Tuesday Talks with Paul & Mark: 10 Things You Need to Know About motionball’s Marathon of Sport


As an organization Etherington Generations directs a significant percentage of our time to the running of motionball, a volunteer lead organization we created that raises funding and awareness for Special Olympics in Canada.  Over the past 15+ years we have donated in excess of $8,000,000 to this amazing cause.

Between May and October we are proud to be entering our motionball Marathon of Sport season where teams of 10 will compete alongside Special Olympics athletes in 18 cities across Canada raising in excess of $1,000,000 for the Special Olympics Canada Foundation.

Here are the top things you want to know about it:

10.   Thousands of participants in Toronto, Vancouver, Kelowna, Charlottetown, Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Saskatoon, Kitchener, Hamilton, Guelph and Kingston will be engaged raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics

9.  Over $1,000,000 will be netted from these events  and directed to Special Olympics

8.  Cool young professional Canadians are signing up to do this … why aren’t you?

7.  If you enjoy playing sports; socializing; networking and supporting an incredible cause all the while meeting and interacting with a Special Olympic athlete this is most definitely the event for you!

6.  The after-parties are legendary.  That is all we can say on this one!

5.  The opportunity to interact and meet with Special Olympians who benefit from the fund and awareness raising is amazingly rewarding

4.  There are 900,000 Canadians living with an intellectual disability who could benefit from Special Olympics programs if given the opportunity….and motionball is Canada’s best bet for getting the next generation of donors; sponsors and volunteers involved

3.  motionball’s Marathon of Sport is a great way to get your company’s employees engaged in a fun community initiative

2.  You have told everyone on Facebook that you were a high school sports phenom….this is a great way to prove it!!

1.  What other event will allow you to have so much fun while giving back to such a worthy cause!

For more information on motionball and how you can become involved or contribute please contact us.