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Ultra-Runner Finds Parallels Between Sport and Medical Journey

Deanna Thome is a Calgary-based ultra-runner who has run eight ultra-marathons and is training for her first full Ironman, having completed her first half-Ironman last year. She also happens to have epilepsy, which she describes...

Carbon-Conscious Travel in Latin America

In the summer of 2021, we sat on a picnic blanket looking out to Vancouver’s False Creek and wrote a list of all the places we wanted to travel. Our list of countries grew...

Epic Cross-Canada Bike Rides Inspire

Of all the nuisances Chris Cull encountered while cycling from coast to coast across Canada, it was the horse flies of Northern Ontario that proved the most irritating. Worse, he says, even than the...

Outdoor Summer Active Apparel

Techwear is the clothing of the future and we’ve got you covered with some of our favourite apparel brands that check off everything from running, hiking, trail running and paddle boarding! Look good, feel...

COLD WATER KING

Pete Devries’ home smells like pine trees, woodsmoke and wet dog. Located on Tofino, B.C.’s ample waterfront, it’s a stone’s throw from where he grew up playing in the sand and watching his dad...

The Mourning Run

It is a sight which many of us will be familiar with at races, be it mass participation marathons or even at a summer fun run.It’s that runner with a loved one’s name and...

The Octogenarian Record-Breaker

There are few runners on the island province of Newfoundland who draw as much fanfare as Florence Barron. It’s perhaps not surprising that the crowds cheer so enthusiastically when she runs by, because Barron is...

Aristotle’s Story

During the darkest of days, Aristotle Domingo paid attention to his wardrobe. Fashion choice, however, had little to do with trends. His priority was to wear clothes that effectively covered up any sign of his...

Running for Safe Water

Veronique Bourbeau exudes passion and commitment when she talks about for her latest adventure—the African Run Project. Her face lights up, talking animatedly as she describes why she is running 13,000 kilometres across 19...

Mastering the Marathon

She is strong, competitive, and focused with her sights set on more Canadian records, preferably in her ‘newfound’ distance—the marathon. At 40 Natasha Wodak is in the prime of her running life. Her 13th...
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Top Doctors & Medical Champions 2022

A look at top local doctors and medical industry professionals who are passionate and dedicated to improving the health and lives of others by...
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Mt. Terry Fox Trek

The Mount Terry Fox Trek is an annual fundraising event that takes place in Valemount, British Columbia. Hikers can enjoy an experience of a lifetime while...
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The Royal Victoria Marathon Returns in 2022

The Marathon, Half Marathon, 8K and the Kids Run will take place on Thanksgiving Sunday, October 9, the first time that all four distances will...
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The Hottest Thing on Two Wheels

Commuters, families, riders young and old, are searching for more environmentally friendly transportation options that reduce car dependency. They want safer streets. They want...

Runners, have you heard the exciting news?

If you need one more reason to lace up on Sunday May 29th for the 58th Calgary Marathon, you just got it. A new...