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What: Brandywine Adventure Challenge

Where: Brandywine Falls recreation area

When: June 4-6.

For three days the Brandywine Falls area will host a variety of orienteering-based endurance events, starting with a learner’s session on Friday, June 4. The Brandywine Adventure Challenge will take place on Saturday, combining classic orienteering, adventure racing challenges, and the new sport of mountain bike orienteering. Sunday will be the Rogaine event, where competitors will have four hours to find as many of the 40 hidden control points as they can. For more information visit

What: Rick Hansen Wheels In Motion

Where: Meadow Park

When: Saturday, June 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The second annual Rick Hansen Wheels In Motion fundraiser includes a run, walk or wheel to Rainbow Park and back, as well as a barbecue, a 50/50 draw, face painting and draw prizes. Half of the proceeds from the event will stay in the community to improve the lives of individuals with spinal cord injuries and the other half will go towards spinal cord research. For more information contact Craig McDonald at or visit the Rick Hansen Man In Motion Foundation at

What: Loonie Race

Where: TBA

When: Thursday, June 10. Sign-in starts 5:30 p.m., race starts at 6:30 p.m.

This race is sponsored by Summit Sport. More information will be available on the WORCA Web site at or by calling the WORCA Hotline at 604-938-9893.


What: Willies Ride

Where: Meet at Wild Willies store at Nesters

When: Mondays at 6 p.m.

Join the Wild Willies crew for Monday night rides – not races – on some of Whistler’s best singletrack trails. Groups will be broken up according to their riding ability and guided by local mountain bikers.

What: Rugby

Where: Whistler Secondary School field

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m.

Join the Whistler Hoary Marmots RFC throughout the summer as they train twice a week. No experience necessary; men and women welcome. It’s a great way to get in shape for casual players, and there will be opportunities to play in exhibition matches and tournaments throughout the season.

What: Ultimate

Where: Myrtle Philip school fields

When: Mondays and Wednesday at 6 p.m.

The Ultimate season is underway with drop-in games and free beginner clinics on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Towards the end of June the regular season will begin with league games on Wednesdays. Mondays will remain the drop-in night. No experience is necessary, just bring some turf cleats and both a light and dark T-shirt.