Tag Archives: Peace Country

Wladyko Captures 2017 DHT Press Run

Peace Country Wolves Athletics Club runner Brandon Wladyko made a auspicious debut at the half marathon distance on Saturday morning, winning the 2017 Daily Herald Tribune Press run. Wladyko covered the 21.1 km distance in a time of 1:20:24, 5 … Continue reading

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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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Bronze for GPRC Women’s Relay at ACAC Indoor Track

The Wolves women ended a two-year podium drought on Saturday, capturing the bronze medal in the 4 x 400m at the 2017 ACAC Indoor Track Championships in Lethbridge. The quartet of Janai Martens, Kelsey Bishop, Brittany Duvall, and Maria Houle … 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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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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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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Blizzard of Bronze for Zone 8 ASG Track Team

Zone 8 Track and Field athletes combined for a total of 10 medals (2 silver and 8 bronze) at the 2016 Alberta Summer Games in Leduc in Alberta on the weekend. Sexmith’s Vanessa Spenner (U16 Discus) and Valleyview’s Aimee Caron … Continue reading

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Martens Ninth in Olympic Trials 5000m

Wolves Athletics Club runner Mirelle Martens parlayed a strong final km into a ninth place finish in the 5000m at the 2016 Canadian Track and Field Championships/ Olympic Trials in Edmonton on Thursday evening. Martens recorded a personal best time … Continue reading

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Peace Country Classic/ ASG Trials Track Meet slated for May 14

Registration for the  2016 Peace Country Classic on Saturday, May 14, Grande Prairie’s annual all comer’s track meet, is now open. This year’s Classic is actually three different meets in one The Grande Prairie Kid’s Meet for children in Grades … Continue reading

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