Canadian Transplant Association - L'association Canadienne des Greffés
I am so grateful for my new kidney and my second chance at life.


There is always something happening at the CTA. Visit our Upcoming Events page to find out what’s going on, and our Information Pages for the latest updates on the Canadian Transplant Games and World Transplant Games. And be sure to contact us to find out how you can get involved!

Saturday April 18, 2015

2015 Moncton Transplant Trot

Join us for our annual Transplant Trot in Moncton.

Race Times
◦5K Run/Walk : Saturday April 18, 2015 @ 10:00 A.M.
◦10K Walk : Saturday April 18, 2015 @ 9:15 A.M.
◦10K Run : Saturday April 18, 2015 @ 10:00 A.M.
◦Kids Fun Run : Saturday April 18, 2015 @ 9:30 A.M.

Online registration closes on April 18th, 11:59 p.m.

Race Shirts:
•Each participant who registers by April 1st will receive a event T-shirt.
•Unisex sizes: S, M, L, XL


Proceeds from this race will benefit the Canadian Transplant Association – New Brunswick Chapter.

Where: Moncton Press Club, Moncton, New Brunswick

Contact: Mark Black markblack(at)

Saturday April 18, 2015 - 10:00 am

North East Calgary's Awareness Rally

Please join Calgary's South Asian community as they gather in support of organ and tissue donation awareness to kick off NOTDAW - National Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness Week!

Where: Prairie Winds Park, 223 Castleridge Blvd NE, Calgary, Alberta

Cost: Free

Contact: TransplantAwareness(at)

Saturday April 18, 2015 - 03:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Bowling for Life Event

York Region Gift of Life Association and the Canadian Transplant Association (CTA) are hosting the 2nd Annual Bowling for Life event.

It was a huge success last year so book early. Call Arlene 905-954-1209 to register your team of 5-6 bowlers of 5pin or 10 pin.

The cost is $20 includes a door prize, draw ticket, 2 games, shoe rental, snacks and drink.

Looking forward to a great time! Check out our SILENT Auction table, and 50/50 draw followed by dinner at Jonathans Restaurant

Where: Gateway Cafe and Lanes, 210 Edward Street, Aurora, Ontario

Cost: $20.00

Contact: Arlene Lindsay (905) 954 1209

Saturday April 18, 2015

Transplant Trot - Fredericton

Join us for our Annual Event:
Race Times
◦5K Walk/Run : Sunday April 19, 2015 @ 9:00 A.M.
◦kids Fun Run : Sunday April 19, 2015 @ 8:45 A.M.

◦Free Shirt with entry!
◦Each participant who registers by April 1st will receive a free T-shirt.
◦Unisex sizes: S, M, L, XL
◦kids run: Kids will receive a medal but not a shirt.
◦Age for Youth - 19 and under and under.


Proceeds from this race will benefit the Canadian Transplant Association – New Brunswick Chapter.

Where: ◦Queen Square, Fredericton, New Brunswick

Contact: Mark Black markblack(at)

Wednesday April 22, 2015 - 11:00 am - 02:00 pm

2016 Canadian Transplant Games Kick Off Celebration

This event being held during NOTDAW 2015 will be a celebration to Kick Off the 2016 Canadian Transplant Games coming to Toronto 16 months following this event. The goal of this event is to get the awareness out about the Games & to get people to consider joining us in 2016. This event will motivate you to start your training, pick your event & learn more about the Games.

Many of our athletes who have attended World & Canadian will be there & can share with you their experience.

Not a Canadian Transplant Association member, and want to learn more about who we are & what we do? This will be a great opportunity to find out about the CTA.

Do you want to help out with the games planning & execution? Sign up to volunteer at the Games or be on the LOC (Local Organizing Committee).

The schedule and list of special guests, will follow shortly

Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto

Cost: Free

Contact: Sandra Holdsworth ctaontario(at)

Saturday April 25, 2015

4th Annual Transplant Trot - Waterloo 2015

If you’re on social media use the hashtag #waterlootrot

Registration Opens: 8:00 a.m.
Race Start: 10:00 a.m.
Registration: Early Bird (by Feb. 1): $30 After Feb. 1: $35

Participant Registration:

Team Challenge:
The Team Challenge! -Put together a team of 4 and the top two teams with the best total time will win great prizes!

Race Directors:

Carol Dubeau caroldubeau(at)
Joanna Mitchell joannamitchell(at)

Where: Waterloo Park, Waterloo, Ontario


Saturday April 25, 2015

2015 Calgary Transplant Trot

Help us celebrate life after transplant for recipients and increase organ & tissue donation awareness in Alberta!

Prizes are awarded for top three male/females times, as well as top 3 fundraisers in our "Sponsor-An-Athlete" feature!

For more information, to see our great sponsors, to volunteer or to register, please check out: or email: calgary(at)

Where: Confederation Park 55+ Activity Centre, 2212 13th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta

Cost: $40 to register and receive a Race Kit (includes a t-shirt and goodies) but free for supporters who we encourage to attend & wear green!

Contact: Elle Vanderzwaag, Race Director

Saturday May 2, 2015

5th Annual Transplant Trot - London 2015 in memory of Leslie Petter

You are invited to join transplant recipients, donors and donor families, friends, families and supporters, as we celebrate the success of organ and tissue donation in one of London’s largest awareness events!

Funds from the London 5k run/walk will support the Leslie Petter Memorial Award and the CTA. Leslie, an amazing friend, teacher, mentor, athlete and bone marrow transplant recipient, was instrumental in organizing the first Transplant Trot in London.


Please join us as Master of Ceremonies, Nick Paparella - CTV News, welcomes family and friends, along with special guests, to celebrate the gift of life at the 5th annual Transplant Trot in London.

Anyone wishing to support this event, with a donation or gift-in-kind, is invited to contact one of the race directors below. Thank you!

Janet Brady brady.janet(at)
John Michielsen michielsenpetter(at)

Where: Gibbons Park, London, Ontario

Saturday May 9, 2015

4th Annual "2nd Chance Trail Ride" Silent Auction & Dance

Travel the historic Iron Horse Trail from Lindbergh to Heinsburg on horse or wagon as they raise Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness and support those going through the organ transplant process.

For more information check out the facebook page at

Where: Lindbergh, Alberta

Cost: $30 rider's fee (incl. lunch) and $25 for dinner & dance

Contact: secondchancetrailride(at)

Sunday May 10, 2015 - 09:00 am - 02:00 pm

Transplant Trot - Saskatoon

Please join us for the Saskatoon Transplant Trot on Mothers Day, May 10th, 2015. The 5km and 10km walk/run events will take place in Victoria Park and follow Meewasin Trail on out and back routes.

To register please go to:

Where: Victoria Park, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Contact: Arnie Senger arnieandbrent(at)

Saturday May 16, 2015

2015 Edmonton Transplant Trot

3K walk / 5K walk/fun run / 10K run
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Start time -10:00 a.m.

Awards will be presented to the top 3 female and male finishers in the 10K run and the top 3 youth (under 16) participants. Door prizes will be posted at the end of the race.

For more information, to volunteer or to register: or email: edmonton(at)

Where: Sir Wilfred Laurier Park, 13221 Buena Vista Road NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Cost: Early bird registration of $30 before March 31st and $40 after. Fee includes a free Transplant Trot shirt and swag bag. Register by April 1 to guarantee your t-shirt size.

Contact: Jennifer Holman, Race Director

Saturday May 30, 2015

Grey Bruce Transplant Trot

Please join us for the Grey Bruce Transplant Trot (previously known as Owen Sound Transplant Trot)


$30.00 includes a free “Transplant Trot” T-Shirt and goodie bag!
All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable

Kelso Beach Park, Entrance at lights on Eddie Sargent Parkway and 18th St. West


OR register by picking up and completing an entry form. (destinations for entry forms and pledge sheets will be posted soon)

**To ensure shirt size register by May 1, 2015.

Race Director:
Catherine Hansler chhansler(at) 519-794-3545 or 519-376-0932
Race Co-Directors:
Ken Heathers kheathers(at) 519-832-2289
Heather Hillyer hhillyer(at) 519-577-8909

Where: Kelso Beach Park, Owen Sound, Ontario, Owen Sound, Ontario

Cost: 30.00

Monday August 8, 2016 - 08:00 am - Sunday August 14, 2016 - 04:00 pm

Canadian Transplant Games 2016

Toronto will host the Canadian Transplant Games, August 8-13, 2016.

More details will be provided as they become available.

Where: Toronto, Ontario

Contact: Sandra Holdsworth ctaontario(at) 705 687 4424