The Valley Royals Grand Prix Cross Country Series is hosted every Wednesday afternoon over 4 consecutive weeks in the fall (the last two Wednesdays in September and the first two Wednesdays in October). The racing series attracts hundreds of students in Grades 4 to 8, from the Abbotsford and Mission area.
The Grand Prix takes place in “Clearbrook Park” (also called “Ron Wiebe Park”) over a 1-Mile (1600 m) race course around the main field and through the woods on the north edge of the park. Students get better at running the course each week, learning how to pace themselves for a race of this distance, and improving their stamina. Students love to try and improve their personal best time (PB) or finishing position from week to week. Results are posted on this Webpage each Monday after a race. All 4 Race Results are calculated together to determine the placement of award winners.
Race dates for 2018 are: September 19th & 26th and October 3rd & 10th. Registration Price: $5.00 (includes all 4 Races)
The Series is open to ALL students. If a student is home schooled, or attends a school that does not participate in this event, they can register as “unattached”.
Information Package: 2017 Grand Prix Letter & Package
- Step 1: Go to the registration page here: www.trackiereg.com/ValleyRoyalsGrandPrixXC and click on “REGISTER FOR EVENT”
- Step 2: Select how many individuals you want to register and then fill out the form for each individual
- Step 3: Once entering all athlete data click on the “PROCEED TO STEP 2” button.
- Step 4: Review your information on the confirmation page then click “CONFIRM REGISTRATION” once completed.
Please send any questions to Christa McAuley at: [email protected]
2017 Grand Prix Results:
Please note that there are multiple pages on each spreadsheet file below. Click tabs at the bottom of page to find the grade/gender results that you are looking for.
Results from Week #1: Results Week One – September 20 2017
Results from Week #2: Results for Grand Prix Week 2 – September 27 2017
Results from Week #3: Results for Grand Prix Week 3 – October 4 2017
Results from Week #4: Results for Grand Prix Week 4 – October 11 2017
Overall Winners based on Points Accumulated in all 4 Races: 2017 Grand Prix Series Top 10 Racers by Grade for Boys & Girls
Top School Teams: Grand Prix 2017 Team Awards and Jane Swan Fitness Award (To qualify for Team Scoring in a Grade/Gender Category, a school must have at least 4 runners compete in 3 of the 4 Races in the Grand Prix Series)
The 2017 Jane Swan Fitness Award is awarded to: John Calvin School
Congratulations to our new TOP TEN RECORD HOLDERS from the 2017 Racing Series (See the full”Grand Prix Top Ten” Records in link below ) Grade 4 Girls: #8 Alexia Smith Grade 5 Girls: #9 Amy Trent Grade 5 Boys: #1 Daniel Fleming, #5 Arata Nakanishi, #7 Luke Wight Grade 6 Girls: #6 Demi Timmerman, #8 Lyn Chuang Grade 6 Boys: #4 Mark Molina, #8 Ben Brandsma Grade 7 Girls: #2 Mikaiah Zietsma, #3 Malia Lenz, #8 Stella Petrie Grade 7 Boys: #8 Hayden Sansalone, #10 Tyler Pretty Grade 8 Boys: #4 Josh Vandevelde
Photos from the 2017 Grand Prix Races:
VALLEY ROYALS GRAND PRIX ALL TIME TOP TEN: Grand Prix Cross Country Series All Time Top 10
Valley Royals Grand Prix History
Updated January 1st, 2018