Telus Nancy Greene Corporate Challenge’s 16th year

The Telus Nancy Greene Corporate Challenge returns to Sun Peaks Resort for its 16th year Feb. 17 and 18 and, according to Olympic champion and the event’s namesake, it’s a lot of fun for beginner and expert skiers alike.

“It’s still as fun as it ever was,” grins Greene. “Even if you can only snowplow a blue run, you’re still welcome to join!”

Since its inception in 1997 the event has raised over $350,000 to support the Sun Peaks Health Association, the Royal Inland Hospital Emergency Department and the Sun Peaks Junior Racers.

Teams of four will race a giant slalom with the best individual time counting as the team total. Racers will compete for one of three cups: Rosedale Cup for racers 60 and over; the McSporties Cup for those 50 to 59 and the Telus Cup for racers 19 to 49.

This year, Greene is encouraging part-time residents of Sun Peaks to join in the fun.

“If you own a home up here I encourage you to register a team,” she says.

For $600 per team racers will enjoy a pre-race party, breakfast and lunch, the race and an evening celebration. Registration will be accepted until Feb. 14, 2012.

To download the registration form, visit: www.sunpeaksresort.com/events

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