Wolves Athletics club athlete Kobe Grocholski parlayed a massive personal best time in the 1000m into a third place finish at the Athletics Alberta Provincial Indoor Track and Field Championships in Edmonton on Saturday. Grocholski stopped the clock in 2:37.29, 13 seconds better than his previous best time for the distance.
On Sunday, Grocholski upgraded his placing to second in the U18 Men’s 1500m. He clocked a time of 4:17. Team mate Chris Nelissen also took part in the meet on Sunday, recording time of 38.27 for the U20 300m (15th place) and 4:38 for the U20 1500m.
Full results are posted here.
And in other action this weekend …
Several members of the GPRC Wolves Indoor Track team tuned up for next week’s provincial college championships by contesting the always competitive Amanda D Hippy Open at the Crosslink Sportsplex on Saturday.
Brandon Tufford broke his own facility record in the 400m by clocking a time of 56.7. He was chased to the line by Joel Manz who ran 57.1. Maria Houle was the top female runner in the 400m, recording a time 70.1.
In the 2000m, Miguel Macedo established an early lead and never looked back. He stopped the clock at 6:43.3, seven seconds better than 4-time SRRA Male Athlete of the Year Eric Nooy.
The 800m was won by Taylor Hudak in a time of 2:30. Anna van der Geissen (2:47.7) placed first among the women.