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Tracksters battle the elements at Peace Country Classic

Eighty-one athletes of all ages and abilities descended upon the Legion Track on Saturday for the 2017 Peace Country Classic/GP Kids Track Meet.  While wet and windy weather hampered performances, a number of local athletes produced multiple wins. Dawson Creek’s … Continue reading

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Haugen Second at AC Nats XC

The Haugen clan from Ft. St. John did the Peace Region proud on Saturday with some strong running at the Athletics Canada National Cross Country Running Championship in Kingston, ON. Mom Nicki  Haugen led the Master Womens 8 km for … Continue reading

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Wolves Runners Crack CCAA Top Ten

The GPRC Women’s Cross Country Running team came up huge on Saturday, delivering a season’s best performance at the 2016 CCAA National Cross Country Running Championship in Sault Ste. Marie, ON. The previously unranked Wolves had a breakthrough performance and … Continue reading

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Wolves XC Running – Adopt a Wolf Fundraiser

Alums, Friends, and Other Supporters: The 2016 Wolves XC team is headed to CCAA Nationals on November 12.  For the athletes who are competing, this will be great opportunity to test themselves against the best college runners in Canada. The … Continue reading

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Big Weekend for Local XC Runners

Local cross country runners were in action on a number of fronts on Saturday. Wapiti Nordic played host to the 2016 ACAC Cross Country Running Championships.  GPRC Wolves standout Brandon Wladyko had the best finish for the host team placing … Continue reading

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Top Ten Finishers for Local Runners in Augustana XC Running Race

A quartet of local runners had top 10 finishes in the ACAC #5  – The Augustana Open in Camrose on Saturday. GPRC Wolves runners Brandon Wladyko placed 4th amongst the college men, while GPRC team-mate Maria Houle ran to a … Continue reading

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Wladyko Slips in for Silver at Steve Burgess/ACAC #4 XC Running Race

An unfortunately fall in the final 800m was the deciding factor in a very exciting Men’s 8 km event at the Steve Burgess Memorial/ACAC #4 Cross Country race on Saturday at the Wapiti Nordic Trails. A lead group consisting of … Continue reading

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XC Wolves Women Second at ACAC #3

Led by Andrea Snider’s individual 3rd place finish, the cross country Wolves Women opened their season with a second place team finish at ACAC 3 in Vermilion on Saturday. Team mates Kailey Bratland (6th), Brittany Duvall (8th), and Megan Hopkins (21st) combined for a team score of 37 points, … Continue reading

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Local Runners open XC Season in Edmonton

Three local men kicked off the cross country running season in Edmonton on Saturday at the ACAC 1 race at Goldstick Park. GPRC’s Brandon Wladyko ran a strong race finishing 3rd among the College men.  Teammate Josh Malmesten had a … Continue reading

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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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