Breakaway Winter Adventure

January 25 to March 29, 2021

Breakaway Winter Adventure is a solo badge challenge that raises funds for important research and provides vital programming and support for families dealing with childhood cancer.

Breakaway Winter Adventure was built to include all participation levels. Choose your own adventure through the badges you collect!

Let’s have fun this winter and most importantly, let’s have fun with purpose!

The Goods:
9 weeks
3 categories (Challenge / Fun / Family)
9 challenges in each category
27 possible badges to achieve

How BREAKAWAY Winter Adventure works

  1. Register and get ready for fun starting on January 25, 2021.
  2. Earn badges when you complete challenges. Pick challenges that match your participation level – Challenge Road / Fun Lane / Family Avenue (or do all of them!)
  3. Invite friends and family to join you.
  4. Fundraise online for childhood cancer research and Foundation programming.
  5. Join our Strava Club.
  6. Post your fun on your socials and tag @childhoodcancercanada and #breakawaykidscancer

It’s CHALLENGE Road for participants looking to get active!

Participants can earn 9 possible Challenge Road badges:
Shake It Up (25 points)
7 Day Streak (35 points)
Break the Cold (25 points)
Paparazzi (25 points)
9 Week Stretch (35 points)
Weekend Trifecta (25 points)
Day Night (25 points)
Personal Best (25 points)
Inside Sweat (25 points)
Visit Breakaway Winter Adventure for a more detailed breakdown on each badge's task. 

The FUN Lane for Winter Enthusiasts!

There are 9 possible badges for more leisurely winter enthusiasts!:
Walking Boots (25 points)
5 Day Week (25 points)
Winter Wonderland (25 points)
Snow Art (25 points)
Winter Quest (25 points)
Weekend Pass (25 points)
Support Local (25 points)
Selfie Walk (25 points)
Snow Fight (25 points)
Visit Breakaway Winter Adventure for a more detailed breakdown on each badge's task. 

Take FAMILY Avenue and involve your loved ones!

Stay inside and stay warm, but have some fun with your family:
Window Dressing (25 points)
Random Act of Kindness (35 points)
PJs All Day (25 points)
Bake It Forward (35 points)
Movie Night (25 points)
Cuppa Warm (25 points)
Game Night (25 points)
Dance Party (25 points)
Breakfast for Dinner (25 points)
Visit Breakaway Winter Adventure for a more detailed breakdown on each badge's task. 

Childhood Cancer Research

Childhood Cancer Canada is the primary charitable funder of clinical trials and childhood cancer research for C17. The C17 Council is an organization composed of the institutionally appointed heads of the sixteen pediatric hematology, oncology, and stem cell transplant programs across Canada. Their goal is to improve outcomes and quality of life for children and adolescents with cancer and serious blood disorders in Canada. Foundation programing includes: the COVID-19 Emergency Fund provides financial support to childhood cancer families who have been impacted by the pandemic; EmPower Packs provided to children newly diagnosed with cancer; Survivor Scholarships for childhood cancer survivors with post-secondary academic aspirations; and the Benevolent Fund that provides financial assistance to help a family cover the costs of their child's funeral.

Safety Guidelines

Safety Guidelines
Childhood Cancer Canada reminds participants to give safety the highest priority while participating in Breakaway Winter Adventure. Participants are reminded to please follow the rules of your sport or activity, wear all recommended safety equipment and gear, and to obey all local laws.

For outdoor activities wear brightly coloured and weather appropriate clothing, avoid roads and high traffic situations, make safe choices, and proactively seek and avoid hazards. Know your location. Before beginning your activity, determine if there are any safety or health hazards and how to address them.

Recommended activities include running, walking, snow shoeing, home workouts, use of an indoor rowing machine, indoor spinning, dancing, etc. Due to a higher risk of injury, Childhood Cancer Canada recommends participants avoid the following outdoor activities: skiing, tubing, snowboarding, tobogganing, outdoor cycling, snow shoveling, or snowmobiling. Whatever activity you choose, the best guideline is: Be Alert. Be Wary. Be Seen!

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