Skip to main content

BC Provincial Championship doubles as cancer fundraiser

The 2008 edition of the BC Cancer Foundation's Westside Cycling Classic, also known as BC's Provincial Road Race Championship, will happen Sunday, June 1. It will be followed by a 36km Community Ride in the afternoon, led by former pro racer Axel Merckx.

For the first time, the event will raise money in support of cancer research in B.C. Racers can forego the usual registration fee and instead sign on to fundraise a minimum of CAN$300 or the BC Cancer Foundation. The race's prize purse is set at $15,000.

For information or to register to race the Provincial Championships, ride the community event or volunteer, visit or or phone 604-696-2453.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

after your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1