about the weekend
About The Weekend
One Weekend. Two Life-Changing Days.
Friday & Saturday | September 11-12, 2020

The Weekend to Conquer Cancer™ is an unforgettable weekend benefiting Princess Margaret Cancer Centre - one of the top five cancer research centres in the world. Join a powerful community, thousands of walkers strong, as we come together to Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime.


Over two days, we offer you multiple ways to participate and make a difference. Whether you are walking individually or as a team, we all have a reason to walk. Choose how you’ll make your impact and join us for a memorable weekend to help conquer cancer.


City Nights

Fri Sept. 11 | 15 km

Explore Toronto after dark for a stunning walk under the city skyline. Together, one night can change lives.

Day Trip

Sat Sept. 12 | 15 km or 25 km

Join us as we walk through lush nature, just north of Toronto. Take the day to make a difference.

Family Rally

Sat Sept. 12 | 3 km

Add on to City Nights or Day Trip with a scenic nature walk through the Boyd Conservation Area with your whole family and cross the finish line together!

Virtual Walker

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Can’t join us for The Weekend but still want to join our mission to Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime? You can still participate virtually.

Choose Your Impact

One of the ways The Weekend to Conquer Cancer™ differs from other events is that we let you choose exactly where your fundraising dollars will go. When you register, you’ll choose from one of 16 dedicated cancer funds or Princess Margaret Cancer Centre’s Discovery Research Fund.


Funds you raise enable The Princess Margaret to deliver Future Care Now by accelerating cancer research, education and clinical care benefiting patients at The Princess Margaret, across Canada, and around the world.

I personally saw the help throughout the years as a survivor, and now my sister [is] going through it. Thankfully to this event, the advancements in the twenty some odd years have been incredible. I’ve seen it first-hand, and it is working, just look at the survival rates.

Valerie Macioce-Conforti

7-Year Walker