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

Cam’s choice for November and December 2022 donations is NEUROSURGERY KIDS FUND

The Streets Initiative will be gathering donations for the next two months for local Edmonton children’s charity, Neurosurgery Kids Fund. This charity was created to fill a hole that existed for kids undergoing brain, and spinal surgeries that were denied the opportunity to be able to go to summer camp. NKF solved this by creating […] More

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

The Featured Edmontonian for September/ October 2022 is MAYOR AMARJEET SOHI

On October 26th 2021, Edmonton Welcomed their 36th mayor to office when Amarjeet Sohi was elected by a wide margin. After previously holding the offices of Edmonton City Councillor and Federal Member of Parliament, he returned to civic politics, this time in the Mayor’s seat. Mayor Sohi proves that hard work and tenacity pay off […] More

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

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

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

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

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

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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