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Wolves gain valuable experience at XC Nats

Half a dozen Peace Country Wolves Athletics Club runners were in Abbotsford, B.C. this weekend to contest the 2019 Athletics Canada National Cross Country Running Championships. Beaverlodge’s Kobe Grocholski ran a smart race, steadily moving through the field and finished … Continue reading

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van der Geissen Leads Wolves at CCAA XC Nationals

GPRC runner Anna van der Geissen capped off a stellar third season with the Wolves by delivering a 7th place finish at the 2019 CCAA National Cross Country Running Championships in Muskoseepi Park on Saturday. Under tough, frigid conditions (-15 … Continue reading

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Bronze for Wolves Women at ACAC XC Champs

After a five year absence, the GPRC Wolves Women’s XC Running Team returned to the podium on Saturday at the 2019 ACAC  Cross Country Running Championships in Calgary. Scoring 66 points, the GPRC women won the bronze medal behind the … Continue reading

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Trio of Top Ten Placings for Local High School XC Runners

Three GP area high schoolers posted stellar results at the 2019 ASAA Provincial High School XC Running Championships near Medicine Hat on Saturday. St. Joe’s runner Faith Blanchette had the top local placing, fourth in the Senior Women’s race.  Blanchette … Continue reading

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van der Giessen Third at Augustana XC Race

GPRC Wolves runner Anna van der Giessen recorded the best ACAC result of her career on Saturday, posting a third-place finish among the college runners at the Augustana Open XC Running Race in Camrose. The third-year Nursing student from Bezanson … Continue reading

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Wolves Women Third at ACAC #4 XC Running Race

Posting their best team result in a full-field ACAC race in years, the GPRC Wolves Women’s XC Running team ran to a third place finish in ACAC #4 Grand Prix – The Jordan Fish Memorial in Calgary on Saturday. The … Continue reading

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Locals Shine at Steve Burgess Memorial XC Race

Over 220 runners from across the province convened at Muskoseepi Park on Saturday for the 18th running of the Steve Burgess Memorial XC Running Race.  While Edmonton area athletes took the top places, a number of local runners managed top … Continue reading

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Bronze Toss for Anderson at Western Canada Summer Games

Sexsmith’s Keyana Anderson’s 6th round throw of 36.22m was good enough to secure the bronze medal in the Women’s Discus at the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current, SK on Saturday. Under difficult, windy conditions, the 19 year … Continue reading

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PC Wolves Runners Span the Nation

Peace Country Wolves runners were in action on two fronts this weekend and posted good results in both venues. Beaverlodge’s Kobe Grocholski was in Sydney, Nova Scotia contesting the U18 Athletics Canada Legion Nationals.  On Friday, Grocholski finished 5th in … Continue reading

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Pair of Top Six Placings for PC Wolves Athletes at U20 Nationals

Five Peace Country Wolves Athletics Club athletes were in Montreal last week to take part in the 2019 Athletics Canada National Track and Field Championships.   Their week was highlighted by two noteworthy performances: a fourth place finish in the U20 … Continue reading

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