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Giesbrecht and Martens Quadrple Winners at PCC Track Meet

Hines Creek’s Desiree Giesbrecht and St Joe’s Janai Martens were quadruple winners at the 2016 Peace Country Classic Track and Field Meet at Legion Field on Saturday. Giesbrecht captured the Youth Girls 400m, 1500m, 100m hurdles, and Long Jump.  Martens won … Continue reading

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Peace Country Classic/ ASG Trials Track Meet slated for May 14

Registration for the  2016 Peace Country Classic on Saturday, May 14, Grande Prairie’s annual all comer’s track meet, is now open. This year’s Classic is actually three different meets in one The Grande Prairie Kid’s Meet for children in Grades … Continue reading

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Redemption! Wolves Indoor Tracksters Come Up Big At Awards Banquet

It took until the awards banquet after the meet had ended, but the GPRC Wolves managed to hit the podium on Saturday at the ACAC Indoor Track Championships in Calgary. In the always competitive No-Hands-Oreo-Eating-Contest, Josh Malmsten managed a 2nd … Continue reading

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Wolves Track Teams Fifth and Sixth at ACAC 2 Meet

The GPRC Wolves Indoor Track team was out in full force on Saturday, contesting ACAC Meet #2 – The Running Room Indoor Challenge – at the Edmonton Garrison. Fifth-year runner Kirsten Manz recorded the best finish among the locals, a … Continue reading

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Wolves Men 5th at ACAC 1 Indoor Track Meet

A token squad of two GPRC athletes contested ACAC Indoor Track 1 – The Kodiak Open in Lethbridge on Saturday. Josh Malmsten led the way for the locals with 6th place finish in the 600m and a 7th place finish, … Continue reading

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300m Records Pummeled at Rick Scott Open

(Revised Jan. 10, 2015) A pair of meet records in the women’s 300m highlighted a spectacular fifth annual Rick Scott Open Indoor Track Meet at the Crosslink Fieldhouse on Saturday. In heat one of the 300m, Kirsten Manz lowered her … Continue reading

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2015 Wolves Athletics Club in Review

As 2015 comes to a close, it’s time for our annual Year in Review.  Here are the top ten notable stories of last year: #10 – PRs Galore in Spring Road Races Club athletes distinguished themselves in a number of … Continue reading

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Tough Going for Martens at AC Junior Nats XC

Overcoming a fall in the first 100m and a lost shoe in the last 2 km, Wolves Athletics Club runner Mirelle Martens gutted out an 8th place finish in the Junior Women’s race at the Athletics Canada National Cross Country Running Championships … Continue reading

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Wigmore Second at CCAA XC Nationals

Wolves runner Jamie Wigmore’s quest to bring home a second consecutive individual national women’s title to Grande Prairie came up just short on Saturday at the 2015 CCAA Cross Country Running Championships in Brockville, ON on Saturday. Wigmore, the reigning … Continue reading

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Wigmore Gets it Done – Wins ACAC Cross Country Championships

Coming off back-to-back silver medals in the past two provincial championships, Wolves runner Jamie Wigmore finally captured the big prize Saturday with an emphatic victory in the 2015 ACAC Cross Country Running Championship in Lethbridge. Wigmore took the lead at … Continue reading

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