January 21, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE Applications for 2016 GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon CHEK Charity Pledge Program Now Open

(Victoria, BC – January 21, 2016) The 37th Annual GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon is now accepting applications for the CHEK Charity Pledge Program (CPP). Entering its 12th year,  the charities raise awareness and funds by encouraging individuals to run or walk for their individual causes, and by collecting pledges.

“The GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon provides a fundraising platform for large charities and small ones, without having to worry about organizing the actual event,” says Cathy Noel, General Manager. The 18 charities last year raised $122,591 from the event, while over $1.5 million has been raised since CPP’s inception. Charities that have participated in the past have raised between $2,500 and $80,000 in one year, through corporate sponsorship and pledges or donations. [MORE]