West Nipissing General Hospital

We’re Stronger Together, but Safer Apart!

The West Nipissing General Hospital Foundation is excited to announce that this year’s Run4Health has gone virtual! Join us (virtually) on Saturday, September 19th, 2020 is running or walking a 5K, 10K, or Hospital Mile in support of the West Nipissing General Hospital Foundation. By participating in the Run4Health, you’ll help us raise crucial funds to purchase advanced medical equipment the West Nipissing General Hospital needs to continue to provide the best possible healthcare for the community of West Nipissing.

How it Works:

A virtual race is a race that you can complete from any location. You can walk, run or jor on a road, a trail, a treadmill, a track, or at the gym. You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself.

  • Register using our online registration site – Race Roster;
  • Inspire others to walk or run the Run4Health by sharing your participation on social media;
  • Collect pledges!
  • Walk/run your race any time on Saturday, September 19th, 2020.

On Event Day:

  • Snap a selfie of yourself or your team at the start of your run/walk;
  • Start your watch/timer as you take your first step and stop your watch on your last step;
  • Note your total time at your finish;
  • Take a screenshot or photo of your watch for the leaderboard;
  • Upload your photos and time and tag West Nipissing General Hospital on Facebook or submit to amylee.laforest@wngh.ca no later than September 21st, 2020.

Registration Fees:

Registration for the Run4Health 2020 is NOW OPEN! To register: Race Roster

Race Routes:

You can walk or run any route you’d like! But you’re more than welcome to take off from the West Nipissing General Hospital to follow our typical routes. We will post the route maps on our Facebook page. If you choose to begin at WNGH, please be sure to respect physical distance around our entranceways and patients.

Fundraising Information:

While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our daily lives, the need for quality healthcare in our community has grown. We need your help to raise crucial funds to purchase life-saving medical equipment for the West Nipissing General Hospital. Inspire your friends, family, coworkers and neighbours in joining you or by asking them to make a donation.

When you register through Race Roster, you have access to your very own fundraising page to share with your circle!


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact amylee.laforest@wngh.ca or call (705) 753-3110 ext. 316.