K, Half-Marathon, or Full Marathon.
• Select your distance and create an account by filling in the form.
• When you get to “Teams” select “Yes, add this registrant to a team created by someone else” 
• Under “Team Category,” select “Fundraising Team- TSCCharity  Challenge.” 
• Under “Select Team” choose “Girls E-Mentorship” 
To create your personal fundraising page click here for the fundraising website. Don’t forget to personalize your fundraising page on the Charity Challenge page!
For more information, please visit the Participants & Fundraisers Race Roster web page here.


Click here to learn more about the in-person race
Click here to learn more about the virtual race

Support #TeamGEM at this year’s Yorkville Virtual Run!

This year, the Yorkville Run will be held virtually from September 13th to September 27th, 2020. Below are the different ways you can participate and support us this year.

1) REGISTER TO Run or Walk with #TEAMGEM

Together, from the safety and comfort of our own neighbourhoods (or anywhere you choose, as long as it abides social distancing rules) we will be RUNNING or WALKING for #TeamGEM on September 19th, 2020 (or on September 26th if it’s raining).

Click here to register

All registered participants will receive a Premium Race Kit and customized Starter's Medal.

To prove your participation, you must do one of the following:

  • Record your run by using our custom Starter's Medal and/or a GPS App such as STRAVA, ASICS RUN KEEPER, or NIKE PLUS and submit your time and a photo of your time to your Race Roster profile.
  • Post a selfie/run photo or video taken during or after your run on Facebook or Instagram and follow @YorkvilleRun and tag ​#TeamGEM, #YorkvilleRun, and #Constantine5K. There are several partner prizes to be won!

We have a roster of GEMgirls who would like to run for #TeamGEM. Donate now to help them register!

3) Donate to a #teamGEM runner

If you can't make it, you can also support a #TEAMGEM runner.

Dates to Remember
Tuesday, September 8th
to Saturday, September 12th, 2020
Race Kit Pick-up. Participants will be notified via email where in Yorkville you can pick up your race kit.
Sunday, September 13th, 2020
at 9:00 AM
Virtual Event Kick-Off. Join the Constantine Yorkville Run’s Virtual Event Kick-Off by tuning into Facebook & Instagram Live.
Saturday, September 19th, 2020
Run or walk anytime, anywhere for #TeamGEM!
Saturday, September 26th, 2020
#TeamGEM's back up day should weather prevent the run on the 19th.
Saturday, September 26th, 2020
at 5:00 PM
Winners of the Constantine-Yorkville Run’s fundraising prizes will be determined.
Sunday, September 27th, 2020
at 9:00 AM
Join the Constantine-Yorkville Run’s Virtual Event Closing Ceremony by tuning into Facebook & Instagram Live. Hear from our partners and share in the run's exciting fundraising achievement! Fundraising prizes will also be rewarded.

Your support at the Constantine-Yorkville Run this year will raise awareness and funds for the GEM program, which directly impacts young women in our communities and gives them the skills and tools they need to succeed.

Thank you for supporting mentorship!

Questions? Contact us at info@girlsementorship.com


Share your participation and support on social media! You can retweet/share GEM’s run postings or use our branded material for the run.

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