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 $13 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.

Virtual Marathon of Sport 

Five-time Olympic medalist Tessa Virtue is teaming up with motionball for the first-ever Virtual Marathon of Sport on September 26, 2020. This hour-long event is open to everyone and there is no registration fee. You can register for the event if you would like to fundraise, or you can participate by simply tuning in to the broadcast on event day. The website link to join the broadcast will be available online closer to event day.

This is your chance to have tons of fun, work out with world-class athletes, and support empowering Special Olympics programs across Canada! Learn more

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.

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Watch Marathon of Sport Kelowna coverage on Shaw TV Okanagan:


Stories from past Marathon of Sport events