Frequently Asked Questions

When is Teal to Heal?

Teal to Heal takes place on May 12, 2024. Registration for in-person participants begins at 9 am. 

Here are the start times for each run/walk: 

  • 5K walk, in memory of Heather MacLean, begins at 10:00am
  • 2K walk, in memory of Healther MacLean, begins at 10:15am
  • 5K run, in memory of Emily Peck, begins at 10:15am 


Where does Teal to Heal take place?

The event will take place May 12th, at Membertou Sport and Wellness Center (95 Maillard street). If you are unable to make the event in-person, you are welcome to register and participate virtually! 


How much does it cost to participate in this run? 

This event is FREE to participate but we suggest the following donations, if possible, in lieu of registration fees:

  • Adults: $20
  • Youth ages 5-18: $10
  • Children under 5: $5


Will I receive a tax receipt?

All donations $20 and more are eligible to receive a tax receipt. 


Will I get a T-shirt?

All registered participants will receive a t-shirt. To guarantee you receive your size, please register before April 21, 2024. Otherwise, t-shirts will be available but sizes are not guaranteed.

When can I pick up my T-shirt?

The location of t-shirt pick-up will be announced shortly. T-shirts can be picked up at the following times and dates:

  • Thursday, May 9, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
  • Friday, May 10, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
  • Saturday, May 11, 10:00am - 12:00 pm

At this time, you may also drop off any in-person donations and pledge forms you may have. 

What do the proceeds of the run go towards?

All proceeds from this run support the Teal at Home fund through the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation, and those living with gynecological cancers in Cape Breton. 

How do I register my child/children?

In our efforts to protect the privacy of minors, we are no longer storing their personal information in our donor database. Instead, we'll be taking child registration information through this Google Form. Information collected via this form will be used for Teal to Heal event purposes only.

  • Please Note: If your child wishes to participate in fundraising, please share your personal participation center with them, or consider making a "Team" page and consolidating your efforts. Alternatively, they can download a pledge form below and collect cash donations.

Where do I download a pledge form? 

If you're looking to raise additional funds via donations, you can do so by accessing your participant centre, or by downloading the pledge form, here

I'm not receiving emails when I request my login details or to confirm registration.

Sometimes it can take a few minutes for emails from the system to land in your inbox. We first suggest that you check your spam and junk folders. Additionally, we suggest adding to your "safe sender" list, using the instructions here.

If the email is not in any of your folders and it's been longer than 20 minutes since you requested your login information or you registered and are looking for confirmation, please contact us at or 902-567-7752. 

Will there be prizes and awards?

YES! There will be trophies and awards available to top teams and individual fundraisers. And, other surprizes throughout the event! 

Is there parking on-site?

Stay tuned. The location of the event will be announced soon. 

Are there ATMs on-site?

Yes, there is an ATM on-site but please bring cash to the event if you wish to purchase anything. We will have food trucks, a 50/50 ticket draw, a Wellness Expo, and more on-site. 

What else can I expect during the event? 

Along with an incredible outpouring of community spirit, there will be a wellness expo, an Honoree Wall to remember our loved ones, a Mother's Day photo booth, live entertainment, prizes, and more.