Trail Champs running to new venue

The Dirty Feet 50km Ultra-Marathon took place on September 6.

The team at Dirty Feet Trail Series will bring the 2015 Canadian National 50 km Trail Championships to Sun Peaks on September 12 — marking the first time the event has been held in Western Canada for several years. Phil Hiom from Dirty Feet said he was pleased to bring the event to Sun Peaks. “It’s awesome. We’re excited for Western Canadians to have the opportunity to race on home turf,” he said. Sun … [Read more...]

$25,000 grant for Alpine Club

Alpine Club

Sun Peaks Alpine Club (SPAC) were recipients of a $25,550 grant from the B.C. provincial government’s Community Gaming Grants program. Daimion Applegath, SPAC president, said they were excited to receive the funding, which was significantly higher than grants they had received in the past. “We apply for these grants every year. The grant we received this year was about $3,000 more than we’ve received in the past,” … [Read more...]

Training and planning for Alpine Club

SPAC - Mount Hood

While there may not be much snow around, the Sun Peaks Alpine Club (SPAC) is still keeping busy by taking advantage of training programs and setting plans in motion for another successful winter season. Montana Molyneux, head coach for SPAC, has been on the road recently — travelling to Mount Hood in Oregon for training. “I’ve been doing some professional development for coaching, so I went down to Mount Hood with … [Read more...]

Little Big Golf in September

Little Big Golf

Nancy Greene’s Little Big Golf Challenge will return to Sun Peaks on Saturday, September 12. The fun event is perfect for families, with teams of two comprising of one adult (big) and one child (little), taking part in a nine-hole tournament featuring plenty of games and side-activities for all ages. Funds raised will go towards the Sun Peaks Education Society. More information and registration can be found … [Read more...]

Hockey league gear stolen

RCMP Car

Thousands of dollars of sporting equipment was stolen, including hockey gear belonging to the Sun Peaks Hockey League (SPHL), in a spate of storage locker robberies in Kamloops sometime during the night of July 9. Mike Billheimer, SPHL organizer, is a partial-owner of one of the five storage lockers that were broken into and ransacked at Big Steel Box on Salish Road. In addition to personal hockey equipment and a … [Read more...]