Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

December 30, 2010 00:01 ET

Edmonton, Alberta Favourite Attractions Uncovered Through Runner's Eyes

Get some fresh air and a new perspective on Edmonton attractions and outdoor activities in this new video released by Edmonton Tourism

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 30, 2010) -

Editor's Note: A video is associated with this press release.

Edmonton, Alberta attractions get a little fresh perspective when seen through a runner's eyes in this new video released by Edmonton Tourism.

Viewers can travel the extensive outdoor trails of Edmonton with this student runner, exploring the treasures of the River Valley on foot and getting a glimpse of popular Edmonton attractions.

In collaboration with Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Victoria School of the Arts and Edmonton Tourism, this new series of Edmonton, Alberta videos tell the story of the city through young eyes.

Watch this student lift-off, posing as a human airplane to enjoy not only outdoor activities but see many Edmonton attractions on the way, from Hawrelak Park to the Muttart Conservatory to the Alberta Legislature Building.

The human airplane runs through Hawrelak Park, soaking in the tranquil atmosphere, where festival fun such as the Freewill Shakespeare Festival, the Edmonton Heritage Festival and Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's Symphony Under the Sky Festival take place.

From a runner's perspective the Dove of Peace sculpture, outside the lush Muttart Conservatory, is a pleasant spectacle. And inside, visitors can explore a steaming jungle, trek across the sun-baked desert, experience the changing seasons in the temperate forest and stroll through the scents of a floral paradise.

Dream of a little fresh air and a brisk run some place like the North Saskatchewan River Valley, Edmonton's impressive urban parkland that's 22 times the size of New York's Central Park? Or is your thing armchair exploring the beautiful attractions of a destination? Either way, this video offers an inspiring, youthful vision of Edmonton, Alberta.

For more information about planning a trip or for Edmonton attractions information, visit www.edmonton.com.

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) provides leadership in economic development, markets Edmonton as a must-see destination, manages the Shaw Conference Centre and Edmonton Research Park, and acts as a stakeholder in TEC Edmonton, a joint venture with the University of Alberta. For more information, visit www.edmonton.com. Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at www.edmontonstories.ca.

To view the video associated with this press release, please visit the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79a9ZXplS6w

Contact Information

  • Media contact:
    Renee Worrell
    Communications Manager, External Relations
    780.932.4865
    rworrell@edmonton.com