Jasper Yellowhead Museum - Treadmill Challenge

Hello everyone,

This is the second edition of the Frunçois Treadmill Challenge at Maligne Lake!

This year on Sunday August 4, I will be stepping on the treadmill at 9AM right by the docks of our boat cruise operation. While enjoying the beautiful views that the lake has to offer, I will be running for 8 hours consecutively until 5PM.

All the proceeds will be going directly to the Jasper Yellowhead Museum, more information about the museum can be found below. 

You are definitely welcome to pay us a visit at Maligne Lake and why not cheer for me a little while you are waiting for your tour boat to arrive? :)

See you then!

More information about the Jasper Yellowhead Museum:
400 Bonhomme St.
Summer 10-5, daily 
(780) 852-3013

Their Mission
The Jasper-Yellowhead Historical Society will promote the awareness, understanding and the appreciation of our regional heritage, both natural and cultural to the residents and visitors of our community.

Their Vision:
The Jasper-Yellowhead Historical Society will be recognized by park residents and visitors as a dynamic, high profile, self-sufficient, community oriented organization. It will play a lead role in delivering effective, high quality programs, services and products about Jasper’s cultural history, particularly within a museum environment. On its own and in partnership with others, JYHS will be the community’s first choice for learning about the area’s past, for contributing artifacts and archival materials, and for choosing a credible, reliable partner to promote Jasper’s heritage values.

More about me, François:
I have been working at Maligne Lake for three years now, starting as a Boat Captain and now embracing the role of Tour Boat Manager. Last year's Treadmill Challenge was for raising funds and awareness for Williams Syndrome, a rare genetic disease. The Treadmill Challenge was only the "first step", as I also ran both the West and East coasts of the US during the 2018-2019 winter. More than 5000 kilometers were covered during that big run and 6000$ were raised. I completed as well the Canadian Death Race in 2018 and the 100 Mile Sinister 7 in 2019. As you can imagine, I really like running!


    • $25 
    • 2 mos


François Desjardins-Turcotte 
Jasper, AB
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