Backs in Motion 2018


Backs in Motion is CMCC’s annual 10km run and 5km run/walk. In its 35th year, Backs in Motion raises over $50,000 each year in support of chiropractic education, research and patient care at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.

Backs in Motion brings together over 500 competitive and recreational participants of all ages. The course explores the beautiful East Don Parkland trail, a northerly, scenic stretch of the Don offering a chance to see the river and its valley unencumbered by rail lines and expressways.

Backs in Motion awards over 100 prizes to: the top three male/female overall finishers and the top three male /female finishers in each age category for the 5k and 10k run, In addition, participant and placement medals are awarded for kids.

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Registration is NOW open!


Dog Registration

Note: We welcome dogs for the 5k walk. Please complete the dog registration form as well as the general registration for your participation.


Please find the updated schedule for race day – Sunday, April 22, 2018

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. On-site registration, check-in and event pick-up
8:45 a.m. 10km race start
9:15 a.m. 5km race start
9:15 a.m. 5km walk start (behind 5km runners)
10:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony & Participant Raffle

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Start Fundraising! Help support chiropractic education, research and patient care at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.

Set-up your fundraising page for the event:

Have questions? Read our helpful "step-by-step guide"on how to set-up your fundraising page.

OFFLINE donations (cash or cheque)? Write your name at the top of the Backs in Motion pledge form, and fax 416-482-3629 or email your pledge sheets to CMCC. Staff will add your offline pledges to your CanadaHelps page.

Please note: your registration fee will be refunded if you raise pledges for your run/walk:

  • Students (CMCC & other schools): raise $50 in pledges
  • Friends of CMCC, staff and faculty: raise $100 in pledges

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In addition to kids’ participant medals and placement medals, there are over 100 prizes awarded to:

  • Top three male/female overall finishers
  • 5k Run: top three male/female finishers in each age category
  • 10k Run: top three male/female finishers in each age category

All registered participants will receive a technical run t-shirt and an exclusive run kit filled with prizes and goodies donated by our generous sponsors and supporters. See the full list of prizes and challenges for further details.

Volunteer Registration

We need 100 enthusiastic volunteers to make Backs in Motion a huge success, with tasks ranging from greeters and event day registration, to course marshalls and traffic control, and others in between.

All volunteers will receive a volunteer t-shirt, will be entered into a draw for a prize pack worth $100 and will receive a validation letter for a maximum of 5 hours (if requested).

Volunteer Registration


Backs in Motion provides an opportunity for your brand to be visible to several thousand members of the CMCC community. View our sponsorship package to learn more about the benefits of being a sponsor.

Contact David Coleman, Director of Alumni Relations at for more information, or register as a sponsor for the event online:

Sponsor Registration

2018 Sponsors

A sincere thank you to all of our 2018 sponsors who have contributed to this year's run/walk.

Bronze Sponsors

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Ultimate Glucosamine

Run Kit Sponsors

Core Products

Ultimate Glucosamine

Official Supplier


Media Sponsor

Student Challenge Prize Sponsor

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