Brian Harms Memorial Race Updates!

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!***

Start Times:

  • 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!

Race Roundup

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 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.


Brian Harms Reminder

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 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


Ernie’s Sports Experts




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Bath and Body Works


New Executive for 2018

We had a great turnout at our AGM a couple weeks ago. Here is your executive for 2018:

President – Charlotte Bierman

Vice President – Donlea Holman

Treasurer – Mark Poirier

Secretary – Shawna Holman

Media Liaison – Tina McLean

Sponsorship Coordinator – Shelby Hopp

Volunteer Coordinator – Justine O’Leary

Website/Membership Registration – Jennifer Bowen

Race Director for Brian Harms Memorial – Hans Bjornson

Executive positions 2018

Join us at our 2018 AGM this Sunday, February 25 at 10 a.m. in the Eastlink Centre boardroom (2nd floor near fitness area).

Here are the positions we need to fill:

President – chairs monthly meetings, organizes and delegates work.

Treasurer – manages the finances

Media Liaison – promotes the club using various forms of networking and media

New positions we would love to fill:

Volunteer Coordinator

Sponsorship Coordinator