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Juno Beach Centre Association

Virtual Remembrance Day / Juno Beach event

Event Information

Participate between August 9th and Thursday December 31st, 2020 / Burlington ON

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Race Details

You may run or walk it anytime between August 9th and December 31st.
Fee includes postal charge, medal, and bib!

$10 from each registration will be donated to the Juno Beach Centre Association.

The Juno Beach Centre Association owns and operates the Juno Beach Centre, Canada’s Second World War museum and cultural centre on the D-Day landing beaches in Normandy, France. The Juno Beach Centre (JBC) pays homage to the 45,000 Canadians who lost their lives during the War. Opened in 2003 by veterans and volunteers with a vision to create a permanent memorial to all Canadians who served during the Second World War, the Centre’s mandate is to preserve this legacy for future generations through education and remembrance. Today, the JBC stands as Canada’s primary Second World War site of memory in Europe.

Applicants 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 Fundraising tab (at the top of the registration page) and select Raise Funds to set up your fundraising page.

Click here for details on setting up your fundraising dashboard

Fundraising Awards:

$1,000 raised earns one Canadian flag flown at Juno Beach

Visitors are filled with pride when they see the Canadian flag flapping in the breeze above the sands of Juno Beach. Own a symbol of Canadian pride and courage by raising $1,000 or more for the Juno Beach Centre!

CJB Canada Day flag

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$1,500 raised earns one Juno Beach Centre hockey jersey

“The Canadians went at it like hockey players." â€" Corporal Dick Raymond, D-Day veteran, Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa.

Raise $1,500 for the Juno Beach Centre and you can own one of these rare Juno Beach Centre hockey jerseys* made to Canadian Hockey League standards.

Juno Beach Jersey Display

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*We will contact fundraisers who meet this goal to determine sizing. Delivery expected before Christmas 2020. 

Commemorative Items:

1500m, 8k, half marathon participants recieve a finishers medal and can choose between a mask or neck gaitor when they register.

Remembrance Day neckgaitor mask

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Remembrance Day Juno Beachmedal

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We will mail or send them out to you in 6 weeks and you may run or walk it anytime between August 9th and November 28th.

Once you have completed your run, send confirmation of 5k or 10k by screen shot, photo or Strava,

Email your run details to [email protected]

*Please sign up to our VR Pro Race Facebook group and post your runs to win prizes weekly #runfortarts

I have run my virtual what do I do?

Please submit your results for your virtual race to [email protected]They will be posted within a few days on with a link to your finisher's certificate. Include in the email, which race you have run, how you timed and measured your run/walk and, of course, your time.

If you register on, you will have access to a free app called Race Joy, that will follow you on your virtual run and cheer for you at each kilometer, as well as report your time automatically into the results. If you have signed up on another site and wish to use RaceJoy, please contact [email protected]

More info about RaceJoy at

Contact Information

For more information please contact Kelly Hendry-Arnott

How to Register view more ▶

  1. Choose your event! Click on the registration link to go to the secure registration page
  2. Fill out your information on the registration form. Make sure to include your proper email address!
  3. Use your credit card to pay your registration fee! Transactions processed securely.
  4. You will receive a confirmation Email, outlining your application and payment details.
  5. Check the on-line confirmation list above.
  • All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Entry fee does not include processing fee .

Remember to check back regularly for updates on race information!

If you have questions or comments, please contact your Race Director.

Have a great Race!

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Many of our events are affiliated with a charity. Supporting a charity has never been easier!

It's Simple! If you are registering for an event that is associated with a Charity there will be a Donations tab on the top of the race page. All you need to do is go to the Donations tab and select Raise funds to set up your fundraising page. Once you set up a new Fundraising account or login with your existing profile you are ready to solicit your friends and family members to support you! All the resources you need to set your donation goals, solicit donation, and track funds are on your donations dashboard.

For more information on our Fundraising and Donations tools Click Here

Athlete Dashboard view more ▶

The Athlete Dashboard is a new feature when you set up a member login and password and its Free.

The Athlete Dashboard allows you to view everything related to your events on one page; race registration information on all your events, results tracking for all your events, notice of photos for your events and charitable fundraising tracking.

For more information on the Athlete Dashboard link here: Athlete Dashboard

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Upcoming Clinics

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Creating a Race?

Before creating a race, you must first login if you have a profile or set up a profile.

One you are logged in you will then be redirected to the Race Form afterwards.