News: August 2019

SportMedBC is looking for four (4) Lead Medical Team Members. This group of qualified people will have the responsibility of overseeing a small group of volunteers and be apart of the advanced leadership medical team for the 2019 GranFondo Whistler. As there are medical stations located along the course of the event, as well as in start and finish areas, we are recruiting lead medical positions to oversee a variety of locations and be a part of the on-site medical team in static first aid stations and/or on mobile first aid stations on motorcycle. Your specific role, exact schedule and...
With our Fall LearnToRun10K program only one month away we know many of you have questions about what to expect. Our RunWalk Coach and former Olympian Lynn Kanuka shares her tips for success and how the InTraining Program can help you reach your fitness goals! Can I do it? Am I too old, short, tall, heavy, skinny? YES, you can do it! Last year the Vancouver Sun Run had over 43,000 participants, which makes it a true testimony to the fact that almost anyone, regardless of their shape, size or age, can learn to walk or run a 10K comfortably and safely. 1. Be patient The temptation is always to...
The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council (I·SPARC), in collaboration with the Province of British Columbia, is launching the nomination process for the 2019 Premier’s Award for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport. These awards provide a unique opportunity to celebrate the outstanding achievements of Indigenous athletes who excel in performance sport and who are using their experiences in sport to shape their future. Nominations are open to Indigenous athletes (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) under 25 years of age who are competing in performance sport;...