Run for Women

Join us on June 5 for the biggest women’s mental health celebration in Canada! 

The Virtual Ottawa Run for Women, brought to you by the LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart™ program, is a 5K or 10K Walk/Run. A virtual walk/run means we will be gathering in spirit throughout our community!

Ready to invite colleagues, friends and family to join you to raise awareness and funds for women’s mental health? 

Create a team and be part of transforming lives! Contact Lauren Merkley today to join the team of Run for Women Captains and get your bonus Captain Discount coupon. 

Want to join our 2022 Foundation Friends Team? 

Contact Lauren Merkley today!

The fabulous $100 Shoppers Drug Mart swag bag is included in every registration! 

To date, the Ottawa Run for Women has raised over $2.6M for women's mental health programs at The Royal. 

Every dollar raised supports mothers, daughters, and friends through the funding of programs that allow women to take that next step to recovery. 


To learn more, or to register, visit

Run for Women

Run for Women



About the Shirley E. Greenberg Resource Centre for Women at The Royal

The main focus of the Shirley E. Greenberg Resource Centre for Women at The Royal, is to provide information about available treatments and supports to women with mental illness and their family members. In addition, the centre serves as a hub for education, peer & family support groups, & healthy living strategies.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2021 Run for Women, brought to you by the LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart™ program, in support of women’s mental health at The Royal. In 2021, we had 6,021 participants from across our community including 239 Royal team captains who recruited 3,859 people!

Not only did you contribute significantly to the event’s fundraising success, you also helped to build community and inspired people to prioritize their mental health along with their physical health.



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