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!

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 Mike Swartz - $7,275.00
  2. VIP Lacer D'arci Sutton - $1,911.00
  3. VIP Lacer Brent Pope - $1,900.00
  4. VIP Lacer Brenda Toews - $1,750.00
  5. VIP Lacer Leslie Ann Bent - $1,453.00
  6. VIP Lacer Kaitlin Veillette - $1,410.00
  7. VIP Lacer Self-donation Lindsay Zoratto - $1,035.00
  8. VIP Lacer Self-donation Lorien King - $1,010.00
  9. Star Fundraiser Self-donation Dave Trumble - $935.00
  10. Star Fundraiser Self-donation Rosanna Catenaro - $800.00
Top Teams
  1. The Proclaimers - $3,095.00
  2. MC FUNd Development - $2,757.77
  3. Race for Reid - $2,510.00
  4. We're on a MISSION! - $1,990.00
  5. Pink Laces - $1,850.00
  6. Every Step Counts (Enablers) - $1,525.00
  7. We're Pumped! - $1,453.00
  8. Schinkel Properties - $1,250.00
  9. We Be Steppin! - $1,090.00
  10. The Kitty Land Love Centre - $950.80

How will you be Lacing Up?

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