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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 Earl’s, 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.

ACTIVITIES

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 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 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. 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 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 info@kayakwhistler.com for more details.

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