Speedskaters prep for provincials this weekend

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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Elk Speedskating Club members are preparing for the Long Track Speed Skating Championships event this weekend.

The skaters who most recently returned from Calgary for the Canada Cup #2 in partnership with the Olympic Team Selection event at the beginning of January, are in the midst of the busiest stretch of their season.

The event will feature the best skaters from across the province at the Pomeroy Sports Centre and will get underway on Saturday and Sunday at 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.