Monique Hrushka

Edmonton, Alberta


I am a Mom to four awesome kids, and a Fitness Instructor certified in Group Resistance, Cycle, Choreography, TRX, Barre, MOSSA, Group Power & Bender Ball for Runners.  I lead fitness classes for the City of Edmonton, Spa Lady and the YMCA where I also work as a Personal Trainer.  I helped  lead a beginner triathlon group through the YMCA, and have lead a few half marathon groups at the Running Room.  Initially I started my fitness lifestyle 10 years ago as an ex-smoker to loose weight (lost 50lbs).  It started to get easier to fall in LOVE with running and teaching people.  I not only love to push myself and keep setting goals, I love to help other people find their way.  My future goal is to learn how to open water swim!!!

2016 Race Highlights and acheivements:

Blackfoot Ultra 100km (this was my first 100km run)

Lost Souls Ultra 100km

River Valley Revenge 50km

Black Spur Ultra 50km

**Sinister 7 Ultra 100 miles** (this was my biggest ultra challenge ever)

GWN Half Iron relay (cycling)

Several 5 Peaks Races 

Getting my "Spartan Trifecta"

Learning how to swim as an adult!


2017 Race Plans:

Nimble Bear Ultra, Kelowna (50km)

Blackfoot Ultra, Cooking Lake (25km)

Powder Face Ultra, Kananaskis (42km)
** attempting the CANADIAN DEATH RACE Solo, Grande Cash **

Black Spur Ultra, Kimberly (54km)
Edmonton Half Marathon, Edmonton (21km)

Lost Soul Ultra, Lethbridge(100km)