Tag Archives: Grande Prairie

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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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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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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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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Provincial Championship Triple for Local Tracksters

Local track athletes Kobe Grocholski and Avery Sluik combined to win three provincial gold medals at the Athletics Alberta U16, U18, and Masters Track and Field Championships in Sherwood Park on the weekend. Grocholski took an early lead in the … Continue reading

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Grocholski tops podium at U20 Provincials

Beaverlodge’s Kobe Grocholski parlayed a strong finishing kick into a gold medal in the U20 1500m at the Athletics Alberta Senior and U20 Provincial Championships in Edmonton on Sunday. The 17 year old runner posted a personal best time of … Continue reading

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PRs Abound for locals at CALTAF Classic

A contingent of eight PWAC athletes was in Calgary last weekend to take part in the CALTAF Classic Track Meet at Foothills Stadium.  Six of the eight athletes established lifetime bests in at least one event. Kobe Grocholski led the … Continue reading

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Records Tumble at NW Zone Track Meet

After a one-day postponement due to smoke from the wildfires, the 2019 NW Zone Track and Field Championships took place on Saturday at Legion Field under slightly hazy conditions.  Despite the weather challenges and the condensed time frame that consolidated … Continue reading

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Blistering 800m times at Peace Country Classic Track Meet

One hundred and fifty five athletes, ranging in age from 4 to 89, from across Northern Alberta took to the track at Legion Field on Saturday for the annual Peace Country Classic/ GP Kids Track Meet. The Men’s 800m produced … Continue reading

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