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The JABR is also the fifth and final event in the Hell of a Series. Visit www.hellofaseries.ca for more information.

 

WORCA Toonie Ride takes on the wild west

Tonight's (Aug. 19) WORCA Toonie Ride starts at the top of Alpine Way and finishes at Rainbow Park, following a creative selection of west side trails. The course includes a climb up Rick's Roost to Cat Scratch Fever, before diverting onto Mandatory Suicide. After that riders head over Get Over It and Bob's Rebob before going back to the Rainbow Trail parking lot.

The event is sponsored by RBC and Gone Bakery, and the after party will take place at Gone Bakery in Whistler Village.

The next ride, on Aug. 26, is sponsored by Whistler Community Services Society, Fineline bike shop and Scandinave Spa, and includes North Secret and Green Lake Loop. The sign-on is at Wedge Parking Lot at 5:30 p.m., the race rolls at 6:30 p.m. and the event wraps up at Spruce Grove.

More information is available at www.worca.com.

Strut Your Stuff scheduled for Sept. 11

Whistler community registration fair will return on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Myrtle Philip Community School, offering parents a one-stop shop to register their children for community sports, arts and activity groups, as well as to apply for Kidsport Whistler grants.

Community groups can apply for a table by contacting the RMOW Community Life Department at 604-935-8350. The cost is $20 for non-profit groups and $30 for commercial service groups and suppliers.

Strut Your Stuff runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., giving parents a chance to meet with groups, watch displays and even buy and sell equipment for various activities.

Bobsledder heads to rugby World Cup

Heather Moyse, who joined Helen Upperton to win the gold medal at the 2010 Olympic Games, will join Team Canada for the women's World Cup of Rugby taking place this week in England.

Moyse was the star of the Canadian team in the 2006 Rugby World Cup, scoring seven tries for the team as they went on to finish fourth in the world standings. This year the team is heading into the World Cup ranked fourth, and is in a pool with France, Scotland and Sweden. Their first game is on Aug. 20.