Fall 2023

Valentina Escobedo | Woman Business Owner Micro-grant

Valentina Escobedo

Valentina Escobedo, Founder, MyChallenge Canada

Valentina Escobedo, Founder of MyChallenge Canada, is a paragon of resilience and innovation, particularly in the challenging landscape of entrepreneurship as an immigrant. Arriving in Canada from Mexico just before the COVID pandemic, she quickly adapted to her new environment and established MyChallenge Canada from the ground up. MyChallenge Canada is revolutionizing the realm of running, offering high-quality experiences and training powered by A.I. technology. MyChallenge Canada caters to a diverse clientele, from beginners to experienced athletes, equipping them with the necessary tools and community support to reach and exceed their goals.

Valentina is a beacon of community engagement, motivation, and empowerment. Her business is a reflection of her core values: perseverance, inclusivity, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. She aims to expand MyChallenge Canada’s impact, fostering a nationwide community where every runner feels supported and connected. Valentina’s mission extends beyond physical training. She is committed to building a community of individuals who share a passion for running and personal development and contributing positively to the Canadian economy and society. Her dedication to empowering her clients resonates deeply with her belief in the transformative power of embracing challenges and turning them into triumphs.