motionball

Educating, integrating, and celebrating to support Special Olympics

About motionball

Founded by the Etherington family, motionball is a charitable organization that introduces a new generation of supporters, sponsors, and volunteers to the Special Olympics movement through sporting and social events that integrate Special Olympics athletes and young professionals. Since its inception in 2002, motionball has donated more than $10 million net to the Special Olympics Canada Foundation.

Visit the motionball website to get involved with future events and celebrate Special Olympics!

Learn more about how motionball supports Special Olympics BC.

2019 events

The Ultimate Fundraising Tournament

When  Saturday, September 14
Where  Vancouver Technical Secondary School (2600 East Broadway, Vancouver)
What There will be fun and flying discs at this exciting motionball event! This Ultimate fundraiser is hosted by the Vancouver Young Professionals Rotaract Club, and participants can register as a team or an individual. Learn more and register.

Marathon of Sport Kelowna presented by Kelowna Toyota

When  Saturday, September 21
Where  City Park (1600 Abbott Street, Kelowna)
What This high-energy event returns to City Park on September 21! Teams of young professionals will compete alongside SOBC athletes in a variety of sports for a day of full of fun, inclusion, and laughter. Learn more and register.

UBC Okanagan Marathon of Sport

When  Sunday, October 20
What This event is part of the motionballU program, which provides Canadian students with opportunities to have a great time and give back to their communities. Stay tuned for more details on this event.

 

Simon Fraser University Marathon of Sport

What This event is part of the motionballU program, which provides Canadian students with opportunities to have a great time and give back to their communities. Stay tuned for more details on this event.

 

About motionball’s Marathon of Sport

At Marathon of Sport events, young professionals compete alongside local Special Olympics athletes in a variety of exciting sports. The hallmark of every motionball Marathon of Sport is the remarkable spirit of inclusion and meaningful friendships, and raising funds to support the movement. To learn more about motionball's Marathon of Sport, please contact Meg Ishida at mishida@specialolympics.bc.ca or 604-314-4535

Check out this video about motionball and the Marathon of Sport.

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Stories

Watch Marathon of Sport Kelowna coverage on Shaw TV Okanagan:

Photos

Stories from past Marathon of Sport events