Are you looking for a way to get into better shape for the Edmonton Pride Run & Walk? Here are some great free options:
November Project Canada was born from an idea in Boston about getting together with like-minded people and getting fit and having fun together, for free.
They welcome everyone and anyone regardless of age or fitness level. It is about exercise, yes, but it is also about inclusive community building and being part of something real. They hug, laugh, swear and sweat together.
Workouts start at 6 am on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, rain or shine or snow!
Monday: Workouts are at a different location in the city every week. They post the location on Twitter on the weekend so you can plan your run/bike/walk to the location.
Wednesday: A stair workout, typically for a 30 minute duration, to see how many times you can get up and down.
Friday: Hill workout. They meet at the base of Walterdale Hill.
A recreational running and walking group for Edmonton's LGBTQ community. Their goal is to provide a friendly and supportive atmosphere in which to engage in these activities. Runners and walkers of all degrees of experience and ability are welcome.
If you are joining for the first time they encourage you to contact the run coordinator prior to the run so that they are sure to meet you and introduce you before they set out. There are no fees associated with the group but members are encouraged to support LGBTQ recreation in Edmonton by joining Team Edmonton.
They usually meet at 10 am on Sunday at the west end of the parking lot in Emily Murphy Park.
A collective of runners that meet at Lululemon on Whyte Avenue on Wednesday evenings for a free run in the Edmonton river valley.
Runs are anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour and all levels of running experience are welcome.