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

CF|24 presented by TYDAX Fitness 

What In gyms across the country, fitness enthusiasts will take on a series of workouts to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics. For more information, check out or contact Meg Ishida at


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.


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 or 604-314-4535

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

Click here to learn more and support participants.


Watch Marathon of Sport Kelowna coverage on Shaw TV Okanagan:


Stories from past Marathon of Sport events