Register Today For 8th Annual Lace up for LOVE 1 & 5K Walk/Run ~ May 14 2017

REGISTER TODAY for the 8th Annual Lace up for LOVE Mother’s Day 1 & 5K Walk/Run in support of the Cancer Exercise Program at WELLSPRING Birmingham Gilgan House!

Over the past seven years, with the support of our community, families and generous sponsors, the IRONDames, have raised an incredible $587,733 in support of the Cancer Exercise Program at Wellspring Birmingham Gilgan House. We are incredibly grateful for everyones support of this fun family event and what has become a Mother’s Day tradition for many of us.

The IRONDames are excited to announce that our annual Lace up for LOVE Mother’s Day Walk/Run is now a Wellspring Signature event and it’s success and legacy will continue to raise funds in support of the Cancer Exercise Program and other ground breaking cancer support programs and services at Wellspring Birmingham Gilgan House under Wellspring’s management.

Please check out some of the details of this year’s event below and refer to our website and Facebook page for updates and news as the event draws closer!

Lace up for LOVE 2017 Walk/Run Details

Date: Sunday, May 14, 2017

Time: 9 am Start. Walkers/Runners can choose between a 1Km or 5Km route clearly marked along Burlington’s Waterfront Trail.

New Location: Open green space at Spencer Smith Park,  just west of Spencer’s At the Waterfront restaurant, 1400 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario

Entry Fee: Only $25 per participant/team member. Children 12 years and under are free, but registration is required.

Online Registration Closes: Friday, May 12, 2017 at midnight, however participants will be able to register in person on race day.

Parking: Free parking is available at all city municipal lots. Please do not park in Spencer’s At The Waterfront restaurant parking lot as vehicles will be towed.


Lace Up A Little Extra LOVE – Fundraiser

Help Wellspring reach their $60,000.00 fundraising goal by checking out this year’s Lace up for LOVE Fundraising Tool Kit to kick start your personal fundraising. Raise a minimum of $150, and you will be entered into a draw to win fabulous fundraising prizes!

Team Spirit Award

Invite your family and friends to join you and create a team. The team with the most spirit, pizazz and/or creatively dressed for the event will win a group prize!

Race Packet Pick Up Prior To Event

Stay tuned… location and time to be announced.

click here to register, fundraise or donate



For more information or should you wish to volunteer or become a Sponsor of Wellspring’s 2017 Lace up for LOVE Mother’s Day Walk/Run, please contact Claudia Connor, lead Event Specialist at 1-416-522-3642 or


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