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 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

Posted in Cross Country | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized, Cross Country | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cross Country | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cross Country | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cross Country, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cross Country | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Wolves Alums Crush it at Burgess Memorial XC Running Race

Led by Class of 2015 standout Jackie Benning’s 5th place finish, the Wolves Alums destroyed the field in the women’s 6 km at the 2018 Steve Burgess Memorial XC Running Race at Muskoseepi Park on Saturday. Benning and team mates … Continue reading

Posted in Cross Country | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wolves Open XC Season at CUE Open

A quartet of Wolves runners and coach Rick Scott made the trip to Edmonton on Saturday to contest ACAC #1 – The Concordia University of Edmonton Open at Goldstick Park. Second year runner Eric Nooy had the best GPRC placing, … Continue reading

Posted in Cross Country | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wladyko 20th at CCAA XC Nationals

Wolves runner Brandon Wladyko ran his best race of the year and was rewarded with a 20th place finish at the 2017 CCAA National XC Running Championships in Laval, PQ on Saturday. Wladyko registered a personal best time of 26:51 … Continue reading

Posted in Cross Country, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Wladyko 5th at ACAC XC Running Championships

GPRC Wolves’ Brandon Wladyko parlayed an aggressive start into a 5th place finish at the 2017 ACAC XC Running Championships in Red Deer on Saturday. Wladyko, in this fourth and final ACAC championship race, went out to the early lead before … Continue reading

Posted in Cross Country | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment