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30 In 30: London man to complete one sprint triathlon per day for a month

Abe Oudshoorn will finish the equivalent of 30 sprint triathlons in 30 days in an effort to raise money for the Atlohsa Healing Service and end Indigenous homelessness in London.

Abe Oudshoorn is taking on a unique challenge in early 2020.

Photo: Abe Oudshoorn

Oudshoorn, a native of London, Ont., will complete the equivalent of 30 sprint triathlons in 30 days in an effort to raise money for the Atlohsa Family Healing Service in their work to end Indigenous homelessness in London.

Oudshoorn will cover the sprint-distance – a 750 m swim, 20 km bike and 5 km run – indoors to combat the Canadian winter, using a pool, trainer and treadmill at his local YMCA. The month-long initiative will run from Feb.3 to Mar.3.

The Atlohsa Healing Service is a local Indigenous non-profit organization that offers healing, education and housing to the community, along with emergency shelter, transitional housing, and resting spaces for those going through homelessness.

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To donate to Oudshoorn and support the Atlohsa Healing Service, click here.