Run for Brain Research

 6th Annual Nerd Run

The Neuroscience, Education, Research & Discovery (NERD) Run


Hawrelak Park from 10:30am to 1:00pm

2.5km Walk and Roll
5km and 10km Run

Nerd Run 2017

A big thank you to the Honourable Marlin Schmidt for again presenting this year's opening remarks at the 5th Annual NERD Run. Also thank you to all the foundations that came out to support the event: MS Society of Canada, Alberta and Northwest Territories (NWT) Division; GBS/CIDP Foundation of Canada; Spinal Cord Injury Alberta; and the Alzheimer Society, Alberta and NWT.

Nerd Run 2016

This year’s run was held on the trails near Kinsmen Park. Opening remarks were made by the Honourable Marlin Schmidt, Minister of Advanced Education.

Run for Brain Research 2015

Thank you to all our participants, donors, sponsors, partners, and volunteers who helped this event be such a success!

The 3rd annual Run for Brain research: The N.E.R.D. Run! N.E.R.D. stands for Neuroscience Education, Research and Discovery. Our run was a resounding success! We had over 300 people turn out for a beautiful Fall morning and stay for the delicious BBQ lunch. Don’t miss the photos of the event, which were expertly captured by Sam Joshva Baskar Jesudasan (NMHI graduate student) and Dr. Fred Colbourne (NMHI Member)

Run for Brain Research 2014

Don’t miss the photos of the event, which were expertly captured by Sam Joshva Baskar Jesudasan and Abdullah Ishaque, two graduate students.

Run for Brain Research 2013

A big thank you to everyone who participated in our inaugural Run for Brain Research this year including our sponsors: Bikram Yoga (West Edmonton), Culligan, The Fath Group and Fisher Scientific. The event was a great success due to the tremendous participation of our donors, partners, registrants, supporters and volunteers!

Our photographers Abdullah Ishaque, Sam Joshva and Connie Luu captured some amazing shots of the event. Don’t miss the Run for Brain Research 2013 photo album!