Virtual Light Up the Lake™ 5km Run /Walk  

You Choose!
November 1, 2021

Shining a Light on Pancreatic Cancer across Canada

To bring participants together from across Canada, to Shine a Light on Pancreatic Cancer awareness, through a unique, evening 5km run/walk for all ages and abilities.


Light Up the Lake™ was created by Craig’s Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society in 2014. Our first event took place in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and has since expanded to include Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan.

This year, 2021, although the pandemic has canceled in person Light Up the Lake™, we are proud to offer this unique run across Canada! Participants will have unique running bibs, lanyards and finisher medals mailed out to them, prior to event dates. We are proud to say that this unique event has attracted thousands of participants of all ages and abilities from across Canada and continues to grow.

Register today, and help us Shine a Light on pancreatic cancer.

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Event Details

Choose your day to run anytime between November 1st - 18th! November is World Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month! November 18th is World Pancreatic Cancer Day

This year we will be offering participants a ten (10) week free program with their registration. The program includes running/walking plans and weekly Zoom Workshops with a weekly focus on various topics such as; injury prevention, nutrition and recovery care.

Register TODAY as an individual, team or family!

Once registered; Pick your route, the date and count back ten (10) weeks from that!

The program will start the week of August 23rd as if your race date was November 1st!

All information will be available for download and workshops will be recorded for you to watch when you can. Example; if you decide that your race day will be November 14th you can start the program on September 5th!

Post pics from your run/walk to encourage others and raise awareness of pancreatic cancer! Follow @CraigsCauseCan on social media platforms! Celebrate the day by posting about your participation using the hashtags #craigscause and #LUTL !

All participants will receive a well stuffed SWAG BAG with a custom race bib, coupons/certificates, SWAG (of course) and a finisher's medal!

Fundraising is optional but encouraged!

Donations support Awareness, Education, Support and Research.

Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of all cancer deaths. It surpassed breast cancer deaths in 2019.


Find out more about Craig's Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society and our services here:

Join us across the country, TOGETHER we can help defeat pancreatic cancer!

You can set up a fundraising page through your Running Room account, after you have registered for the Run
All you need to do is go to the Donate tab (at the top of this page) and select Raise Funds to set up your fundraising page.

Click here for details on setting up your fundraising dashboard

You can also download and print our Pledge Form

This way you have a manual form to use when asking for pledges from your friends and family!

Race Kits

All participants will receive a well stuffed SWAG BAG with a custom race bib, coupons/certificates, SWAG (of course) and a finisher's medal!

Contact Information

For more information please contact Helen Wright

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