Hintonburg & Wellington Village


Extended to March 31!

to raise funds for the Heart Institute!


14 DAYS, 7 DAYS OR ONE DAY, then carry out one heart-healthy activity every day:

  • 2 km walk or run (we recommend on Wellington West)!
  • 4 km ski, bike, or snowshoe on KichiSibi Trail!
  • 30 min yoga, skate, dance, or workout!

Throughout the month of March, watch for special heart-healthy activity pop-ups throughout Wellington West! Make sure to sign-up for the Weekly Wednesday or follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to be in the know!

Plus, throughout the month of March, registrants can take advantage of the following Special Merchant Activities:

Fresh Air Experience
For all Big Heart Challenge Registrants, Fresh Air Experience is offering complementary ski rentals Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. (value $40). Drop by and see them at 1291 Wellington St. W.

Arthur Murray Dance Ottawa
Every Tuesday, Arthur Murray Dance Ottawa will be offering a FREE beginner dance class from 7:30-8:15pm. No experience necessary – come on your own or bring a friend, everyone is welcome! To reserve your spot, please email: or call (613)233-7911. 1175 Wellington St. W #5.

CrossFit Hintonburg
CrossFit Hintonburg is offering registrants FREE class trial passes now till the end of March. Give them a call at 613 252 5331 or email Conor at to book! 340 Parkdale Ave.

Use your complimentary activity to record your daily activity and try and new challenge!

100% of your registration fee goes to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation  plus Run Ottawa, our presenting sponsor, will match every participant’s registration fee! Plus you get A FREE Stubbe heart chocolate for everyone who signs up! Redeemable at Stubbe Chocolates.

Can’t take part? You can support the Ottawa Heart Institute by making a donation now!