Throughout the meet, racers accumulate points based on their finishing positions, which goes towards their season total.
Below is how the local Elk speed skaters did over the weekend:
In the Division 1 Mixed Genders, Renne Kalkman placed fourth overall, thanks to third place finishes in both the 400 m and 200 m races.
Colton Johnson placed seventh in that division, after placing third in the 400 m and fifth in the 200 m, while Connor Johnson placed eighth overall in the division, thanks to a third place finish in the 400 m and eighth in the 200 m.
Looking at the Division 2 Mixed Genders, Elks speed skater Eryn Stickel placed third overall, after placing first in the 1,500 m, third in the 400 m and fourth in the 200 m.
In the Division 3 Mixed Genders, Fort St. John’s Nate Burchell placed second overall in a busy day on the ice, following a first place finish in the 100 m, as well as the 300m and 200m, while finishing fifth in his 400 m race.
Shaeman Pauls and Ryan Quigly finished sixth and seventh respectively in that same division, thanks to a first place finish in the 300 m, 200 m and 400 m, as well as a sixth place finish in the 100 m for Pauls, while Quigley finished first in his 300 m and 400 m, second in the 200 m and ninth in the 100 m.
Moving to the Division 4 Mixed Genders, Elk member Nicholas Guliov finished second place overall, after earning third in the 100m final, second in both the 50 m and 200 m, and third in the 400 m.
Finally, in the Division 5 Mixed Genders, Fort St. John took the top three final rankings, with Brody Mickey placing first after finishing first in the 200 m and 100 m, and second in the 50 m.
Placing second in the division was Nolan Hull, who placed first in the 50 m, and second in the 100 m and 200 m.
Third went to Brayden Rowe, who placed third in the 100 m, 50 m and 200 m.
The Elks Speed Skating Club will have a few weeks to continue their training, then will compete in Grande Prairie at the end of November.