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Congratulations to Patty Balluff, who is the winner of our Team Global contest! By joining Team Global during our contest period, Patty was randomly selected to receive 8 sessions with a personal trainer at the Innovative Fitness centre nearest her, as well as $200 to buy new gear at Lotuswear – a total value of $900! Thanks to Global BC, all who  joined Team Global and to Innovative Fitness and Lotus wear for their generous donations!


This year we introduced an award, with prizes donated by IMPACT Magazine, for the fastest participating competitive team. Each participating team identified four members whose times were then added together. The team with the fastest combined time for their selected climbers won the award. So, without further ado, our very first competitive winning team is….drumroll…. Innovative Fitness!

Here are the final times for all the participating teams:


Craig Baber – 6 min 02 sec

Scot Gibson – 8 min 49 sec

Kristin Jenner – 9 min 20 sec

Michael Parker – 6 min 16 sec

Kalev Fitness Solution 

Virgil Isaacs – N/A

Kalev Jaaguste – N/A

Erin Kille – 6 min 41 sec

Donovanpee Mahoney – 7 min 50 sec

South Arm Bootcampers 

Rudy Chin – 6 min 04 sec

Don MacKinnon – 7 min 28 sec

Soyba Shakouri – 7 min 35 sec

Hradesh Sharma – 7 min 37 sec

Innovative Fitness 

Yoshia Burton – 7 min 12 sec

David Carter – 5 min 32 sec

Todd Perrett – 6 min 01 sec

Rebecca Warren – 6 min 47 sec

Salmon Steppers 

Sandie Gibson – 8 min 43 sec

Steve Latham – 6 min 23 sec

Fiona Martens – 6 min 53 sec

Zac Semeniuk – 6 min 24 sec

VBCE Climbing for Gold 

Arnielle Boado – 8 min 30 sec

Steve Brown – 8 min 35 sec

Ruby Mah – 9 min 01 sec

Katrina Malysh – 8 min 27 sec

Overall times:

Babe-stead – 30 min 27 sec

Innovative Fitness – 25 min 32 sec

Kalev Fitness Solution – N/A

Salmon Steppers – 28 min 23 sec

South Arm Bootcampers – 28 min 44 sec

VBCE Climbing for Gold – 34 min 33 sec

Congratulations to our first ever winning competitive team, Innovative Fitness! A big thank you to all teams who signed up and to IMPACT Magazine for their generous prize donation!

Congratulations to the winners of the BC Lung Association and Quit Tip/Fit Tip Contest! Each of these lucky winners will be dining in style at Cactus Club Cafe to the tune of 50 bucks a pop!

Via Twitter: @jadersyo

Via Blog Comment: Julia

Thanks to all who participated and to our winners – bon apetit!

Up for grabs:  8 personal training sessions at the Innovative Fitness centre location nearest you to help you keep up with your fitness regime and $200 to spend at Lotus Wear so you’ll look good doing it!

Join Team Global by Friday, February 11 and you’ll be entered to win this prize package worth $900!

Here’s how the Quit Tip/Fit Tip Contest works:

Simply reply to this post with your best Quit Tip (what you do to help cope and stay tobacco-free) or Fit Tip (how you stay in shape and train for our Stairclimb for Clean Air event) for a chance to win one of TWO $50 Cactus Club Cafe gift cards!

Each Quit Tip or Fit Tip is equal to one prize draw entry. For an additional chance to win, tweet the following:

I just entered to win $50 to @cactusclubcafe from @StairClimbVan and @QuitNowBC! Comment here: or RT to enter!

Deadline for entries is January 31. What are you waiting for? Let us have it!