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Super Saturday for Wolves Runners

Wolves Athletics Club runners acheived great success on two different surfaces in two different locales on Saturday. In Grande Prairie, Club runners took the top male and female spots in two of three races at the 39th Annual Daily Herald Tribune Press … Continue reading

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2015 Peace Country Classic was one for the Ages

Over 200 athletes of all ages and abilities descended on the Legion Field Saturday to contest the 2015 Peace Country Classic/ GP Kids Track Meet. In the featured 5000m race, Eric Martinek captured the win with a time of 17:30, … Continue reading

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Wolves Trio Cracks Top 25 at TC 10 km

Eight GP athletes were in Victoria, B.C.  on Sunday to contest the 2015 Times Colonist Road Race. Mirelle Martens recorded the top local performance, placing 7th among all women runners.  Martens stopped the clock at 36:39 for the rolling 10 km course. … Continue reading

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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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