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It's all uphill for peak seekers Saturday

SEA to sky will become more than a catchy slogan this Saturday during the annual Seek the Peak relay as racers will climb all the way from the beach at West Vancouver's Ambleside Park to the top of Grouse Mountain

Registration is still open for the 16-kilometre race, which winds its way up beside the Capilano River before finishing with the famous Grouse Grind. The race, which is broken into four stages, can be completed either individually or as a relay team.

The race will begin at Ambleside at 8: 15 a.m. with an award ceremony planned for approximately 11: 30 a.m. on the top of Grouse Mountain.

Over the past six years, pledges taken by racers raised more than $200,000 for Rethink Breast Cancer, according to a Grouse Mountain Resorts press release. Registration is open until Friday and can be completed online at www. events/seek-the-peak-relay.

. . . West Vancouver's Rachel Riddell will take her usual place in goal as the Canadian national women's water polo team goes for international glory in the FINA World Aquatic Championships scheduled for July 16-31 in Shanghai.

The team scored silver medals at the 2009 world championships and finished fifth at last year's FINA World Cup tournament. The women are in a group with Australia, Uzbekistan and New Zealand. They'll play the Aussies July 17, Uzbekistan July 19 and New Zealand July 21 in hopes of moving on to the playoff round.