AMA Youth Run Club volunteer opportunity

May 31, 2018

The Indigenous Track & Field Meet in Leduc, Thursday, May 31, needs you! Physicians, residents or medical student volunteers are needed for this AMA Youth Run Club end-of-season event.

Volunteering with the YRC is rewarding and fun; The energy is contagious so come prepared to be infected! The AMA YRC, with its audience of students, teachers and families, has been supporting school and community health advocacy at hundreds of schools across the province for five years.


Indigenous Track & Field Meet

  • Date: Thursday, May 31 | 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. (You don't have to volunteer for the whole day! See "How you can help", below.)
  • Event details: Students in grades 4-12 will be participating in this day-long track meet at John Bole Athletic Park in Leduc. Over 200 participants from nine communities attended last year’s meet. All participating schools have AMA Youth Run Clubs.
  • Where: John Bole Athletic Park, 50 Corinthia Dr., Leduc: Map
  • How you can help: AMA physician, resident or medical student volunteers needed! Assistance is required with running events, taking measurements, raking the pits, retrieving balls, etc. Volunteers are NOT required for the entire day; whatever amount of time you can volunteer would be greatly appreciated.

If you’re interested, please email: or sign up to volunteer

Come RUN with the AMA Youth Run Club!

Fort McMurray

2.5 Km Fun Run

  • Date: Thursday, June 7 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Event details: This 2.5 km Fun Run, attended by many schools in Fort McMurray, is hosted by Ecole St. Paul School and is supported by Ever Active Schools and the AMA Youth Run Club. Over 200 Fort McMurray students, teachers, parents and families attended last year’s Fun Run at MacDonald Island Park.
  • Where: École St. Paul School, 429 Ross Haven Drive, Fort McMurray: Map
  • How you can get involved: Fort McMurray and area physicians, residents and medical students; Wood Buffalo PCN and North ZMSA health care staff are welcome to attend and run with the kids! 

If you’d like to attend, please contact Hayley Degaust, Provincial Projects Coordinator, Ever Active Schools, at 780.405.3734.

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