Run for the Kids.

2nd Annual Run for the Kids raises $117,000!

The second annual Run for the Kids charity event took place on June 23, raising an impressive $117,000 for the Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation of Chatham-Kent (CTC Foundation). Despite the rainy weather, spirits were high as participants of all ages and abilities came together to support local kids and families.

Building on last year's success, the event, sponsored by main sponsor Enbridge Gas, featured a 200-M kids run and a 5-KM inclusive walk, run, and move event. The rainy weather did not deter the enthusiasm of the participants, who showed up in full force to demonstrate their support and community spirit.

In addition to the main events, families and children enjoyed a variety of activities, including CTC craft sessions, interactive activities provided by Lally Auto Group, CK Play Rangers, CK Public Library, and Rondeau Park, as well as face painting and a hot dog BBQ. The atmosphere was vibrant and filled with joy as everyone joined in the festivities, making the day memorable.

Read full press release HERE.

Stay tuned for next year's event!

We're already planning for the 2025 Run for the Kids, and we can't wait to share all the exciting details with you. Keep an eye on your inbox and our website for updates and announcements. We look forward to seeing you again next year for another incredible day of fun, fitness, and community support - all #forthekids!

Thank you to our community sponsors!


Join Us in Making a Difference: Sponsor Run for the Kids!

As we gear up for this incredible event, we extend an invitation to become a part of this journey as a sponsor. Your involvement will not only elevate the scale and reach of the event but also significantly contribute to the lives of countless children.

If you're interested in becoming a sponsor for Run for the Kids, we would love to hear from you.

Please contact:
Mike Genge, President
mgenge@ctc-ck.,com or 519-437-0242

A Look Back at Our Inaugural Run for the Kids:

The 1st annual Run for the Kids was a tremendous success! On June 25, 2023, in Rondeau Provincial Park, we raised an outstanding $80,000 for the Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation of Chatham-Kent (CTC Foundation). The event saw 250 participants of all ages and abilities come together to run, walk, or move either a 200m or a 5km distance, with each kilometer representing a step towards supporting local kids and families.The overwhelming show of support from the community made it a truly heartwarming and unforgettable day for all.


Raising awareness and funds for the
Children's Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent.

Funds raised by the CTC-CK Foundation directly supports therapy and services that our children and youth so richly deserve.

Support from the community for the Children’s Treatment Centre and Foundation will help ensure that the Centre can continue providing specialized care and therapy to the children in Chatham-Kent, so that children of all abilities can reach their full potential.

Stay update-to-date on event news by following us on one of our social media feeds. For more information, please call, 519-354-0520  or email