Mind Jersey are proud to announce that they have been selected as the beneficiary for Jersey’s first ever RBC Race for the Kids series. Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) have partnered with the Super League Triathlon, to host the fundraising race at the start of the Super League Triathlon weekend on Friday 28th September 2018.
The race will along families and friends to run together at 6pm in the evening in support of Mind Jersey’s Youthful Minds participation group. This support group ensures that mental health services listen to the voice of young people and children experiencing mental health difficulties.
This is the first time the race has been held on the island, but it has previously taken place in London, New York, Toronto, Sydney and Hong Kong raising over CAD$38million for youth- focused charities.
Ann Marie Vibert, Head of Banking and Specialised Solutions at RBC Wealth Management, said: “We’re delighted that Jersey will become part of the RBC Race for the Kids family. We’ve had great success and support in other cities that host the event, and we’re excited for our community to be involved.”
“We are looking forward to seeing islanders of all ages and abilities, running, jogging, walking and wheeling the 5km and 2.5km routes, alongside RBC employees, while raising money for Mind Jersey, an incredibly important cause. Partnering with Super League Triathlon as it returns to Jersey, is a wonderful opportunity and we are excited for the RBC Race for the Kids Jersey to be associated with some of the world’s best athletes.”
To find out more about the race and to sign up as a runner please visit www.rbcraceforthekidsjersey.com