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The RBC GranFondo Whistler is set to return for its 15th year on September 7, 2024, promising an exhilarating and scenic cycling adventure along the renowned Sea to Sky Corridor. The GranFondo is the perfect event to challenge yourself and enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of British Columbia.

Event Overview

Ride Through Iconic Landscapes

Participants will embark on a point-to-point journey starting in Vancouver and culminating in Whistler. The Sea to Sky Highway will be completely traffic-free, ensuring a safe and enjoyable ride. With distance options including the classic 122 km Gran Fondo, the challenging 152 km Forte, and the accessible 55 km Medio, there's a perfect ride for everyone.

Post-Race Celebrations

Celebrate your achievement at the Whistler Olympic Plaza from 10 AM to 5 PM. The plaza will be buzzing with post-race festivities, featuring delicious meals, refreshing beverages, a kids' playground, live entertainment, and a beer garden. This is a perfect opportunity to unwind and share your ride experiences with fellow participants and supporters.

Awards and Entertainment

The awards ceremony, scheduled for 1 PM, will honor the top riders with medals and prize money. Don't miss the free outdoor concert from 1:45 PM to 2:25 PM, featuring yet-to-be-announced artists. The celebratory atmosphere at Whistler Olympic Plaza makes it a great spot to relax and enjoy the rest of the day.

RBC Whistler Grand Fondo

Detailed Race Schedule

Pre-Event Activities

  • Friday, August 30: Rider Guide Release via email, website, and social media.
  • Wednesday, September 4: Transportation and Expo instructions released via email, website, and social media.
  • Thursday, September 5:
    • 5 - 7 PM: Pre-party happy hour & shakeout rides at Concord Pacific Place, False Creek.
  • Friday, September 6:
    • 11 AM - 8 PM: Package Pickup at VeloSpoke Bike Expo, Vancouver Convention Centre East.

Race Day Schedule - Saturday, September 7

  • 5:30 AM: Start Corrals Open at Stanley Park, Vancouver.
  • 6 AM: Forte 152km Start.
  • 6:40 AM: St. Regis Cup Start.
  • 6:50 AM: Alta Classe Start.
  • 7 AM: Gran Fondo 122km Start.
  • 7 AM: Medio 55km Package Pick-Up Open at Solutions Tent, Day Lot 4, Whistler.
  • 9:15 AM: Medio 55km Start at Day Lot 4, Whistler.
  • 9:45 AM: First Riders Expected at Day Lot 4, Whistler.
  • 9 AM - 5 PM: Celebration Plaza Open at Whistler Olympic Plaza.
  • 1 PM: Awards Ceremony at Celebration Plaza.
  • 1 PM: Truck departs for Saturday Bike return (pre-booking required) from Day Lot 4, Whistler.
  • 4 PM: Return Passenger Transportation to Vancouver from Day Lot 4, Whistler.
  • 4 PM: Bike Check Closes at Day Lot 4, Whistler.
  • 4 PM: Finish Line Closes at Whistler.
  • 5 PM: Celebration Plaza Closes.
  • 6 - 9 PM: Saturday Bike Pick-Up (pre-booking required) at lululemon Headquarters, 1818 Cornwall St., Vancouver.
  • 9 PM - 2 AM: RBC GranFondo Whistler After-Party at Après Après, Whistler.

Post-Event Activities - Sunday, September 8

  • 9:50 AM - 2:25 PM: Return passenger transportation to Vancouver (pre-booking required) from Whistler.
  • 12 - 4 PM: Family Studio Sunday at the Museum, Audain Art Museum.
  • 10 AM - 5 PM: Sunday Bike Pick-Up at 88 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver.

Please note that the schedule is subject to change, and some events may require registration.

Be part of North America's largest Gran Fondo! Challenge yourself, soak in the stunning views, and create lasting memories with fellow cycling enthusiasts.

Get ready for an unforgettable ride! Registration is open now at