The running series, which began on Sept.4, is an informal group of low key, cross-country running races, consisting of six races and one relay, being held over an eight-week period. The series was created to develop the sport of cross-country running within the Peace Region.In the boy’s Grade 1-3 race category, Fort St John residents included first place winner Owen Barrow, as well as Tyler Webster and Tristen Bourassa. Alyssa and Sarah Webster both raced in the girls Grade 4-6 category, Norma Webster raced in the Women’s 35-49 category, and Barb Polehoykie and Joanne Gorman took part in the Women’s 50+ Master 2 division, placing first and second respectively.The aim of the running series is to encourage participation of athletes of all ages and skill levels. In order to be eligible for a series award, one must complete at least three races. If more than three are completed, the racers best three results will be counted.- Advertisement -Next week organizers are hoping to go to Grande Prairie for the final X-Country race in the series.
Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi has dismissed rumours linking him with Manchester United.The Argentine striker has been tipped to make the move to Old Trafford in the summer if Jose Mourinho is appointed as Louis van Gaal’s successor.But Icardi, who is also reportedly on Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg’s radar, insists he has no desire to leave the San Siro.“Wolfsburg and Manchester United? I heard something about their interest, but I want to stay with Inter,” Icardi told Corriere dello Sport.“Even if United sign Jose Mourinho, my answer is always the same: I’m staying here. If they come looking, they won’t be the first nor the last club I may turn down.“I’m happy in Milan and I don’t mean to leave. The club has a great project and is investing heavily to get winning again. I want to help.“The team I’m fondest of is [Argentinian club] Newell’s Old Boys, but even a few years ago, when playing the Playstation with an Italian friend, I selected Inter all the time because I liked her players.“I have a bond with Inter and I’m happy to be part of it.” Mauro Icardi 1