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.

Visit us at an event near you!

Event Name Location Dates Description
Axel Merckx Granfondo Okanagan July 2019

The Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan has evolved into a must-do event on the North American cycling calendar. Join us again this year on Sunday, July 14th, 2019 for the 9th edition of this epic event.

Vitoria Marathon Victoria , BC October, 2019

The Victoria Marathon Society is a non-profit organization that was incorporated in 1982. We have a Board of Directors (7 members), and a Race Committee (over 50 members) who oversee event weekend operations. We have one employee and 1600+ volunteers who help make our event happen.

Sinister 7 Crowsnest Pass July, 2019

Welcome to the Sinister 7 Ultra — a race that may be the greatest challenge of your life. The 100 mile (161km) course will take you through the most rugged, remote and beautiful terrain in Alberta’s stunning Rocky Mountains. With 6,400m of elevation gain across the course, this race will punish those who are not prepared.

Sportchek Mothers Day Run Calgary, AB May, 2019

Sportchek Mothers Day Run – We are fortunate enough to have had this event support the Calgary Health Trust (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – Foothills Medical Centre) for the past 11 years raising $2,085,000! This year, we will continue to support the Calgary Health Trust (NICU) & Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities!

Subaru Triathlon Series

We are always so proud when you choose to race with us. Ontario is the hotbed of Triathlon and Duathlons with virtually a chance to race on each and every weekend. When you choose a Subaru Series event we take that very seriously. We work all year long to make sure we are prepared for your arrival on the race weekend. When we first started this Series we did so with the goal of encouraging people just like you to boost your physical activity by getting out and experiencing the great outdoors first hand. This Series represents a fantastic way for people of all ages and skill levels to participate in a variety of athletic events.

MS Bike Tour – Calgary Chapter Calgary, AB June, 2019

Every summer cyclists of all ages and fitness levels come together on roads across Canada to find, and conquer, their personal challenge at MS Bike. Now it’s time for you to join them and discover that MS Bike is a cycling experience you will never forget.

Edmonton Marathon Edmonton. AB August, 2019

The 2018 Servus Edmonton Marathon Family Festival Weekend kicks off August 18-19 and we hope you’ll join us for the 27th running of one of Alberta’s best road races. Registration numbers climbed last year once the word was out about the course re-design, with over 4,500 participants over race weekend. The energy of a downtown Start/ Finish Line has generated a lot of excitement with more spectators, an increase in volunteer involvement and a better experience for runners.

Manitoba Marathon Winnipeg, MB June, 2019

Our course has a great and storied history. Since its design by Fred Dawson in 1980, the 2nd year of the Manitoba Marathon, and it has been the site of past Canadian Marathon and Masters Championships as well as the site of the 1999 Pan American Games Marathons.

St. Patricks Day Run Calgary, AB March, 2019

Calgary’s Original St. Patrick’s Day Road Race. A 10 KM Run or 5 KM Run/ Walk in support of The Canadian Diabetes Association and The Calgary Road Runners. This run has quickly became a favourite among local runners, as it gave them an opportunity to test their post-winter fitness level. Supporting the Calgary Roadrunners and the Canadian Diabetes Foundation, the race course starts and finishes at Central Memorial High School in SW Calgary and loops through the communities of North Glenmore and Lakeview.

Critical Speed Western Canada All year 2019

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 2019

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 2019

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, 2019

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Mississauga Marathon Mississauga, ON May, 2019

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, 2019

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.

Branch Out Bike Tour Panorama, BC June, 2019

Branch Out Bike Tour

Trans Rockies (Rundle’s Revenge) Canmore June, 2019

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, 2019

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.

Stampede Road Race Calgary July, 2019

www.stampederoadrace.ca

Axel Merckx Prospera Gran Fondo Penticton , B.C July, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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

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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