PG Road Runners
The Prince George Road Runners held the Miworth Race on Sunday.
In the five-kilometre event, female winners were Larissa Bartell (junior), Jaime Lazar (open), Margaret Jones-Bricker (master) and Cathy McClary (grandmaster).
Male 5 km running winners were Austin Bartell (junior), Stephen Matyas (open), Chris Budac (master) and Brian Martinson (grandmaster).
Tony Prazma won the male 5 km walk.
In the 8.5 km male running categories, winners included Dennis Straussfogel (grandmaster), Matt Neumann (junior), Nicholas Bartell (open) and John Hagen (master).
Female winners in the 8.5 km races were Shar Jackson (open), Marie Sawtell (master) and Maureen Martinson (grandmaster).
Upcoming events for the Road Runners include the Wild Goose Chase on May 4, the Fort St. James to Vanderhoof relay on May 11 and the Pineview Run on May 14.
More than 30 communities from around the province attended the BC Sport Tourism Events Marketplace in Vancouver on April 15 to learn about opportunities to bring provincial, national and international sporting events and conferences to their regions.
Community services coordinator Geoff Paynton and Virginia Sprangers, the manager of Events Prince George were among those who met to discuss opportunities to host events involving a variety of sports including soccer, archery, swimming, golf and tennis.