Welcome to Gutsy Walk, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s largest community event celebrating people affected by Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
In the last 26 years, Gutsy Walk has raised over $46 million for research projects that have led to important findings in the understanding of inflammatory bowel disease. These findings help pave the way for researchers to build on the knowledge, so that together we discover new treatments while uncovering the root of these painful diseases.
We’ve made a lot of progress over the years, but we aren’t done yet. You can join the Gutsy Walk community while helping us make progress to stop Crohn’s and colitis. Register today!

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National Honorary Chair

Ashley Clark

Hi everyone, my name is Ashley and I am this year’s Gutsy Walk National Honorary Chair. As someone who has been living with Crohn’s disease for over 9 years, I have experienced first-hand the challenges and setbacks that life with Crohn’s or colitis can bring. Since getting my ostomy, I have become a passionate advocate for raising awareness around the freedom and better quality of life that an ostomy can bring. I am so excited to help bring the Crohn’s and colitis community together for this year’s 26th annual Gutsy Walk, and I invite you to sign-up to walk with us on Sunday, June 6!
June 6
Days left
816,152.32 $
Goal $2,200,000
Objectif 2,200,000 $

Mandi & Asher

We've been participating in the Gutsy Walk for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada since 2018. We walk to bring awareness to the fact that IBD effects children too. We walk so that kids like Asher can have hope for a healthy and happy future living with IBD. We walk so that families know they are not alone on this journey. We walk to raise funds for important research to help all Canadians with IBD.

Claudia & Simona

We were both diagnosed with IBD around our 10th birthdays. Although we're sisters, our diseases are very different – both in diagnosis and in symptom presentation. Throughout our disease course, we participated in the GEM Project which aims to pinpoint the triggers of Crohn’s disease. Fundraisers such as the Gutsy Walk allow Crohn’s and Colitis Canada to continue supporting amazing research, like the GEM Project. Participating in the Gutsy Walk is important to us because it allows us to give back to this community by raising the funds necessary to continue this research, in the hopes that we will find a cure.


My name’s Rajesh and I’m looking forward to participating in my first Gutsy Walk this June. With nearly 270,000 IBD cases Canada wide, and forecasted to reach 400,000 in the next 10 years, its so important to take part in this flagship campaign to raise awareness and much-needed funds. I’ve been living with Crohn’s for the last fifteen years and after four surgeries and numerous remission treatments, I realize the significance of an ultimate cure. This walk and other fundraising activities is no less than a blessing to research, advocacy and support programs for IBD patients like me.


I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2013 and I'm currently the Chapter President and 2021 Gutsy Walk Chair of Fraser Valley East, British Columbia. Gutsy Walk matters to me because it helps fund critical IBD research and programs to support those living with IBD. As a 4th year UBC PharmD student and former Research Assistant at the Vallance Lab at BC Children’s Research Institute, I have seen the positive impacts of our collective fundraising efforts firsthand. At the same time, this annual event also helps raise awareness amongst the general public and helps remove the stigma around discussing gut health.

Top Teams

Meilleures équipes

3  Team COLEitis$15,480.00 CAD
5  Fore the Guts$9,735.00 CAD

Top Fundraisers

Meilleur participant

1  Sheldon Miller$18,046.00 CAD
2  Cole Cowan$15,230.00 CAD
3  Adam & Sarah Scully$11,825.00 CAD
4  David Hill$11,200.00 CAD
5  Amy Sherman$10,000.00 CAD

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