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City of Fort St John to take part in National Health and Fitness Day on June 1

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The City of Fort St. John will be taking part in 'National Health and Fitness Day' on June 1. City Recreation Programmer, David Green, says 'National Health and Fitness Day' says it's an initiative aimed at getting Canadians up and physically active. "It's an initiative that's been brought up to get Canada to become the healthiest...

Bike to Work and School Week May 27 to June 2 in Fort St John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The City of Fort St. John will be taking part in 'Bike to Work and School Week' from May 27 to June 2. City Recreation Programmer, David Green, says 'Bike to Work and School Week' is a province-wide initiative that encourages students and adults to commute on a bicycle. "It's a provincial-wide initiative that tries to...

Bert Bowes Middle School Track & Field competed in Prince George

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Bert Bowes Middle School Track & Field team was in Prince George on Tuesday and Wednesday. Those participating in the meet included Kane Schreiner, Elenor Copes, Jayden Whitford, Mason Maddigan, and Nathan Jackle. Schreiner was able to earn 1st place in the 400 and 800 m. Elenor Copes received 1st place in Long Jump and 2nd...

Mower Mayhem Race this weekend in Taylor

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Mower Mayhem Racing is gearing up for Mower Mayhem taking place over the Victoria Day Long Weekend in Taylor. According to event organizers, Friday evening, May 17, will be a race mower show and shine starting at 6:00 p.m. with dinner at 7:00 p.m.; dinner is $20.00 per plate. Then on Saturday, May 18, gates open...

City of Fort St John to host The Energetic Amazing Race on May 24

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The City of Fort St. John and SUCCESS Learning will be hosting The Energetic Amazing Race on May 24, 2019. Marissa Jordan, with the City of Fort St. John, says while registration for the Race is still open, they are asking people to sign up soon as the date draws near. "Now there isn't a lot...

Registration still open for the Steve Sadownik Memorial Run

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Registration is still open for the ‘Friends of Steve Sadownik Memorial Run’. The Run, organized by the Vertical Slam Ultimate Challenge, is a memorial run in honour of the late former athlete. According to event organizers, this event is not a race but rather a chance to be with your community and enjoy the trails of...

Fort St. John Minor Lacrosse Association has a busy schedule ahead; tournaments, practices

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Minor Lacrosse Association has a busy schedule ahead. According to Lyndsay Beer, of the Lacrosse Association, the teams will be heading to Red Deer this weekend for a tournament. Other happenings within the Lacrosse Association includes Tuesday night practices and scrimmages on Thursdays at the Pomeroy Sport Centre starting at 5:00 p.m....

Fort St John Literacy Society holds Mad Hatter Golf Tournament

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Literacy Society held their Mad Hatter themed Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 11, at the Lone Wolf Golf Club. According to the Executive Director of the Literacy Society, Jessica Kalman, the Tournament was a fun event which was enjoyed by 80 golfers, adding that the Society was able to raise just...

Peace Motocross Association holds Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Moto Race

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Peace Motocross Association held their Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Moto Race on May 11 and 12 at the Taylor Motocross Track. PMA President, Trevor McDonnell, says it was a great event as they had 291 entries entered in the various class races. "We had lots, we had 291 entries. There was a lot. It was...

Local drivers down in Prince George for Bracket Race Weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Local drivers Dave Kowalski and Matt Dohm were in Prince George at the Nitro Motorsports Park for one of the Bracket Race Weekends. The two drivers were originally supposed to be in Mission for the weekend but decided to take part in the full weekend event in Prince George following some schedule changes. Kowalski took part...

Fort St John Rotary Club holds 2019 Mother’s Day Run

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Rotary Club held their 2019 Mother's Day Run on Mother's Day, May 12, at the Surerus ball diamonds. Event Organizer, Sam Warren, says they saw a high turnout with 478 registered participants, adding that it was a beautiful day for the Run. "It was fabulous, one of our highest turnouts with 478...

NPSS Grizzlies Senior Rugby teams down in Grande Prairie

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Senior Boys and Girls Rugby were in Grande Prairie on Wednesday for league games against Charles Spencer. The boys won 32-14, putting them into second place in the league. The girls lost a close one 25-19. Both teams play their last regular season games this Wednesday at home against PWA. The boys play at 4:15...

NPSS Rugby Team’s Playoff Hopes Rest on Home Field Game

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - North Peace Secondary School invites members of the community to join them for the last Rugby Home Game of the 2019 season, on Wednesday May 15th at 4:15 PM. Proving victorious in said game could very well be the lynchpin to for the Grizzly Boys making league playoffs....

Third Annual Fort St John Rodeo taking place June 14 to 16

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Third Annual Fort St. John Rodeo will be taking place on June 14, 15, and 16. According to Jodie Chapple, of the Rodeo Organizing Committee, this year's Rodeo will feature new and returning attractions such as Friday Night All-Pro Chucks and Chariots, the Wild Horse Race Performers, and on-site camping. Chapple says they are changing...

NEBC Yukon Midget Trackers looking for new Assistant Coach and Trainer

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Northeast B.C. Yukon Midget Trackers are looking to fill a couple of positions for the 2019-2020 season. Up for grabs is the positions of Assistant Coach and Trainer. According to the Trackers organization, the requirements for being Assistant Coach include: Having a Development 1 Coaching Certificate A criminal background check Having certifications in Respect in...

Engage Sport North to host ‘Try-It’ Yoga on June 1st

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - With June 1st being National Health and Fitness Day, Engage Sport North will be hosting ‘Try-It’ Yoga. Instructor Bonnie Bridges will be teaching you the movements and poses of yoga. According to Physical Literacy Coordinator, Chantiel Drschiwiski, yoga is a great exercise to increase circulation, strengthen bones, and improve joint health. Drschiwiski, says ‘Try-It’ is a great way...

Final day to register for 2019 Mother’s Day Run

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Today, May 9, is the final day to register for the Rotary Club's 2019 Mother's Day Run. The fees to register for the Run is $30 for 5km and $35 for 10km. In addition to the 5 km and 10 km runs, there will be a 1 km run for kids and a dash for the little...

City of Fort St John to host Random Acts of Recreation this Saturday

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The City of Fort St. John Recreation is hosting 'Random Acts of Recreation' this Saturday, May 11 in Fort St. John. City Recreation Programmer, David Green, says 'Random Acts of Recreation' is a City initiative that offers residents the opportunity to participate in recreational activities. "Random Actos of Recreation is an initiative that we have in...
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