Category Archives: Cross Country

Current news items about Cross Country Running related to the Wolves Athletics Club, an Athletics Alberta club in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

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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Wolves Runners Recognized at 49th Annual Festival of Gold

The 49th Annual Festival of FOG took place on Thursday, March 28th and a number of GPRC runners were recognized for their 2018-19 achievements: MVP Male XC Running                  Eric Nooy MVP Female XC … Continue reading

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Van der Giessen and Nooy Step Up at CCAA Nationals

Second-year runners Eric Nooy and Anna van der Giessen returned to the CCAA Cross Country Running Championships on Saturday,  and both made significant improvements over their 2017 placings. Nooy, running in the men’s 8 km race, clocked a time of 30:49 … Continue reading

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Wolves XC Legend Kyle Reynolds Calls it a Career

Fourteen years after his dramatic upset win at the 2004 CCAA XC Running Championships, Wolves runner Kyle Reynolds is hanging up his spikes.  The 32 year old Reynolds placed 42nd on Saturday (6th best amongst his Wolves team mates)  at … Continue reading

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Several Top 25 Finishes for area runners at Provincial High School XC Championships

With a pair of top six finishes, NW Zone runners recorded the best provincial results in several years at the 2018 ASAA Provincial High School Cross Country Running Championships in Vermilion on Saturday. High Level’s Faith Blanchette led the way, winning … Continue reading

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Varsity Wolves Tune Up at X-C Relay

With a week to go before the ACAC Championships, the GPRC Wolves XC Running Team took part in the Peace Country Wolves XC Relay at the Wapiti Nordic Ski Trails on Saturday. The Wolves divided their squad into five equally … Continue reading

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Wolves XC Running Update: Tough Day for Tufford

The Wolves Men’s XC running team, currently ranked 12th in the CCAA, ran into a bit of tough luck on Saturday at ACAC #5 – The Augustana Open in Camrose. Wolves rookie Brandon Tufford, who had led the Wolves men … Continue reading

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Wolves Men Podium at ACAC #4 XC Running Race

Posting their best result in a full-field ACAC race in many years, the GPRC Men’s XC Running team placed third at ACAC #4 – The Lakeland Open in Vermilion on Saturday. The Wolves were led by rookie Brandon Tufford’s 5th … Continue reading

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