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Welcoming Decathlon: the supporter of your Clinic training journey

Introducing Decathlon Canada as presenting sponsor of the 2024 Fondo Clinics: our proven training program designed to get you to the RBC GranFondo Whistler finish line.

Fondo Clinics 2024: key info

What: Fondo Clinics presented by Decathlon

Why: Official training clinics of RBC GranFondo Whistler to support your goals

What: 12 week in person or virtual clinics

When: June 10 - August 26

What else: small group sizes up to 15

Plus: Intro kickoff party at Decathlon Metrotown, week 0

Introducing new clinic perks thanks to Decathlon

Decathlon are excited to support your clinic journey. Here's some of the new perks they're bringing to the table:

  • A new clinic location in Burnaby, running out of the new Decathlon flagship store in Metrotown Burnaby

  • Decathlon product demos and cycling insights from their friendly and knowledge staff

  • Exclusive discounts on Decathlon's wide selection of high quality, affordable cycling gear

  • Open-to-all Clinics kickoff party hosted at Decathlon's flagship store

  • Special surprises

  • Plus all the other great features of the Fondo Clinics that participants have come to know and love.

Clinic options for every skill level

+ NEW: women's clinics bring a friend for free week 1!

It's easy to know which clinic is right for you. Instead of levels, now simply select the description that sounds most like what you're looking for:

  1. Intro to Road Cycling (includes women's only options!)

  2. Refining Skills and Endurance (includes women's only options!)

  3. Improving your Race Time

    Plus new for 2024, those signing up for a women's clinic now have greater peace of mind with the option of bringing a friend with you for free in week 1.

Local locations

The Fondo Clinics presented by Decathlon offer you multiple local locations within the Lower Mainland.

Live further afield? There's virtual clinics too!

Meet your Fondo Clinic coaches

Check out coach profiles to learn more about who will be leading your sessions.

Here's a preview from Coach Richard:

Richard, what's your coaching style and what can riders in your clinic expect?

“My style is supportive, informative, and uncompromising on safety. I hope everyone feels welcome to bring their ‘wild and crazy,’ and then to overlay the skills and discipline that will make every other cyclist comfortable to ride beside or behind you – all the way to Whistler.”

Here's what a rider from the class of 2023 had to say:

Everything you need under one roof

With a rich heritage since 1976, Decathlon has been dedicated to making sporting products accessible to everyone. We are delighted to welcome Decathlon to Canada's West Coast, including their new Flagship store in Metrotown, opening XXXX

Decathlon's products are not only convenient, comfortable, and safe, but also offer the best quality at the best price. Check out their full range today, and visit in store for friendly advice and helpful information.

Enter for a chance to win a $1000 DUER Gift Card

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Contest ends May 3rd, 2024 / 1 entry per person, per day

F2C Nutrition & Hornby Organic: local world class nutrition on-course

You're taking on a world class ride, so you deserve world class fuel made in BC to support your ambitions. Enter: F2C Nutrition and Hornby Organic, back again as official nutrition partners of RBC GranFondo Whistler 2024.

To keep you rolling, all rest stops on course will have high-quality Hornby Organic OSnack energy bars and F2C Nutrition electrolyte-energy drinks, alongside water, real food and all the other services you've come to expect.

In addition, you'll find F2C protein recovery drinks at the finish line, including vegan options.

Fast product facts

Hornby Organic OSnack bars: 100% Organic Ingredients, Certified Gluten-Free, 6 g Protein, 24g Carbs, Dairy and Soy Free

F2C Glyco-Durance drinks: Fast absorbing carbohydrate hydration with 4 essential electrolytes (salt replacement from sweat) + Vitamin C, 25g Carbs, 0g Sugar

Newsletter exclusive: get delivery and 15% off F2C Nutrition products using code WHISTLERGF15 at checkout.

It's time to start planning your training

Sign up for a Fondo Clinic presented by Decathlon today, and look forwards to a summer filled with supported and social cycling that's the perfect preparation for success this September.

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