ScotiaBank Charity Challenge: Run for Dr. Marquis and the Together for the Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont Fund

Dr. François Marquis, Head of Intensive CareFor the ScotiaBank Charity Challenge 2021, the Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont (HMR) Foundation invites you to run for Dr. François Marquis and the Together for the HMR Fund.


How to register?

Donations for COVID patients

The funds raised will provide the Hospital with physiotherapy equipment, such as smart pedal exercisers, to help fight muscle loss in bedridden patients, because, yes, even for hospitalized patients, it is important to be active!

What’s a smart pedal exercisers? It’s a simulator allowing bedridden patients to make movements like on a bicycle, without leaving their bed.

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From April 23 to June 14, 2021, let’s run for him, the Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont and its patients!

FHMR ScotiaBank Challenge 2021

What is the ScotiaBank Charity Challenge?

It’s a race that allows you to take on a personal physical challenge while collecting donations for a cause that is dear to you, wherever and whenever you want! Choose to run or walk 1K (Kid’s Run), 5K, 10K or 21K.

Since gatherings are not possible, you are invited to roam the streets, parks, and forests for the benefit of the HMR instead. You will see that running is not only good for the body, but also for the head.



What is a virtual race?

A virtual race is running or walking the distance you have chosen for the Challenge (1, 5, 10, or 21 km), anywhere, anytime, with anyone, between April 23 and Jun 14, 2021, while receiving your medal at home! Compare your time with other participants using the Sportstats app.

How to participate?

To register, it’s easy and quick:

  1. Form your own team or join the HMR Foundation team.
  2. Go to the RaceRoaster secure platforme.
  3. Choose your distance (1K—Kid’s Run, 5K, 10K or 21K).
  4. Fill the registration form.
  5. Train.
  6. Raise funds for YOUR Hospital.

Learn more about the registration process




About the Together for the Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont Fund

The Together for the HMR Fund aims to provide the HMR with the resources necessary to maintain excellence in care, research, and teaching, which are at the heart of the Hospital’s ability to deal with the pandemic and future challenges.

The Together for the HMR Fund gives you the opportunity to show your solidarity towards your Hospital and its patientsDr. François Marquis

By taking up the Challenge and helping to raise vital funds, you will contribute to the health and wellbeing of our patients and our entire community. Be a source of healing, run for Dr. Marquis and the Together for the HMR Fund!

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