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Prizes, Contests & Recognition
Thanks for supporting Parkinson SuperWalk!
As our way of saying thank you for fundraising for Parkinson SuperWalk you can earn these great prizes.
Please note: while Parkinson SuperWalk donations are accepted through December 31, the deadline to be included in top fundraiser calculations and for draws, prizing and recognition programs is September 30.
For a list of draw and contest winners for 2017, click here.
For a list of draw and contest winners for 2016, click here.
Learn more about the recognition items you can earn through successful fundraising.
Our National Grand Prize Draw
Sponsored by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
For every $250 raised, you will receive a ballot for the National Grand Prize, a random draw for a travel voucher worth $2,500 redeemable for any personal or family vacation you choose. Conditions: upon acceptance, winner must agree to use the voucher by the launch of Parkinson SuperWalk 2018 (April 1, 2018) and share photos with Parkinson Canada for promotional use.
National Team Challenge Draw
Join the fun and walk as a team! Any team with all members (18+) actively fundraising will be entered in the National Team Challenge Draw. The winning team will receive the opportunity for a private audience with a Parkinson Canada funded researcher (either by phone, skype or in-person depending on location).
In 2017, Team Thunder-Kats of Etobicoke won this prize and toured Dr. Joel Watts' Lab at the Tanz Neuroscience Centre.
National Hero Contest
Our 2018 contest runs July 2-August 1. The entry form will be available during that period. In keeping with our Everyday Heroes, Extraordinary Hope theme we’re continuing to offer our ‘Everyday Heroes’ contest as part of Parkinson SuperWalk this year. This year, we’re naming a new ‘National Hero’. The person you nominate has a chance to lead their local walk as our Parkinson SuperWalk National Hero! Click to access the nomination form.
Peer Nominated Awards
SuperWalker of the Year
Awarded to recognize a walker whose contributions to the event, enthusiasm for SuperWalk and its goals, or fundraising success has made an outstanding contribution to their local SuperWalk. Nominated by peers through the nomination form and determined by a to-be-assembled panel.
SuperWalk Volunteer of the Year
Awarded to recognize a walk coordinator or committee volunteer whose contributions were integral to the success of their local walk.
2017 Walker of the Year Winner: Marc Pittet of Winnipeg pictured here leading the 2017 Winnipeg SuperWalk