Vanderhoof hosts biathlon

The Sprint Cup was held in Vanderhoof over the weekend, which saw folks from all over BC.

The sun was shining as skiers and shooters lined up for their chance at placing in the Sprint BC Cup biathlon hosted at the Nechako Valley Sporting Association trails Feb. 28 – March 1.

People came from all over to race including folks from Burns Lake, Vancouver, Quesnel, Vanderhoof and Prince George to name a few.

Highlighted Vanderhoof locals from the weekends races are Matthew Ebert who came first in the Recreation 2 Individual on Saturday, Kyla Vanwerkhoven was third in the Junior Girls Individual on Saturday and Linnea Moutray was second in the Juvenile Sprint on Sunday.

“Thank you to all our community sponsors including Earthenware who donated items for the fundraising raffle and draw prizes and Stride and Glide for items for the fundraising raffle.  We also received donations to host the event from Advanced Millwright Services, CJ Accounting, L & M Lumber Ltd, M4 Enterprises, Royal Bank of Canada – Vanderhoof, Valley Diesel Ltd, Westline Ford Ltd, Woody’s Bakery,” Sonya Zurevinski, event organizer said.

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