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Peace Country Classic/ GP Kid’s Track Meet Slated for May 9

The annual Peace Country Classic all comers track meet goes May 9 at the Legion Field.  With a number of changes to the program, this year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever.  Athletes of all ages and … Continue reading

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XC Runners Garner Major Awards at Festival of Gold

  The GPRC XC Running and Indoor Track Team captured a number of major awards at the 45th Annual Festival of Gold Athletics Awards Banquet on Thursday evening. With a combined GPA north of 3.5, the team was named GPRC’s … Continue reading

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Tough Day for Local Runners at IAAF World Cross Country Running Champs

A pair of local runners were in tough Saturday at the 41st IAAF World Cross Country Running Championships in Guiyang, China. Grande Prairie’s Mirelle Martens and Toms Lake’s Fiona Benson both toed the line representing Team Canada at “the toughest … Continue reading

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Indoor Track Season Wraps Up – WAC Athletes and Alums Excel

The 2015 indoor track season wrapped up this weekend, and WAC athletes and alums posted some notable performances. In Edmonton, Jamie Wigmore and Jackie Benning both established personal best times in the Isaak’s Eight at the Running Room Indoor Games in … Continue reading

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Hollowell Captures Silver at Athletics Alberta Age Group Indoor Provincials

Hayden Hollowell established personal best times in two races at the Athletics Alberta Age Group Indoor Provincials in Edmonton on the weekend. The 20 year old Wolves Athletics Club runner clocked a time of 8:53 in the 3000m, finishing second in … Continue reading

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WAC Athletes Honored at 2015 NW Alberta Sports Awards

  2014 ACAC and CCAA Champions – Wolves Women’s XC Running   Wolves Athletics Club athletes and coaches picked up three major awards Saturday night at the 2015 NW Alberta Sports Excellence Awards at the Stonebridge Hotel. The GPRC Women’s … Continue reading

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Wolves Women Run Away with ACAC Indoor Track Title

Capturing five of six races, the GPRC Wolves Women’s Indoor Track Team delivered a dominating performance at the ACAC Indoor Track Championships at CFB Edmonton on Saturday. The Wolves recorded a team score of 83 points, 27 better than second … Continue reading

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Canadian Jr. Women Golden at Pan Am XC Cup; Martens 24th

Wolves runner Mirelle Martens is a Pan Am gold medalist. Martens and her Team Canada Junior Women’s  teammates won a close three-way battle with the United States and Peru on Sunday at the Pan American Cup Cross Country Running Championships … Continue reading

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Patteson Upset Winner of the Athlete of the Meet at ADH Invitational

In a astonishingly poor and arbitrary decision, Amanda Patteson was named the Athlete of the Meet at the 3rd annual Amanda D Hippy Invitational at the Eastlink Centre on Saturday. Patteson, a 4th year runner from the GPRC Wolves, overcame … Continue reading

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Gold and Silver for Wigmore at AB Indoor Games

Wolves Athletics Club runner Jamie Wigmore captured her first provincial Senior Women’s title on Saturday by winning the 1000m at the AB Indoor Games in Edmonton. Wigmore outkicked Legacy Athletic’s Vanessa Ivec in the final few metres recording a personal best time … Continue reading

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