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 gprunwalk@gmail.com 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 24 – Tuffest 10. Grande Prairie, AB.

August 24 – 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.

 

Register for the DHT Press Run/Walk

Now that we have the 2017 Brian Harms Memorial Race under our belts, it’s time to register for the DHT Press Run.  Click here for our info page, which includes details on registration.

If you completed any distance in the Brian Harms, and you participate in the DHT Press Run, you will be entered in our 2/14 challenge (complete 2 races in 14 days) to win a $214 gift card to use at any of our sponsors.

If you complete the Brian Harms, DHT Press Run, and Roots & Ruts, you’ll be entered into our Triple Crown Challenge to win a Garmin Forerunner 35 from the Walk, Run & More store.

21K Run, 10K Run, 10K Walk, 5K Run, 5K Walk and a 3K Kids walk/run.

Start Times – 3K Kids Race 8:15 am, 21K 9am, 10K 9:15, 5K 9:30

DHT Press Run/Walk Route Map

Package Pickup..

Race package Pickup goes Friday May 26 11am – 7pm atWalk, Run & More, NEW LOCATION 11625-99 Street(behind the mall, in Prairie Plaza, between Audio Concepts and Warehouse One).

Race day 7am – 8am at Muskoseepi Park Pavillion for OUT of TOWNERS ONLY…Please

Spring Training Registration Now Open

Grande Prairie Run/Walk Club
PRESENTS…

Spring Training (formally known as DHT Press Run/Walk Training)

Training schedules:

10 weekly sessions (outdoor only)
Sunday mornings
March 20 – May 22, 2016
Walking / 5K / 10K / 21K training groups
All groups meet at 9:00AM at the Eastlink Centre*
(Next to the Fieldhouse/Second Cup on the main floor)
You can also register in-person at our AGM on March 13

Completely FREE with the purchase of a 2016 GPRWC membership (value of $40)!

 You must have a current GPRWC membership in order to participate in the training groups!
 * You do not need to be a member of the Eastlink Centre!

Choose your distance and training level, and our awesome volunteer training leaders will help you reach your goal!
You’ll get lots of encouragement and advice, plus the chance to meet some great training buddies!  You’ll pin on your race bib with confidence and feel great as you cross the finish line! Spring Training is also a great way to get in shape for other races, or soccer, cycling, softball, golf, and other summer sports!

For more information email gprunwalk@gmail.com

Co-Director for the DHT Press Run/Walk

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The Grande Prairie Run/Walk Club is looking for at least one Co-Race Director, to work with our current race director, to help plan the 40th DHT Press Run/Walk! This is going to be a great event but we need your help to make it possible.

Event date: Saturday, May 28, 2016.

What’s in it for you?

  • The volunteer experience will look great on any résumé
  • It’s a great opportunity to get involved with the community
  • Gain the experience necessary to direct more races in the future
  • Meet awesome new people

Here’s what we need from you:

  • We will need the successful volunteers to attend the monthly club meetings, held on the first Tuesday of the month at Tito’s Bistro from 7-9 pm
  • Familiarity with Muskoseepi Park trails is an asset
  • Reports to the GP Run/Walk Club
  • Your time commitment on race day and leading up to the race

Please email gprunwalk@gmail.com with the subject “Co-Race Director PRW”.