Join a movement to End Diabetes

This September challenge yourself or rally a team to #LaceUpYourWay and raise funds that help bring us one step closer to a cure. You choose the activity and you set the pace. Every distance and dollar make a difference in the lives of people living with diabetes or prediabetes.

September 1- 30, 2022

Step 1:

Join the movement

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Lace Up to End Diabetes anyway you like! Choose how to move, tie your laces, and set your pace on your own or with a team. Click Join when you’re ready to get started.

Step 2:

Share your story

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Make some noise and share your #LaceUpYourWay challenge with family, friends and colleagues. Raise awareness and funds to support Diabetes Canada.

Step 3:

Track your activity

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Download the Lace Up app to share your fundraising page and set movement goals with just a couple taps. Join activity challenges and earn badges as you go!

We have reached the finish line!

Together, we have raised over $355,000 and moved over 100,000 km (and counting). Thank you to everyone who was a part of the 3rd Annual Lace Up to End Diabetes. Throughout September, you Laced Up, challenged yourself, came together, and made a difference for the 1 in 3 people affected by diabetes across Canada. We couldn't have done it without our wonderful Lacers, partners, team captains, and supporters.

Thank you all for Lacing Up to help bring us one step closer to a cure. See you next year!

Download the Lace Up app

New in 2022! The Lace Up app is the easiest way to update your fundraising page and share the fun with friends, family and colleagues.

Get it now on Google Play or the App Store.

Why Lace Up on the app?

  • Use it on your phone, tablet or with your smart watch
  • Share your progress with a couple taps by email, text or on social media
  • People who fundraise with the app raise an average of 3.5x more that's 3.5x more impact for people affected by diabetes or prediabetes
  • Earn achievement badges exclusive to the app
  • Join new activity challenges you go

Lace Up Top Fundraisers

Here is the leaderboard of top Lace Up fundraisers and fundraising teams across Canada:

Top Fundraisers
  1. Legacy Leaver Self-donation Shelley Robertson - $15,000.00
  2. Legacy Leaver Mike Swartz - $9,550.00
  3. Legacy Leaver Self-donation Laura Syron - $9,261.41
  4. Legacy Leaver Self-donation Russell Williams - $6,535.00
  5. Legacy Leaver Stacey Ublansky - $5,794.00
  6. Legacy Leaver Self-donation Ross Kinney - $5,110.00
  7. Legacy Leaver Self-donation Maggie Stewart - $3,700.00
  8. Legacy Leaver Self-donation Sean Shannon - $3,700.00
  9. Legacy Leaver Self-donation Verlyn Olson - $3,625.00
  10. Legacy Leaver Self-donation Cheryl Levick - $3,097.00
Top Teams
  1. MC FUNd Development - $20,055.18
  2. Team Diabetes - $15,565.00
  3. Canada Life Community Champions - $14,690.00
  4. We're on a MISSION! - $10,460.00
  5. Team Levick - $8,056.00
  6. Journey for Jonah - $6,059.00
  7. 25th Annual Matthew & Cameron Flynn and Friends Walk for Diabetes Research - $5,325.00
  8. Team BIC - $5,000.00
  9. We Be Steppin! - $4,885.00
  10. Innovapost - $4,460.00
Thank you to our Lace Up to End Diabetes Sponsors!

How will you be Lacing Up?

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