Tag Archives: Grande Prairie

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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Nelissen 3-peats at 2019 Rick Scott Open

Wolves Athletics Club superstar Chris Nelissen parlayed two wins, including a meet record, into an unprecedented third Male of Athlete of the Meet title at the 2019 Rick Scott Open at the Crosslink Sportsplex on Saturday. Nelissen outleaned Brandon Tufford … 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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Hammer Slam #1 Marks Completion of Throwing Cage

Grande Prairie’s brand new hammer and discus throw cage was completed last Wednesday at Legion Field , two days before the opening of the 2018 Alberta Summer Games. The new cage, funded by the City of Grande Prairie as a … Continue reading

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Local Tracksters Hit Podium at Age Group Provincials

Seven Grande Prairie athletes contested the Athletics Alberta Age Group and Masters Provincials on the weekend in Calgary and came home with a handful of medals. Myah Sluik, representing the Edmonton Columbians, triumphed in the Youth Girls Shot Put with … Continue reading

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Sunny Weather, Hot Rivalries at the Peace Country Classic Track Meet

One hundred and fifty nine athletes of all ages and abilities were at the Legion Track on Saturday contesting the 16th annual Peace Country Classic Track and Field Meet. Under sunny and breezy conditions, a number of stellar marks were … Continue reading

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Wolves Sixth at 2018 ACAC Indoors

A small but enthusiastic team of seven GPRC Wolves tracksters took to the floor of Edmonton’s Kinsmen Fieldhouse on the weekend to contest the 2018 ACAC Indoor Track Championships, hosted by Macewan University. In his final meet with the Wolves, … Continue reading

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