The 2018 Butterfly Run

Sunday May 6th, 2018 - Family Walk - 5km Walk/Run - 10 km Walk/Run


The event will be  held at West Zwick’s Park, Belleville Ontario



  • May 4th – 10:00am – 3:00pm at the BGH Foundation office located just inside the Sills Entrance at Belleville General Hospital.  (You will not have to pay for parking, they will validate it for you.)

  • May 5th - 10:00am – 4:00pm at Body Maintenance – 444 Dundas St. West Belleville

Please remember to bring the pledges that you have collected to the pre-registration events.


Race Day Registration: 

  • Registration will be from 8:00 to 9:00 am

Day of Info:

  • Registration will be from 8:00 to 9:00 am

  • Opening Ceremonies begin at 9:00 am

  • Memorial Walk at 9:30 am

  • 5k/10k to start after Memorial Walk

  • Wearable Butterfly Wings will be
    available on race day for $5.00. 

  • Reminder- dogs must be on a leash,
    headphones are allowed as are strollers
    but please no bikes

  • We have some amazing door prizes to be
    handed out to participants after the run so be sure to stick around.

  • We welcome participants to bring banners or wear clothing designed to celebrate their babies

  • We will have two aid stations along the route to offer water to participants.

  • Be prepared for any weather, the event will take place rain or shine.

  • The route will consist of paved paths and gravel. There may be sticks, mud and water along the path.


Remember how we said there may be close to 1000 people attending? That’s a lot of cars!  Save yourself some circling time and car pool if possible


Route Maps: 

5K Route

10K Route

The run was organized by three local moms wanting to fundraise and support families who have experienced a loss during pregnancy or the loss a child. All funds will go directly towards resources for Quinte 7/labour & delivery and the emergency departments at Quinte Health Care.

The Butterfly Run is organized in cooperation with Quinte Health Care. If you or your business would like to sponsor this event, please email