Training Clinics

What’s your riding goal this year? Let's make it happen

Choose the training clinic that best suits you

Whether you’re looking to tackle the RBC GranFondo Whistler for the first time, refining your power output or interested in a training clinic for women, by women, we’ve got a program to help you reach your goal. This page lists all the information for and benefits of training with our clinics.

New for 2018, we’ve partnered with SportMedBC who will lend their knowledge and expertise to our already proven program. SportMedBC are known for their fun and effective InTraining running clinics.

All clinics start with the kick-off night on June 12th and run for 12 weeks thereafter on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 pm (week beginning June 18).


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My FirstFondo

Start riding safely and comfortably in a group with the ultimate goal of completing your first Gran Fondo.

Suitable for beginners. All levels of fitness welcome.


Women’s Clinics

Like the idea of My FirstFondo, but prefer to train with a group of women, led by women? This is the clinic for you!

Suitable for beginners / improvers. All levels of fitness welcome.


My NextFondo

My FirstFondo graduate? Already conquered a Fondo? Improve your riding prowess and challenge your personal best.

Suitable for improvers / intermediate riders. Average fitness levels and up recommended.


Training clinic

Did you know?

In 2017, 100% of clinic participants rode in RBC GranFondo Whistler.

Be successful like the class of 2017

The clinics work.


 Where? Tuesday Wednesday
Pitt Meadows Cycle, Pitt Meadows *NEW*  My FirstFondo
Allan McGavin Sports Physiotherapy Clinic, UBC *NEW* My FirstFondo
Comor Sports, North Vancouver My FirstFondo
West Point Cycles, Main Street My FirstFondo My FirstFondo, My NextFondo
Original Bike Shop, New Westminster My FirstFondo
Vanier Park, Kitsilano Women’s Clinics Women’s Clinics
Steed Cycles, North Vancouver My NextFondo My NextFondo
Krusty’s Bicycles, Richmond My FirstFondo
Fortius Sport & Health, Burnaby My FirstFondo


What’s included


  • 12 weekly 90 min guided sessions
  • Discounted RBC GranFondo Whistler 2018 registration
  • Detailed training plans and practice exercises
  • Exclusive kickoff party at the St. Regis Bar & Grill, Vancouver
  • Access to group rides and other fun social events including PrimaFondos and Thursday group rides
  • Expert guest speakers

Refer a friend

Back by popular demand for 2018, when you refer a friend you’ll be placed into a draw to both win your RBC GranFondo Whistler entries! Simply have your friend enter your name during the registration process when asked “Who referred you to the program?”.

The draw takes place at the kickoff party, week 1.

Refer a friend

Exclusive deals for clinic riders

2018 RBC GranFondo Whistler Jersey

  • Trek  will be offering up to 15% off selected Trek bikes and Bontrager accessories exclusively to My FirstFondo and My NextFondo clinic participants.

Trek Domane SL 5 Disc

Trek bike offer includes: Domane AL3, Domane ALR 4 Disc, Domane SL 5 Disc

Be taken care of and have fun with the social training clinics


You can choose to register for the clinic only, or you can bundle your training clinic with an entry into the RBC GranFondo Whistler at the lowest pricing ($225).

Option Training Clinic Only Training Clinic + Entry to RBC GranFondo Whistler
My FirstFondo $250 $475
Women’s Clinic $250 $475
My NextFondo $250 $475

Plus taxes & processing fees. Once you’ve registered for a clinic, you can enter RBC GranFondo Whistler with lowest pricing at any time.

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