Races & Challenges

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Whistler Summer Events: Running, Fitness & “Group Suffering.”

Whistler Summers are chock full of events so to make things easier The Insider is grouping summer 2014's similar events and commenting on what makes them awesome. This week: Running, Racing and events that involve group suffering. See you on the trails.

Whistler’s Great Snow Earth and Water Race Returns For GO Fest

The Great Snow Earth Water Race was one of the most exciting events in Whistler history and after a 20-year hiatus it is returning in May 2014 as part of the new GO Fest: Whistler Great Outdoors Festival.

A First-Timer’s Guide to Whistler Trail Running

If you can hike it you can run it. Guest blogger Adam Campbell dishes up and Insider's guide to Whistler trail running.

Whistler’s Subaru IRONMAN® Canada: Locals’ Report

IRONMAN® Canada in Whistler was one of the biggest events this valley has ever seen. The Insider dishes up a local post-race wrap-up report.

Tough Mudder Whistler: We All Suffer Together

Meters-high obstacles, frozen ponds, barbed wire and electric shocks: Tough Mudder is coming back to Whistler and The Insider wonders why "group suffering" is so hot right now.

Whistler Half Marathon- Everybody Wins

The Insider editor got up early and hit the Whistler Half Marathon on June 1, 2013. He was even leading the pack for the first 3 km. Then guess what happened?

Whistler Cup: The Future Of Ski Racing

The stars of tomorrow will shine today as young ski racers representing 17 countries compete in the Whistler Cup this April 5-7, 2013.

Snow, Rain, and Glory: Early Preparation for Whistler’s Subaru IRONMAN® Canada

As Whistler gears up to host the IRONMAN® Canada this August, local Meridee Fitch is getting ready to compete. What's in store for the toughest race in Whistler history?

Catch Peloton Fever on a Tour de Whistler

Inspired by the Tour de France? Are your pre-dawn dreams interrupted by the unfolding quest for the yellow jersey? Are you training for a forthcoming GranFondo? The Whistler Insider rounds up the best road rides in and around Whistler, plus training tips for the skinny-tire set, to reveal the area's slick and speedy cycle side.

The Run-Around – Whistler’s Best Running Routes

Gruelling but spectacular: that was the racers' verdict on Whistler's inaugural Half Marathon.
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