What: Cops for Cancer Run
Where: Lost Lake Warming Hut to Spruce Grove
When: July 31 at 9 a.m.
Proceeds from this 5 km trail run from Lost Lake to Spruce Grove or walk go to the Canadian Cancer Society through the Cops for Cancer program. Sign up in advance at Surefoot, in the building under Earls, or on the day of the race between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. at the Lost Lake Warming Hut. The first 100 to register get a free t-shirt, and all participants will be eligible to win draw prizes.
What: WORCA Loonie Race
Where: Trails TBA.
When: Thursday, August 5. Sign-in at 5:30 p.m., race starts at 6:30 p.m.
More information will be available on the WORCA Web site at www.worca.com or by calling the WORCA Hotline at 604-938-9893.
What: Willies Ride
Where: Meet at Wild Willies store at Nesters
When: Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
Join the Wild Willies crew for Monday night rides not races on some of Whistlers best singletrack trails. Groups will be broken up according to their riding ability and guided by local mountain bikers.
Where: Whistler Secondary School field
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 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. Its 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.
Where: Myrtle Philip Secondary School fields
When: Wednesday at 6 p.m.
The Ultimate season is underway and local teams are looking for new players. Experience is helpful, but not a requirement. Bring some turf cleats and both a light and dark T-shirt to the game. Contact Tasso Lazaridis at 604-902-DISC (3472) for more information.
What: Trail Running
Where: Meet at Escape Route
When: Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
Join Whistler Running Experience for a group run around local trails. No experience is necessary as groups will be broken into beginner, intermediate and advanced runners.
What: Whistler Kayak Club
Where: Beginners meet at Wayside Park
When: Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
It costs $30 to join and $5 for a weekly drop-in fee. This is a great deal for beginners who want to learn to kayak with experienced professionals. More experienced kayakers will meet at different local creeks each week and break into groups based on their skill levels. Call 604-905-2925 or write firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.