Important message about the COVID-19 Coronavirus

In an effort to care for all of our personnel, families, and mission around the world, EMI has been taking a number of steps in response to the progress of COVID-19.

Location-specific Crisis Management Teams are now in place to monitor COVID developments, inform, and care for EMI personnel. All official EMI travel (including project travel) has been cancelled or postponed and no new travel plans are being prepared until further notice. EMI’s worldwide offices are in varying states of closure with personnel working remotely or from home as they are able.

We continue to actively monitor the situation and will respond to new information affecting our worldwide ministry and teams. We view the COVID-19 Coronavirus an opportunity to live out the gospel and our faith in Jesus through the ministry of EMI.

Join Team EMI as we run and walk to Design a World of Hope!

**Due to the rapidly evolving situation around COVID-19, we are closely monitoring the status of the events below and EMI's participation in them. Should any of these events be cancelled or postponed, or should the advice of health authorities lead us to a judgement that we should not encourage participation, we will take appropriate action and keep you informed.
We respect your individual decision with regard to your participation in any of the events below.
As we walk together through this challenging and uncertain season, we intend to continue designing a world of hope. We remain grateful for your partnership in prayer and financial support, and we thank you for considering participation in this and other EMI fundraisers.

The Scotiabank Calgary Marathon has been a long-time annual fundraiser for EMI Canada, and this year, we're branching out to a few other major Canadian cities!

Scotiabank hosts a series of running events across Canada that incorporate a Charity Challenge element, wherein runners can raise money for their favorite charity while reaching personal fitness goals.

Every dollar raised for EMI in these events goes to the EMI Fund, which lays the groundwork for all that EMI does to equip and mobilize volunteers, interns, and staff as they serve ministries and transform lives around the globe. Visit EMI's Project Portfolio to see the impact your fundraising can have.

You can partner with EMI Canada as follows:

Run or Walk for Team EMI
If you'll be in one of the cities below on the race dates listed, you can join Team EMI in the race distance of your choice.  There's something for everyone at every fitness level.

Ottawa, ON
This event, scheduled for May 23-24, has been cancelled.
Organizers will be rolling out a virtual run option in the coming weeks.
Watch this space for more details.

Calgary, AB 
This event, scheduled for May 31, has been postponed
Organizers will be rolling out details about a new date and alternative participation options in the coming weeks. Watch this space for more details.
Fundraising for this event remains open. To donate to Team EMI or individual runners in Calgary, please click here.

Vancouver, BC
Register for the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K (Vancouver, BC)

June 28, 2020
Step-by-step registration instructions here

Montreal, QC
Details coming soon...

Toronto, ON
Details coming soon...


Sponsor Team EMI
You can sponsor a Team EMI runner by clicking on a name listed below. Every dollar raised in this event goes directly to EMI Canada!

*Watch this space for updates.