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The Scotiabank Charity Challenge

Register for any distance in one of our six Scotiabank-sponsored running events. During the process you’ll be given the option to sign up for the Scotiabank Charity Challenge to fundraise for a local community charity. As Scotiabank covers all the fees associated with online fundraising, 100% of the funds you raise will go directly to your chosen charity.

*Scotiabank pays for online transaction fees when fundraisers use the Race Roster fundraising platform

Scotiabank Charity Challenge SCENE Offer

Every step and dollar counts. This is your chance to make a difference and earn SCENE points. Sign up for the Scotiabank Charity Challenge and earn 500 SCENE points for every $500 raised to help local charities.

How it works:
  • As a registered participant in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge at any one of the Marathon Events, at any distance you are eligible for the offer.
  • To redeem, participants must enter a 16-digit SCENE number during the Marathon Event registration process and raise a minimum of $500.00 CAD in support of one of the official charity partners of the Scotiabank Charity Challenge.
  • A total of 500 SCENE points will be added for each $500.00 CAD raised to each eligible SCENE membership account following the Marathon Event Fundraising end date.



Marathon program and events you don't want to miss

Banque Scotia 21k de Montréal et 5k

April 23 - June 14, 2021 | Montréal , QC
A virtual race is completed at a time and place of your choosing! You can run or walk the 21K, 10K or 5K and you can do the full distance at once or break it into smaller increments over several days. Once you've completed your run, visit Sportstats to download your race time. Your participation medal and t-shirt will be mailed to you!

Banque Scotia 21k de Montréal  et 5k
The Tamarack Ottawa Virtual Race 

May 1 – 31, 2021 | Ottawa, ON

Along with all your favourite distances, this year’s offerings include the Ottawa Ultra 50K, an Ottawa 2K family pack for 4, and a special TEAM edition of the Bytown Challenge in support of The Ottawa Hospital! In addition, the Scotiabank Charity Challenge is back once again for 2021! Help support your community by running or walking and raising funds for a charity that is important to you!

The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Virtual Event

Virtual Event: September 1 – 30, 2021 | Calgary, AB
Hybrid in-person: September 19, 2021 | Calgary, AB

We may not be able to run together in traditional ways but we can still set goals, get outside to move and connect digitally, which keeps us motivated, inspired and celebrating one another’s achievements.

Running together, apart.

Scotiabank Calgary Marathon
Scotiabank Vancouver Virtual Half Marathon & 5k

June 2 – July 5, 2021 | Vancouver, BC
A virtual race is completed at the place and at the time of your choice. You will run or walk the distance of 21K or 5K and once done, visit Sportstats to download your race time. Your participation medal and t-shirt will be mailed to you. Participants in the children's race will also be able to enjoy their own virtual race; a medal will also be mailed to them. It will not be necessary, however, to download their race time on Sportstats.

Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5k
Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

October 1 – 31, 2021 | Toronto, ON
As runners, we’re constantly moving forward. Pushing through. Persevering. Setting our sights on the finish. And while this year’s event will look different, that feeling of momentum and accomplishment lives on. Join us this October to either run or walk the distance of your choice; 42K | 21K | 10K | 5K | Marathon Relay. Once complete, visit Race Roster to input your race time!

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon

November 6 – 7, 2021 | Halifax, NS
Details on this year's event coming soon!


Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon