Week 61 Brrrrrr, Time to Gear up for Winter!

Well, they have officially arrived. The really cold temperatures that we love as Edmontonians are finally here and will be on and off for the next 3 months or so. It’ll come as no surprise to anybody who knows me that I dislike winter immensely but I just deal with it and try to look […] More

The Featured Runner for January and February is ALYSSA VADUVA

The first runner of 2022 is non other than local Edmonton trauma nurse Alyssa Vaduva! Congratulations to Alyssa for recently becoming an RN! Alyssa and I met up in Claireview and did a run out in Hermitage Park where she was telling me that she began running by using the Couch to 5k app. She […] More

Alyssa’s choice for January and February donations is EDMONTON’S HOPE MISSION

Started in 1929 by Harold Edwardson at the onset of the Great Depression as a soup kitchen, the Hope Mission is one of Edmonton’s longest serving charitable organizations. On a daily basis, care is provided to over 800 people in the form of meals, shelter, and medical services with multiple locations in the city that […] More

Week 52…Whaaaaat? A whole year complete already??

Well, here we are! A full 52 week cycle completed! It almost worked out that one year in coincided with 100 runs and 1000kms which are both a less than my expectations, but I’m secretly relieved that those numbers are where they are. For a while in the spring I was getting awfully pesimistic about […] More

The Featured Runner for November and December is KYLEY MOISEY

The Featured Runner for the period of November and December 2021 is none other than local Edmonton engineer, Kyley Moisey. The father of four is an avid trail runner who was born in Yellowknife NWT, but eventually came to call Alberta’s capital his home. Curious, because when I had my third son we had to […] More

Kyley’s choice for November and December donations is CASA

For the period of November and December 2021, Kyley chose CASA as the recipient for The Streets Initiative’s pledges. Focused on infants, children, and adolescents, CASA is committed to the advancement of mental health through family centered clinical services, education, and research. Using a family centered approach to nurture healthy relationships, they focus on building […] More

The Featured Runner for September and October 2021 is NIC ISRAEL

I’m glad that Nic agreed to become this month’s featured runner since I have had a slew of dude’s filling this role ever since the first segment (which was my wife, dating all the way back to a year ago almost!) It’s definitely time to get some female representation back on here! I met the […] More

Nic’s choice for September and October 2021 donations is THE FAMILY CENTRE

This period’s charitable organization that will be receiving funds on behalf of The Streets Initiative is The Family Centre. They play an important role in providing support services to local families in a variety of ways including counselling, group therapy, and youth support services. The Family Centre also provides assistance to newcomers to Edmonton that […] More

Week 39… Olympics Rule!

Who else loves the Olympics? If I could take two weeks off and just sit in front of the tv and watch all the events, I would totally do it. Summer or Winter doesn’t matter, they are both equally as great and I love how they are so good at showcasing amateur sports that normally […] More

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