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RBC GranFondo Whistler

September 6, 2014

Be part of one of the most anticipated cycling events on the West Coast when you join fellow road cycling enthusiasts in the RBC GranFondo Whistler. Cycle from Vancouver to Whistler on the Sea to Sky Highway, 122 kilometres of winding mountain road with stunning views across Howe Sound and the Coast Mountain Range. Recreational, advanced and elite level cyclists are encouraged to participate.

This year enjoy a full post-race celebration plus fun, family-friendly events on the Sunday.

Post-Race Celebrations and Award Ceremony

Date: Saturday September 6, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Description: Celebrate the ride with friends and family in the Plaza. Featuring meal, refreshments, kids playground, live entertainment and a beer garden.

Pursuit Challenge

Date: Sunday September 7, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Athlete Check-in | 11:00 AM Racing Starts | 2:00 PM Awards
Location: Blackcomb Way
Description: In heats of four, cyclists will play a cat-and-mouse sprint race on a 900 meter closed course with the winner of each heat moving on to the next round. Beginning with a field of 64 racers in both male and female, the top overall finisher will win $500 cash. There is a $20 entry fee and racing is open to any age cyclist.

Family Fundo

Date: Sunday September 7, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Description: A free event for kids 12 and under. A bike course will be set up where kids will have the opportunity to spin their wheels and learn a bit more about cycling. Please bring a helmet and your bike - everyone who participates will receive a ribbon. No planning needed, just show up and have fun!

Plan Your Ride

Why rush back to the city after the ride? There are plenty of places to stay and enjoy your victory in Whistler.

  • Find the perfect accommodation for a deep sleep after the event
  • Soak your muscles in your own hot tub or book a post-race massage at one of Whistler's spas
  • Join up with other participants in one of Whistler's bars, pubs or restaurants to raise a glass to victory
  • Why not turn it into an outdoor adventure weekend? Try bungee jumping, mountain biking or another summer activity
  • If you prefer to rest after the race ride the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, take a gentle hike or chill out by the lakes

RBC GranFondo 2014 Partner Hotels - Bike Storage

Accommodation Secure Storage Cameras & Motion Detectors Bike Wash Tuning Station Bikes Allowed in Room for GranFondo Only
Blackcomb Lodge Yes Yes Yes No No
Crystal Lodge & Suites Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Delta Whistler Village Suites Yes No No Yes No
Listel Whistler Hotel Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Four Seasons Whistler Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Summit Lodge & Spa Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
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Summer Room Offer

Summer Accommodation Offer
Moderate Rooms from $99 per night

Valid for arrivals from Now - Nov 20, 2014

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RBC GranFondo 2014 Partner Hotels

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