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Gran Fondo Whistler named in Top 10 Canadian Sporting events

Biz Bash's cross-industry top 100 events in Canada voted Gran Fondo Whistler one of the top 10 sporting events!

The 2018 Gran Fondo Whistler has picked up another award, it was named as one of the Canada's top sporting events that includes Montreal's Formula 1 Grand Prix,the Indy Toronto and the Vancouver Marathon.

2018 saw over 4,500 cyclists tackle the European-style mass cycling event, with RBC returning as the main sponsor.

This year also saw some big news: In 2018, the organization won the rights to hold the UCI World Gran Fondo Championships in 2020. Next year’s race will be a qualifier for the 2020 event, next September 7, 2019.

Gran Fondo Guide rated the Gran Fondo Whistler, North America's #1 Gran Fondo in 2018 too.

Cycling is officially "cool" in Canada!

2018 Top 10 Canadian Sporting Events

1. Grey Cup - Football
2. Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada - Motor Racing
3. Indy Toronto - Motor Racing
4. Queen's Plate - Horse Racing
5. Rogers Cup Tennis Tournament - Tennis
6. Canadian Open - Golf
7. Vancouver Marathon - Running
8. Gran Fondo Whistler - Cycling
9. Yukon Quest - Dogsled Racing
10. Lake Louise Alpine Ski World Cup - Skiing

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