The Third Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation Urban Duathlon Presented by National Bank Raises a Total of $360,000

The Third Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation Urban Duathlon Presented by National 
Bank Raises a Total of $360,000 
MONTREAL, May 30, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank and the Young Leaders 
Circle are proud to announce that the Urban Duathlon to raise funds for the 
Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation has surpassed this year's objective of $350,000. 
In fact, this third edition of the event raised $360,000 for a very worthy 
cause: supporting the health of children and expectant mothers in Quebec. 
Approximately 400 people took part in the event, which brought together 
members of the business, media and sports communities at Place Ville Marie in 
Montreal. Alexandre Bilodeau, Canadian Olympic Champion, was the honorary 
chair of the race, which pitted more than 115 teams of three—two Bixi-bikers 
and a runner—against each other, to raise money for the future Center of 
excellence for neonatal intensive care at Sainte-Justine UHC. 
Cheered on by their co-workers and members of the public, participants traded 
in their work shoes for running shoes and went all out in this exciting relay 
race. Numerous prizes were drawn to reward participants. However, the true 
winners of this friendly competition are the children who receive care at 
Sainte-Justine UHC. 
"This year, National Bank launched its One for Youth Program, which focuses on 
promoting the health and well-being of young people. It was therefore quite 
natural for us to continue our association with the Urban Duathlon, a friendly 
race that encourages people to get moving while raising funds for healthcare," 
said Lise-Anne Amyot, Vice-President - Brand Image and Data Governance at 
National Bank. 
Each year, National Bank supports hundreds of Canadian organizations through 
donations and sponsorships. It is particularly committed to young people 
through its One for Youth program, ensuring they are healthy and have the 
tools they need to become engaged citizens who are committed to building a 
better world. To learn more about the initiatives supported by the Bank and 
its employees, visit 
About the Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation
Through community support, the Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation strives to 
accelerate the pace of the leading-edge research at Sainte-Justine, in an 
effort to heal more children and do it better. The Foundation is committed to 
building a healthier tomorrow by delivering a standard of care that is among 
the best in the world. 
About National Bank of Canada
With $185 billion in assets as at April 30, 2013, National Bank of Canada 
( together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading 
integrated financial groups, and has been named among the 20 strongest banks 
in the world by Bloomberg Markets. The Bank has close to 20,000 employees and 
is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are listed on the 
Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's activities via social 
media and learn more about its extensive community involvement at and 
The telephone numbers provided below are for the exclusive use of  journalists 
and other media representatives. 
Marie-Pierre Jodoin Senior Advisor - Public Affairs National Bank 514-394-4209 
Andréane Beaumier Advisor, Young Leaders Circle Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation 
514-345-4931, ext. 5221 
Image with caption: "Goal exceeded! Canadian Olympic Champion and honorary 
chair of the race, Alexandre Bilodeau (left), and volunteers of the Urban 
Duathlon, presented by National Bank, unveiled the total of funds raised by 
the third edition of this event for Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation. (CNW 
Group/National Bank of Canada)". Image available at: 
SOURCE: National Bank of Canada 
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