Annual Walk from Toronto to Niagara Falls

Annual Walk from Toronto to Niagara Falls

Walk with us! Every April, friends, families, co-workers, and fitness buffs of all ages join DeSantos Premier Martial Arts students on our annual walk from Toronto to Niagara Falls in support of the DeSantos Foundation.

Whether you join us for one day or for the entire 4-day challenge, it’s an unforgettable experience where personal goals are accomplished and new friendships are forged!

DAY 1: Toronto to Oakville (about 40 km)
DAY 2: Oakville to Grimsby (about 40 km)
DAY 3: Grimsby to St. Catharines (about 40 km)
DAY 4: St. Catharines to Niagara Falls (about 25 km)

How to Participate


Anyone may register to walk for one day, all four days, or any combination of days. The registration fee includes a t-shirt to commemorate your walk. Register in-person at either of our Toronto locations or via


There is much to organize along the walk: snacks and hydration, bathroom breaks, sponsors, and our drivers who support our walkers along the route. Call us or sign up online if you’d like to help out.


Funds raised benefit the non-profit DeSantos Foundation in partnership with adhika via CanadaHelps.  Tax receipts can be issued for amounts of $25 and over. Each walker is encouraged to raise a minimum amount and at you can even choose the walker you wish to support with a convenient drop-down list.


We offer multiple levels of corporate sponsorship. Contact us at 416-699-5078 to find out how to participate.


Follow the daily route maps and see photos and updates on our Facebook page. If we’re passing through your area, feel free to introduce yourself and give some encouragement to our walkers. Even join us for a drink at the hotel at the end of each day! Many walkers are joined by their family members and friends as we approach the Falls.