Help move us toward our goal!

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Step 1: Join the movement to End Diabetes

Lace Up to End Diabetes anyway you like! You choose the activity and you set the pace with a team or on your own.


Step 2: Download the app

Get the free Lace Up app from the App Store or Google Play. Track your activity and take challenges to earn badges as you go!


Step 3: Share your story

Personalize your page with why you Lace Up and how you're going to move. Share it on social media with family, friends, and colleagues using #LaceUpYourWay.


How to #LaceUpYourWay

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Go the distance

Choose your favourite endurance activity and track how many kilometres you move on the Lace Up app. Join the 10k, marathon, or 100k Challenge!

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Start a daily streak

See how many days in a row you can get moving. Go all month long by joining the 30-Day Challenge!

A group of four older people are gathered outside the local tennis court with pickleball rackets and equipment.
Host a game day or event

Fundraise with tickets to play or watch your favourite sport, or a fitness event at your local facility, park, or studio.

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Match movement for dollars

Let your supporters set your pace! Commit to completing kilometres or repetitions for every donation you receive.

Why We Lace Up

D'arci Photo


Long-time Lacer D'arci hosted a community walk in her hometown of Spruce Grove, Alta., last year! She Laces Up in honour of her grandfather who lived with type 2 diabetes.

Their story
Merlin Photo


Last September, Merlin Laced Up in honour of his younger brother who passed due to complications with diabetes at age 40. He completed the 100k Challenge by walking throughout the month.

Their story
Talia Photo


Talia lives with type 1 diabetes. She Laced Up last year to help reduce the stigma that people living with diabetes face. She completed the 200k Challenge in September with a combination of walking, running, and cycling.

Their story
Warren Photo


Warren's daughter Kate was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in the fall of 2021. Last September, he Laced Up to walk 1 kilometre for every $10 he raised throughout the month!

Their story

The Movement


Lacing Up across Canada


$210,286.60 Total Raised
153 Teams
1,189 Participants
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