9 Sub Zero Track Athletes Qualify for Provincials
11 members of the Sub Zero Track and Field Club travelled to Grande Prairie for the Hershey Zone Qualifying Track Meet on May 9. Between them they brought home 9 first, 11 second, 5 third and 1 fourth place ribbon. Leading the way was Danielle Harder with first in the 400, 800, and Standing Long Jump. Right behind her was Elias Thompson with first in the Ball Throw and 200 meters and second in the 400 meters. Emily Brule won the 100 meters, and Ball Throw and placed 2 in the 400 meters. Jamie-Lee Roller won the Standing Long Jump, placed second in the 100, and 3rd in the 50 meters. Taylor Shenton placed second in the Standing Long Jump and 50 meters and 3rd in the 100 meters in a close finish with teammate Jamie-Lee Roller.
Madison Leriger also had 3 ribbons with second in the Standing Long Jump and 100 meters and 3rd in the Ball Throw. Josiah Harder placed second in the 100 meters, 3rd in the 400 meters and 3rd in the Standing Long Jump. Tobin Miller placed second in the Standing Long Jump, third in the 200 meters and 4th in the 100 meters. Riley Moore placed second in the 100 and 200 meter events. All nine of these athletes qualified for the Alberta Hershey Provincial Championships to be held in Edmonton on June 21. Winners from that event may be selected to travel to Hershey, Pennsylvania in August for the North American Hershey Championships. In the Peace Country Classic Meet for high school athletes, Sub Zero’s Jordan Harder won the 3000 meters in a time of 10:39.
Next track meet action for the local athletes will be the Alaska Highway News Track and Field Meet in Fort St. John on May 30.
Distance Runners Do Well in Grande Prairie
Sub Zero Running Club members Phil Rempel and Grant Spelsberg travelled to Grande Prairie on May 10th for the 23rd annual Brian Harms Road Race. Sub Zero president Phil Rempel won the 50-59 year old men’s category in the 8 km event while Spelsberg was the first male across the finish line in the 5 km event as well as being the 50-59 year old men’s champ. Next Peace Country Road Running Action will be the Press Run in Grande Prairie on May 30 which features 10 km and 21.1 km events.