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MEDIA ADVISORY - PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - 11th Annual RBC Race for the Kids

TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2023 /CNW/ - Over 7,000 supporters will be taking part in the 11th annual RBC Race for the Kids on Saturday, September 23 at Mel Lastman Square. Participants will be walking or running to raise funds in support of Sunnybrook's Family Navigation Project (FNP), a unique program that helps youth with mental health and/or addiction issues, and their families, by partnering them with professionals who guide them to the care they need.


Saturday, September 23, 2023

7:30 a.m. ? 12 p.m.


Mel Lastman Square

5100 Yonge Street

Toronto, ON

Photo/interview opportunities include:




8:05 a.m. ? 8:30 a.m.

Photo Op: 5 km start

Interviews to follow

  • Dr. Andy Smith, President and CEO, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Kris Depencier, Regional President, Greater Toronto Region, RBC
  • Dr. Anthony Levitt, Medical Director, Family Navigation Project and Chief, Hurvitz Brain Sciences Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

  • Liisa Kuuter, Program Manager, Family Navigation Project, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • RBC Olympians Javier Acevedo (Swimming), Kelsey Mitchell (Sprint Cycling) and Melissa (Missy) Franklin (Swimming)

8:30 a.m.

Photo Op:

More than 7,000 participants at the 5 km start line to kick-off the race

9:00 a.m. ? 9:15 a.m. 

Photo Op:

Participants crossing the finish line and receiving their medals

9:15 a.m.

Photo Op:

RBC Olympians engaging with race participants RBC Olympics Meet & Greet


SOURCE Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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