Virtual Event Day Schedule

This year’s virtual event might seem a little different, but it’s still jam-packed full of great people, amazing energy, and unparalleled support for breast cancer research. Keep your eye on your email for event day updates and the link to our 2020 virtual event!

9:45 AM – Pre-Event Entertainment
Join us for an energizing performance from classic a cappella group Four Over Forty.

10:00 AM – Opening Ceremony
Featuring KLite’s Sunni Genesco, Dr. Ralph Meyer, Dr. Mark Levine, BRIGHT Chair Nancy McMillan, and survivor spokesperson Steve Ewoniak. Then, warm-up with the YWCA Encore team and get ready with our celebratory ribbon cutting!

10:30 AM – Celebrate BRIGHT Run your own way!
Walk, run, cycle, play games…the sky’s the limit for BRIGHT Run 2020! Participate in BRIGHT Run however you see fit, and share pictures and video so we can join in on the fun!

Tag us on Instagram @brightrunhamilton and Facebook @BrightRun. You can also hashtag #BRIGHTRun2020 to see what others are up to! We’ll be sharing your posts throughout the “run”.

12 PM – Closing Ceremony
Join us back on Facebook Live for the closing ceremony, including prize announcements and the presentation of this year’s fundraising cheque!


Important Links


A Typical BRIGHT Run Day

There is a special spirit at the BRIGHT Run, an exhilarating feeling of excitement, hope and inspiration. It’s the day when we all come together after months of fundraising, it’s the day when the BRIGHT family shines its brightest. So get your pink on for the best BRIGHT day of the year.

Here’s what you need to know:

Before Event Day

  • Visit us for a safe, physically distant t-shirt pick-up day on August 26, 2020!
  • Give your fundraising one last push by asking family, friends, neighbours and coworkers to sponsor you.
  • Remember to enter your cash and cheque donations to your online total. Click here for a guide on how to do it.

Join us on Facebook Live

  • Keep your eye on your email leading up to the event for event details and the Facebook Live link to join us for this year’s virtual event!