Nolan’s Finish Line and a Fundraiser Giveaway

Many of you may remember reading about my friend Erin and her son, Nolan, who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 2009 at the age of 3. Suddenly, their world turned upside down and life would never be the same.

photo3468It was been a three year battle for this family as Nolan has undergone treatment and faced countless struggles that go along with it. It hasn’t been easy, but they are going to win this fight. Nolan is scheduled to finish treatment this Spring.

Each year since Nolan was diagnosed, we have run Toronto’s Sporting Life 10K as a team and fundraised for Camp Oochigeas, an organization that has allowed Nolan – and other kids with Cancer – to still be kids. Camp Oochigeas provides fun and meaningful experiences to approximately 680 children affected by cancer each year. Camp Ooch does NOT receive government funding and they need our help.

photo3067-300x183This year, with Nolan finishing treatment in May just in time for the race, Sporting Life 10K (May 13th) is going to be one giant victory lap. Let’s make it count this year and help Nolan’s family achieve their goal of being the top fundraising team. What better way to commemorate the occasion?

photo3136Donations can ber made here and I would very much appreciate your support. Every dollar counts!

Untitled8-300x151For a little incentive, I’ve every $5 donation will earn you an entry in this FUNDRAISING GIVEAWAY! One lucky winner will receive a plentiful selection of some of my favourite products that have been featured on this blog, generously donated by the companies listed below.

 Vega Sport 540g Pre-Workout Energizer in Acai Berry + shake mixer bottle + 12 Chocolate Coconut Protein Bars

 Large selection of Snickers Marathon Energy Bars

Three non-slip headbands from Chickbands

Large selection of Rub-A535 muscle and joint creams

IFitness Ultimate Race Belt I

Autographed copy of Second Wind by Cami Ostman

Custom pace bands or race bib from Races2Remember (selected by winner)

Sof Sole socks and inserts (in winner’s size)

$5 donation = one entry


 Please help us make a difference. Thank you very much for your support!


23 thoughts on “Nolan’s Finish Line and a Fundraiser Giveaway

  1. So awesome..I wish Nolan and his family al the best along with any families dealing with this. Hope my small part will help even a bit.

  2. Such a great cause. Glad to hear that Nolan is almost at the end of his treatment. Will keep him in my thoughts. Thanks for the link to the Races2Remember site as well. I ordered my customized pace band this morning.

  3. Great cause and great giveaway!! I’m also putting together a giveaway. I love love your site. I’m putting together a huge giveaway in conjunction with a novel about a runner. We’ve received some amazing sponsors for our giveaway and hoping you will be a part of it. Our idea is to promote our book and the products as well as your blog. Hopefully a win win for everyone involved. I sent you an email with more details. If you didn’t receive it please email me at

  4. Way to go Nolan for approaching the end of treatment!! You are awesome! It is not fair that someone so young has had to go through this.

    And good luck to the team and I hope you become top fundraisers this year!

  5. Awe that is so sweet for you to raise money for such a good cause like Camp Oochigeas. I’ve heard great things about them. Nolan is quite the brave boy to be reaching the end of his treatment. He is in my thoughts.

  6. Darkside Daughter, as much as I had hoped to be a part of the running team this year, it just isn’t going to work out…well, you know why. So, I’m MORE than HAPPY to donate again to Nolan’s team and to Camp Oochigeas!

    • So sad that I won’t see you in Toronto, but completely understandable of course. I hope we can connect again in person soon. XO! Thank you for your support!!!

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