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Ultimate female hockey weekend supports dreams of young players

The Grindstone Award Foundation is offering a three-day women’s hockey jamboree aimed to raise funds for female hockey players in need. “We want it to be the ultimate female hockey weekend, a place where female adults can play and have their kids watch mom play and maybe give it a try too,” said Danielle Grundy, co-founder of the Grindstone Award Foundation. "Your support means you will have an impact on the lives of young female hockey players who have the desire to play, but are unable to for financial reasons." The weekend will incorporate a skills competition, prizes and and...

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Penticton hosts 2017 Okanagan Valley Throwdown

Fourth annual CrossFit-style competition will take place at the South Okanagan Events Centre The fourth annual Okanagan Valley Throwdown returns to Penticton, January 28 and 29. The CrossFit-style event features more than 350 athletes competing in a variety of activities over the course of the weekend. Spectators are invited to check out the exciting action and cheer on athletes at the South Okanagan Events Centre (SOEC). Partial proceeds from spectator ticket sales will go to support the Youth Outdoor Recreation Society and the South Okanagan Children’s Charity. "The Throwdown Series is now the largest event of its kind in...

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Outdoor adventure races showcase the Okanagan in its winter splendour

Imaging ascending 6,000 feet in 52 kilometres over six stages of an outdoor race in mid-winter. For the participants of the Elevator Race ascending from the City of Penticton to Apex Mountain Resort this type of adventure is nothing new. The popularity of this race, now in its sixth year, prompted Hoodoo Adventures to create the Elevation Series, a series of four outdoor races to be held across the Okanagan this winter. “The Okanagan is the perfect setting for these types of winter and early spring races,” says Lyndie Hill, co-owner of Hoodoo Adventures. “We want to showcase the fact that athletes can ski and...

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September in Sun Peaks Ripe with Adventure Racing

This month SunPeaks Resort welcomes back two highly successful mountain races, The North Face Dirty Feet Trail Series and the Reebok Spartan Races. Taking place this weekend, Dirty Feet Trail Races will challenge its competitors to a test of endurance at elevation, featuring a variety of distances to accommodate athletes of all ages and levels of ability. On Saturday, September 10, the Mountain 50km & Relay course will be a clover leaf design and can be raced as a solo or in teams, utilizing mountain bike trails off the Sunburst chair, high alpine hiking trails on Mt. Tod and backcountry mountain bike...

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Tennis tourney raises $700,000 for cardiac care

For the 15th consecutive year, tennis enthusiasts are invited to get set for the Celebrity Tennis and Bocce by the Lake event, a celebration of community and sport to benefit Kelowna General Hospital (KGH). This year, the event takes place September 16 & 17. Over the past fourteen years, the event has raised a staggering $700,000 to advance cardiac care and rehabilitation services at KGH. The event, hosted at the Lightbody residence, has become a tradition in the local tennis community. Monies raised will be directed towards specific, live-saving equipment for the new Interior Heart and Surgical Centre at KGH,...

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