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10th Annual Glotman Simpson Cypress Challenge

Sunday, August 13, 2017
12km route starts at 9 a.m.
5km route starts at 8:45 a.m.

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Welcome to the registration and fundraising website for the
10th Annual Glotman•Simpson Cypress Challenge
in memory of Gary Heppell

Since 2008, over $2.05 million has been raised through this event, benefiting leading-edge pancreatic cancer research at the
BC Cancer Agency and Pancreas Centre BC

On Sunday, August 13, 2017 challenge yourself to cycle up Cypress Mountain in support of pancreatic cancer research

For regular updates on the event, visit:


Choose the 5km climb to the First Lookout or 12km climb to the Hollyburn Nordic Area.
Two New Registration Options for 2017:

  1. Pay Entry Fee - $30, No Fundraising Minimum
    (Fee increases to $50 on Tuesday, August 1st)

  2. Waive Entry Fee, Commit to Fundraising $100
    (Register and fundraise $100 online before August 1st)

More details on these options are provided when registering.


Incentives for Individual Cyclists:

(Entry fee does not count towards this fundraising target.)

  • Register and fundraise $200 before Monday, July 31st to receive a pair of Cypress Challenge cycling socks 

Enter the Team Challenge, making the 12km climb to the Hollyburn Nordic Area together. The team captain must register first and pay the $500 registration fee, which covers the entry fee for all four team members, and then the three other team members can register and join the team.
Incentives for Team Captains / Members:

(Team fee does not count towards the fundraising targets.)

  • Each team captain / member who registers and individually fundraises $200 before Monday, July 31st will receive a pair of Cypress Challenge cycling socks.

Learn more about the Pancreatic Genomics Program: