Community members invited to participate and donate
(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – Nov. 17, 2023): The Algoma University Varsity Athletics Department is excited to host its second annual “MOment” — a group workout event dedicated to raising funds towards the Movember campaign founded in 2003 to support prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men’s mental health and suicide prevention. The event will take place on Nov. 23 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Strength & Conditioning Coach Tyler Belanger will lead the workout.
The workout will be a mix of cardio and functional-based training known as HYROX.
The Algoma U Varsity Athletics Department will collect donations at the event, and supporters can also donate online to the Movember Team.
Snacks and refreshments will be provided after the workout. The event will be open to students, faculty, staff and community members.
Other upcoming events at the George Leach Centre on the Algoma University campus include:
Nov. 22: Maria’s Bike-A-Thon
Algoma University staff member Maria Coccimiglio will undertake a 12-hour stationary bike ride to raise funds for Movember.
Nov. 25: MOvember Basketball Game
The Algoma University Thunderbirds will host the University of Waterloo at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., collecting donations for the Algoma University Movember team and handing out Mo’ merch prizes.