The GP Run/Walk Club has some EPIC news to share with you! To get more people out there running and moving and making friends, we are teaming up with the Triple Terrain Trail Trekkers Run Group, lead by Krista Mitchell, to bring you $15 off TTT group training when you purchase a GP Run/Walk Club membership!
The next group session has been announced to be starting in September! Stay tuned to the TTT page for registration info!!!
The groups are incredibly inclusive, if you’ve never set foot on a trail or have run an ultra, there is a group for you!
Triple Terrain Trail Trekkers on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1725826061002205
GP Run/Walk Club Membership:
Membership for 2018 runs out December 31, but $15 off the TTT training plus all the discounts at local stores like Walk Run & More, Ernie’s, Intersport, Freshii, still makes it a good investment!!!
Link to membership: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2018-grande-prairie-runwalk-club-membership-registration-41444833613
Register today for the Timeless Race happening Thursday! It’s a great event, perfect for walkers and runners of all abilities. For more info, click here!
If we don’t get about 13 more registrations we will need to reschedule for August (but we’d really love to hold it on Thursday as planned!)
Join the GP Run/Walk Club on July 12 for the epic TIMELESS RACE!
When: Thursday July 12, 2018
Participants MUST check-in with Father Time no later than 6:30PM, the race starts at 7:00PM.
Where: It’s a secret! You will receive an email the evening of Tuesday July 10 informing you of the location (it will be in Grande Prairie or close proximity).
Who: This event is open to everyone, but children must have the ability to predict their own time AND be accompanied by an adult (if 12 or under).
Premise: You won’t know the course route or exact distance ahead of time (it will be between 3-6KM). When you arrive at the race you will be told the distance and race route, and you have to predict when you’ll finish. There are no watches, timing devices, or distance trackers allowed (the honour system is in effect).
The person who guesses the closest to their estimated time is the winner of a Garmin watch! (The irony is not lost on us!)
It’s not about speed, it’s about knowing your pace!
Cost: $5 cash for GP Run/Walk Club members (bring the eventbrite app to show your membership or a printout of the membership you received when you paid for a membership) or $10 for non-members. Must be paid in CASH please!
MEMBERSHIP (save $5 on this event and receive discounts at Intersport, Ernie’s, Walk Run & More, and Freshii)
A quick update to let you all know registration deadline for the Brian Harms Memorial Race is May 11 at 10 pm. Register now – you’re ready for this!
(you can register at package pickup as well on Saturday)
***New this year – strollers are welcome!***
- Free little kids’ race: 8:45 a.m.
- 16k: 9 a.m.
- 8k: 9:15 a.m.
- 5k: 9:30 a.m.
Registration rates are amazing, and even better if you have a GP Run/Walk Club membership (which also gets you discounts at Intersport, Walk, Run & More, Ernies, and Freshii!
Package pickup is at Ernie’s Sports Experts on May 12 from 12-6 pm. Race day package pickup for out-of-town participants is from 7-8 at the South Bear Creek Pavilion.
The race will be taking us from the South Bear Creek Pavilion up through Muskoseepi Park. There will be course marshalls telling you where to turn around for each distance.
We’ve had a few people ask… “who is Brian Harms?” – click here to learn about this founding member of the Wapiti Striders Road Runners Club.
See you Sunday!
Get ready to mark your calendars! We’ve done a roundup of all the local events (or within a 3-hour drive of Grande Prairie) we could find for the next 6 months – start signing up! Have an event you want to have added? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the race name, location, and link to info/registration site.
May 5 – Spring Scurry. Watino Community Hall. Register on site at 9:30
May 13 – Brian Harms Memorial. Grande Prairie, AB. Registration closes May 11 at 10 pm!
May 26 – Press Run 2018. Grande Prairie, AB.
May 26 – Zulu Challenge 2018. Grande Prairie, AB.
May 27 – Mountain Madness. Grande Cache, AB.
May 27 – Moonshine Fun Run/Walk. Moonshine Lake Provincial Park.
June 9 – Vertical SLAM Ultimate Challenge. Taylor BC.
June 10 – Peace River Heritage Run 2018. Peace River, BC.
June 10 – Colour Me Happy. Grande Prairie, AB.
June 12 – Grande Prairie Get Active Network Amazing Race. Grande Prairie, AB.
June 24 – Tuffest 10. Grande Prairie, AB.
July 12 – Timeless Race. Grande Prairie, AB.
August 24 – New Horizon Co-Op Glow Run. Grande Prairie, AB.
September 8 – Off the Grid Adventure Race. Grande Prairie, AB.
September 16 – Don’t Get Lost in the Woods. Grande Prairie, AB.
September 21 – Roots & Ruts. Grande Prairie, AB.
October 14 – Tuffest 10 Fall Edition. Grande Prairie, AB.
Registration is Open! Sign up Today!
***Discount for GP Run/Walk Club members – memberships can be purchased here.
Interested in volunteering? We can’t continue to put on events without you! Email us at email@example.com We’ll find you something to do! Volunteer meeting on May 9 at 7pm at the Muskoseepi Park Pavilion.
Who is Brian Harms?
Thank you to our Sponsors!!! We have lots of goodies to give away thanks to these awesome businesses! If you are interested in providing sponsorship for our race, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ernie’s Sports Experts
The Jump Yard
Bath and Body Works
Join us on April 29 at 9:00 a.m. at our group run at Eastlink by Second Cup. Jenn McKinnon will be there to speak to us about nutrition and race fueling. Everyone is welcome. Please RSVP to email@example.com or on Facebook.
Happy Easter! Spring training is still on this Sunday, but group leaders may or may not be there. We are planning to have coffee (in the form of a tab at Second Cup) and the occasional speaker at training sessions as of April 8.
We hope you’ve started your training! Registration is now open for the Brian Harms Memorial Race. More info to come, so stay tuned here or join us over on our Facebook Group.
Brian Harms Memorial Race Info Page
Brian Harms Memorial Race Registration