In Your Community

Strong and Healthy; more than just a simple statement, it’s our philosophy. At Planet Foods, we believe in strong and healthy people, communities and brands. We participate in community events that support this philosophy and help to build brand recognition for the products and companies we work with. Our active nutrition marketing program connects your brand with community and supports so many great activities across Canada.

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Event Name Location Dates Description
Critical Speed Western Canada All year 2017

Critical Speed provides a multisport training system that maximizes your time and stimulates improvements. The process includes a social and supportive environment to maintain consistency and motivation. The program is strategically designed incorporating a variety of activities and locations to account for our climactic challenges.

Multi Sports Canada Western Canada Feb - Oct 2017

Multi Sports Canada develops and manages mass participation sporting events across western Canada. With over 22 events and more than 9,000 competitors each year, We are one of Canada’s most experienced event management specialists.

Spin Sisters Mountain Biking Club Calgary, AB All summer 2017

Formed in 2004, Spin Sisters Mountain Biking Club (SSMBC) is a progressive women’s only mountain biking club in the Calgary region that brings together adult (18+) riders of all abilities to enjoy the sport. Our mandate is to get more women into the sport of mountain biking where they can learn and improve skills in a non‐intimidating environment.

Gords Frozen 50 Calgary, AB February 20, 2017

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Rocky Mountain Bike Team National April - Oct 2017

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Climb for Wilderness Calgary, AB April 22, 2017

Climb for Wilderness: You will have a terrific time and be eligible for outstanding prizes. The athletic events are divided between individual and team challenge events. People of all ages, and athletic ability are welcome to participate. If you are aged 2 to 102 this is your Earth Day event.

Bike To Work Day- Calgary Calgary, AB May 5, 2017

Calgary’s Bike to Work Day is presented by Balbi & Company Legal Centre each year to provide a fun way for you, your friends and colleagues to join in cycling to work. Bike to Work Day Calgary celebrates and promotes cycling as a healthy, convenient, efficient, low-cost and socially responsible means of transportation which contributes to a reduction of inner city traffic congestion and pollution.

Mississauga Marathon Mississauga, ON May 6 - May 7, 2017

Our Mission is to become Canada’s premier running event by creating a unique experience for each and every participant of all ages & abilities while at the same time encouraging healthy, active lifestyles, community involvement and charitable giving. Mississauga Marathon offers 9 different race events over the course of a weekend, to give all ages & abilities an opportunity to participate.

Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Calgary May 25 - May 28, 2017

The Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Race Weekend is the premier race of the Calgary Marathon Society. Taking place in early spring, kicking off the race season and consisting of a race for every age and ability.

Rocky Mountain Soap Women’s Run & Walk Canmore, AB May 27 - May 28, 2017

The Rocky Mountain Soap Women’s Run & Walk was originally started in 2008 with 600 participants, and has since grown to attract over 2,600 women for an active weekend getaway. A highlight of the season for many runners, this event has historically sold out within the first month of registration being opened!

Crazy Soles – Nipika Trail Race British Columbia May 27, 2017

Crazy Soles – Nipika Trail Race: The 25 km course incorporates a 10 km and a 15 km loop, all along the Kootenay and Cross Rivers.  The 10 km is a predominantly single track loop (get out quickly if you want to run fast).  The 5 km, 3 km and 1.5 km loops incorporate some single track and stay very close to the Nipika Meadow area. Join us for a barbeque and awards ceremony after the race at the Nipika Day Lodge. BBQ is included with race registration and additional tickets can be purchased on site.

Kicking Horse Cup Golden, BC June 10 - June 11, 2017

Experienced racers will be thumped by the tough, twisting/turning, climbing/descending courses, while the Sportive category is the perfect set-up for your first intro race test-drive. Organizers are focused on a participation and draw prizing oriented casual ambiance (leave the attitude at home). Come experience hard road racing in a low-key ambiance with great draw prizes. The Kicking Horse Cup is authentic Shut-Up-Legs racing; you’ll never know if you never go!

Peanut Butter Golf Classic Calgary, AB June 12, 2017

Peanut Butter Golf Classic: A “Ladies Only” charity golf tournament for women with passion: a passion to help and a passion to golf. Now in its 11th year, this event, run and organized entirely by volunteers, has raised more than $980,000 to support programs for women and children in need. This remarkable achievement has been made possible with the help of our generous sponsors, golfers and volunteers.

Victoria Gran Fondo Victoria , BC June 17 - June 18, 2017

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Branch Out Bike Tour Panorama, BC June 17 - June 18, 2017

Branch Out Bike Tour

Trans Rockies (Rundle’s Revenge) Canmore June 24 - June 25, 2017

Rundle’s Revenge, presented by GSL, is a two-day fun-fest that includes mountain biking and trail running. Where duathlons combine the two events into one day, Rundle’s Revenge gives you a full day for each!

Trans Rockies (Gran Fondo) Kananaskis Country July 8, 2017

The ATB Financial Gran Fondo Highwood Pass, Presented by GSL GM City travels 135km through the heart of the Rockies to the summit of the highest paved road pass in Canada. You’re going to have a truly epic experience, passing through huge mountain ranges and sharing the scenery with wildlife like elk, deer, moose, big horn sheep, and possibly even bear during this wheeled trek.

Heart of the Rockies Invermere, B.C. July 8 - July 9, 2017

Heart of the Rockies: We offer Sprint and Olympic distance “Individual” events as well as an Olympic distance “Team” event in Invermere, British Columbia. All athletes are welcome, so whether this is your first triathlon race, you are en route to Ironman, or you want to compete on a team, come out and enjoy racing in the spectacular scenery of the Columbia Valley. The swim takes place in Lake Windermere, followed by an out and back cycle route. The run course is a single loop for both the “Sprint” and “Olympic” competitors. is a kids’ triathlon scheduled the day prior to the Heart of the Rockies Triathlon in Invermere, British Columbia. Every finisher is a winner! The race focus is “fun” and the course is designed for kids up to the age of 15, providing an opportunity for parents to involve their children in the sport of triathlon.

Stampede Road Race Calgary July 9, 2017

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Axel Merckx Prospera Gran Fondo Penticton , B.C July 9, 2017

The Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan (PGAMO) is much more than an epic ride through the heart of British Columbia’s wine country. It’s an entire weekend of cycling camaraderie, family activities, Okanagan sunshine and regional delicacies. Highlights of Granfondo Weekend include the Kids’ Piccolofondo, Granfondo Women’s Night, and of course, the Big Ride on Sunday!

Trans Rockies (Single Track 6) Thompson Okanagan July 29 - August 3, 2017

Single Track 6: A 6 day mountain bike adventure showcasing the best riding in a variety of authentic mountain bike communities in Western Canada. Six stages, a new route every year and the perfect brew of xc, panoramic vistas and enduro descents. 

Tour de Victoria Victoria , BC August 20, 2017

Riders of all fitness levels can take part in the ride by choosing one of three distances: “Harbour Air Epic” – 140km for the experienced cyclist; “Legend” – 85km for the cycling enthusiast and “Challenge” – 45km for the entry-level cyclist. Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria is produced by the Ryder’s Cycling Society of Canada, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting cycling across the country.

Golden Ultra Golden, BC September 22 - September 24, 2017

The Golden Ultra is a three-day stage running race (or relay) in Golden, BC, Canada.  Runners may participate in all three stages as a solo or part of a relay, or may register for any single or combination of two stages separately.

Kettle Mettle Penticton, B.C. October 14, 2017

Kettle Mettle will showcase the historical nature of the Kettle Valley Trail and also showcase the amazing scenery of the Okanagan while also providing a scenic and challenging ride. The distance is roughly 100+ kms. Start beside Lake Okanagan in Penticton and finish near the Lake in Kelowna. Enjoy the wine festival and an After Party event night in Kelowna. We are trying to put affordability and FUN back into Fondo cycling events. So this is more of a FUNDO Cycling event.

Bike To Work Week – Vancouver Vancouver, BC October 24 - October 30, 2017

1. Register for Bike to Work Week (Oct 26-Nov 1) here. You can start a team, join a team or register solo.

2. Encourage your colleagues to join your team and help you win more prizes!

3. Log your trips during Bike to Work Week to be entered to win amazing prizes.You can either log your trip by mapping it or by simply entering your total kilometres cycled

Big Wild Challenge Victoria , BC TBD
Outside Bike & Ski Canmore, AB TBD
Cycle for Sight TBD TBD
Women’s National Baseball Team Levis, QC TBD
Strides Calgary, AB TBD
Oak Bay Bicycles Victoria , BC TBD
Strathmore Women’s Triathlon Strathmore, AB TBD

Strathmore Women’s Triathlon

Moksha Yoga Customer Appreciation Brampton, ON TBD
TMX Charity Golf Tournament Calgary, AB TBD

TMX Charity Golf Tournament: The tournament is a wonderful networking and social event with many local securities industry participants including listed issuers, investment bankers, brokers, lawyers, and accountants, enjoying a fun Texas Scramble tournament format, including a lunch, buffet dinner, silent auction and prizes – it’s a fun day of golf for a great cause! Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation.

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