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    The Featured Edmontonian for November and December 2022 is CAM AHLEFELD

    The Streets Initiative’s next featured Edmontonian is 43 year old Sherwood Park resident and overall super interesting dude, Cam Ahlefeld! I happen to know Cam through our work in Alberta’s oil and gas industry and is one of the more interesting people I’ve known in my day. Any questions regarding hang gliding, golf, or aerodynamics […] More

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    Week 101 Where does all the time go?

    UPDATE: Km’s run: 2676.5 Donations raised: $7814.70 Current Charity: Neurosurgery Kids Fund http://www.neurosurgerykids.com Throughout their time in school, all of my kids have been tasked with building a leprechaun trap in their art classes. The last time this happened with my youngest, we were speculating on what we would wish for. Of course, the usual […] More

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    Amarjeet Sohi’s choice for September and October donations is YESS

    Amarjeet Sohi has chosen Youth Empowerment and Support Services (YESS) to receive funds for September and October 2022. YESS serves a vital role in our community helping youths aged 15-24 an option for help out of traumatic situations and exists as a safe haven for young people, helping to guide them along a path to […] More

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    Week 89…200 down, 200 to go?

    UPDATE: Kms run: 2,3210.75 Donations Raised: $6438.08 Current Charity: Our House Edmonton Before I get into the latest update, big shout out to Dave Proctor of Okotoks, AB who is getting to the tail end of his attempt to run across Canada. He started out on May 15 at the Terry Fox Memorial in St. […] More

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    The July and August Featured Edmontonian is LUCAS HANSEN

    If you’ve been involved in the local running scene in Edmonton over the last several years, there is a pretty good chance you have bumped into Lucas Hansen. The 33 year old tax accountant living in Edmonton’s west end is an avid cyclist and runner who is frequently out with many of the City’s running […] More

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    Lucas’ choice for July and August 2022 donations is OUR HOUSE EDMONTON

    Our House Addiction Recovery Centre (Our House) in Edmonton is an environment where individuals with addiction can embark on a recovery process directed towards a meaningful and productive lifestyle. Our House has evolved from a halfway house providing drop in services, to now being a full-time Addiction Recovery Centre that houses up to 60 residents […] More

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    Week 84… What do you mean that’s part of Edmonton??

    I’m 44 years old and I’ve been born and raised in the City of Edmonton or surrounding area my whole life and thought I knew the borders. It turns out that I actually didn’t and when I started this I assumed Edmonton was everything within the Anthony Henday ring road and also including a few […] More

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    The Featured Edmontonian for May and June 2022 is JOHN MARKOWSKI

    Sherwood Park resident John Markowski has been a resident of both the city and surrounding area for his whole life. He’s a long-time runner who has completed seven marathons under 3 hours, which is good because I remember him telling me one time that marathon organizers back in the 80’s and 90’s would shut the […] More

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    John’s Choice for May and June donations is THE MUSTARD SEED

    Founded in 1984 by Pat Nixon, the Mustard Seed is a non-profit organization that cares for individuals experiencing poverty or homelessness. From their first location in Calgary, they now have facilities operating in multiple cities in western Canada including Red Deer, Medicine Hat, Kamloops, and of course Edmonton. In addition to offering shelter, meals, and […] More

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    Week 74…A Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss

    I’m happy to say that I’m nearly complete the Southeastern portion of Edmonton. I’m really impressed with some of the newer neighborhoods that are being built here and the shift in attention to parks and trails by urban planners. You can really tell that green spaces are being looked at as integral in the construction […] More

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