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WEBINAR - Keeping Those Aches and Pains in Check Just two months away from the 2014 Vancouver Sun Run! As Sun Run InTraining continues, don't miss this FREE SportMed RunWalk Webinar! It's normal to experience some aches and pains in response to your training. Most of these will disappear as your body adjusts to the workloads, and some might require rest and special treatment. Join SportMedBC RunWalk Coach and Olympian Lynn Kanuka as she covers the RunWalk experience and analyzes common RunWalk discomforts and how you can manage them. Lynn will also provide some cross training ideas to help...
WEBINAR - Let's Get Started! Sun Run InTraining Program and Clinic Information Here we go! 2014 Sun Run InTraining is just about to begin. If you want to Walk or Nordic Walk, Learn to Run 10K or Run 10K Stronger, be sure to check out our first SportMed RunWalk Webinar! SportMedBC RunWalk Coach and Olympian Lynn Kanuka presents RunWalk & InTraining program information. You'll find out what's involved, what you'll need and where you can find online and clinic support to take you safely and comfortably through the Sun Run finish line!
WEBINAR - Let's Get Started! Sun Run InTraining Program and Clinic Information Here we go! 2014 Sun Run InTraining is just about to begin. If you want to Walk or Nordic Walk, Learn to Run 10K or Run 10K Stronger - Don't miss this FREE SportMed RunWalk Webinar! Join SportMedBC RunWalk Coach and Olympian Lynn Kanuka for specific RunWalk program information and find out what's involved, what you'll need, and where you can find online and clinic support to take you safely and comfortably through the Sun Run finish line! REGISTER NOW! Title: Let's Get Started! Sun Run InTraining Program &...
* For program information, email info@sportmedbc.com or call 604.294.3050 - ext. 101. Looking to improve your health and increase your level of physical fitness? Confused as to where to start? Over the past seventeen years, SportMedBC has trained nearly 50,000 people to run and walk the 10K distance and take part in one of North America's largest 10K events - The Vancouver Sun Run ! Sun Run InTraining clinics cater to all fitness levels, from the beginning walker wanting to get off the couch to the experienced runner looking for an improved 10K race time. You will start slowly and gradually...
On Tuesday, January 28th 2014, hockey legend Ken Dryden talks about concussions with BC athletes, physicians, researchers, and sports officials, from awareness of the problem to awareness of its answers. Chan Centre for Family Health Education 950 West 28th Avenue Vancouver, BC 5-9pm Free Admission - Open to General Public, Seating is Limited! RSVP required Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) for Parents, Players, Coaches and Trainers. This event will highlight the importance of the soon-to-be released Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) developed by the BCIRPU in partnership with...
The BC Games Society is seeking enthusiastic and experienced people to serve as Chefs de Mission for Team BC for the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games, being held in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Alberta from August 7 to 15, 2015. Chef de Mission - 2015 Western Canada Summer Games This is a 20-month volunteer opportunity commencing February 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience leading a group of volunteers in a multi-sport Games environment. Assistant Chef de Mission - 2015 Western Canada Summer Games This is an 18-month...
Gail Johnson / The Georgia Straight November 7th, 2013 When Lynn Kanuka represented Canada in the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, she earned a bronze medal in the 3,000-metre event. She’s no longer a competitive athlete, but the Vancouver resident is still passionate about running. "If I were to close my eyes any time I have a spare moment, I just see myself running along a trail in the mountains or along the ocean with mountains in the background," Kanuka says in a phone interview. "There is no finish-line vision. In this world of busyness, if I can go to my peaceful place, that’s what my...
Leukemia survivor Brian Lau is working out at North Vancouver's Level 10 Fitness with SportMedBC Board Member Anthony Findlay. Lau was granted a wish by the Children's Wish Foundation and chose to take on a personal trainer to improve his health. Andy Prest / North Shore News October 6th, 2013 Disney World. Disney World. Meet WWE wrestler John Cena. Trip to Hawaii. Disney World. Mexico. Blue Jays tickets. Disney World. Disney World. Disneyland. Browse through the list of recent wishes on the Children's Wish Foundation's website and a pattern starts to emerge. "It's hard to go wrong with...
Volunteers - We Need Your Skills and Your Heart! Year after year, volunteers make the Games happen. In February 2014, as many as 2,220 participants from across the province will attend the BC Winter Games in Mission. As a volunteer, you will get an opportunity to make the Games a memorable experience for this group of athletes, coaches and officials coming together from across the province. Generally, there is one volunteer for every Games participant so that means we need over 2,000 volunteers for pre-Games and Games-time roles! Medical positions available: Medical Services: Medical Clinic...
SportMedBC Chairman Dr. David Cox is pleased to announce Alison Cristall as the new Executive Director of SportMedBC, effective October 1, 2013. Alison returns to SportMedBC after a one year maternity leave where she previously held the position of Director, Business Development. "I am incredibly excited and eager to be taking on this position," said Cristall. "I plan to continue the amazing efforts of SportMedBC in promoting leadership, public awareness and education in the areas of sport medicine, sport science and sport training. I am proud to be part of such a dynamic team and I look...

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