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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...

For the Love of Running

Vancouver’s Filsan Abdiaman came to running eight years ago as a means of denial and distraction from her eating disorder, which she was using to deal with difficult emotions. She was literally running away...

A Champion On And Off The Ice

When Kelly Hrudey retired after 17 years in the NHL, he stayed front and centre in the limelight, becoming a fixture on CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada intermission panels, and working as a TV...

Meet Our 2022 Top Fitness Trainers

Welcome to IMPACT MAGAZINE’S Canada’s Top Fitness Trainers & Instructors! We are committed to finding and recognizing the most outstanding fitness trainers from across Canada! At the beginning of each year we select the top 10...

Canada’s Top Fitness Trainers 2022 – East

Although we’ve been celebrating them for decades here at IMPACT – this is our fifth year officially recognizing Canada’s Top Fitness Instructors & Trainers. From year to year, we alternate between Top Fitness Trainers...

Canada’s Top Fitness Trainers 2022 – British Columbia

Although we’ve been celebrating them for decades here at IMPACT – this is our fifth year officially recognizing Canada’s Top Fitness Instructors & Trainers. From year to year, we alternate between Top Fitness Trainers...
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Saskatchewan Marathon Skyline

2022 SaskMarathon Pays Respect to the Land and its Ancestors

Organized by the Saskatoon Road Runners Association (SRRA), the Saskatchewan Marathon has become a key part of the spring outdoor events season in Saskatoon....

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From early morning workouts to afternoon meetings, life moves at a fast pace. But that doesn’t mean you always have to be playing catch...

The Top 5 Films at VIMFF You Won’t Want to Miss...

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