Northern Lights College to host grailquest races

first_img Grailquest has been held for over 20 years and was originally based on the Monty Python movie Quest for the Holy Grail. The race is one part of a series of races known as the Grande Prairie College Cross Country Running Series, where runners earn points towards the season championship. The championship will be presented in Grande Prarie in October.   The event is open to anyone who is interested in running, with different distances designated for specific age groups. Grades 1-3 and 4-6 will run for 1.5 kilometres, grades 7-9 and 10-12 girls will run for 3 km and grades 10-12 boys, plus men and women 19 years old and over will run a 5 km distance. The first person to cross the finish line in each category will win “The Grail” a prize valued at over $100. Medals will also be awarded to runners in all categories based on finishing times.- Advertisement – Draw prizes will also be available to be won by all participants, which are considered to be more valuable than the medals. The event will also feature refreshments after the races are completed. The event costs $8 per runner, and registration begins at 9 a.m. at Northern Lights College. The races will begin at 10 a.m. For more information, email Grant at gcspelsberg@shaw.caAdvertisementlast_img read more

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Barcelona sign Dani Alves replacement – good news for Manchester United?

first_imgDani Alves has moved a step closer to the exit door after Barcelona completed the signing of Aleix Vidal.The 25-year-old has joined the Spanish champions from Sevilla on a five-year deal after they splashed out £16m for his signature.Due to the club’s transfer ban, the right-back cannot play until January 2016, but his arrival appears to have paved the way for fellow defender Alves to leave.The Brazilian’s contract expires at the end of June and he has been unable to agree fresh terms with Barcelona.United have been linked with a move for the 32-year-old, while AC Milan are also keen.And both have now been given a boost in their pursuit with Barca signing the ideal replacement in Vidal. 1 Dani Alves in action for Barcelona last_img

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