Summer’s Night Classical 5k

Run or Walk the Summer’s Night Classical 5K in support of the GSO.

Race Registration | Donations and Pledges |

Wednesday July 8, 2015 | 8:30 PM | the Guelph Youth Music Centre

75 Cardigan Street, Guelph

On site registration for the walk/run will begin at 6:30 pm on the day of the event, on the second floor of the GYMC.

Registration for the 5K is $30. Click here to register online on the Guelph Victor’s site.


The Guelph Symphony Orchestra is partnering again this year with the Speed River Track and Field Club and the Guelph Victors in the Summer Night’s Classical 5K. This fundraising race is an opportunity to support the orchestra, and join musicians and community members on a beautiful summer’s evening run or walk.

The course begins and ends at the Guelph Youth Music Centre, going through quiet neighbourhoods, the gorgeous Homewood grounds and returning through the Trans-Canada trail.

Count down the km with musicians at every km. 4, 3, 2, 1 – a quartet, trio, duet and solo at 4K to charge you on to the finish line!


Donations and Pledges – help raise funds for GSO Help us reach a goal of $4000 mark. We encourage you to also collect donations or pledges.
Paper pledge formsClick here to download the Pledge Form (Tax receipt issued for amounts of $25 or more)

On-line donations can be easily made through: Race Roster (look for the “Donation” button on the left) or CanadaHelps.org .   All participants raising $25.00 will receive a tax receipt, beverage ticket and entered into draw for door prizes.

Special thanks to the race sponsors: The Running Works, The Homewood, Domino’s Pizza, Tim Horton’s Team Aberfoyle,  and Saucony.

Pledging Information – help raise funds for GSO

5K Participant Sponsorship - By participating in this run/walk, you can raise funds for GSO by asking friends, family and co-workers to sponsor you with a pledge

Support a Friend - By making a pledge to a participant friend you will be supporting Guelph’s own orchestra.

Support the Musicians – The GSO Musicians will be participating in teams so please, sponsor your Favourite Orchestra Section

5k        Brass         Percussion      

WINDS                              BRASS                                     PERCUSSION                                              STRINGS

Paper pledge formsClick   to download the Pledge Form (Tax receipt issued for amounts of $20 or more)

Pledge on-line  – Click below to make an instant pledge  by Visa, MC, Amex or Interac to support a friend or Orchestra Section through the secure online GSO payment system CanadaHelps. An automatic tax receipt will be issued.

It’s as easy as:

  1. Donation Amount – Type in the dollar amount (don’t press enter)
  2. Donation Frequency – Click One-time donation
  3. Fund/Designation – Click arrow for dropdown menu  and click on ‘Guelph Classical 5K Run/Walk’
  4. Message/Instructions – Type in the name of the  person or Orchestra Section you are supporting and a message if you like
  5. Dedications and Gift Options – click on  ‘Yes, as a gift in honour/on behalf
  6. In Honour of – Enter the name of the person or Orchestra Section you  are supporting
  7. Click on ‘Continue’ to review the information
  8. Click on ‘Process payment’ and use the ‘No  Account’ box to complete the payment process.

Click here to PLEDGE NOW through CanadaHelps.org (CanadaHelps for Charities) a secure on-line payment method for donations.




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