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Travelling the World with IMPACT

30 top fitness travel destinations from IMPACT Magazine over 3 decades.
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Actually, She is a Publisher

Elaine Kupser celebrated as IMPACT Magazine turns 30.

The Covers – The Story

Honouring the faces that have inspired IMPACT readers for 30 years.

A Guide to Bikepacking

The concept of bikepacking has been around for as long as people have been riding bikes, but the term is quickly becoming more popular. Bikepacking is, essentially, strapping everything you need to spend the...
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Tripping on the Wild Side

A wildlife biologist once told me that you’re more apt to smell a moose long before you see it. That wasn’t the case for me one summer afternoon two years ago when I was...
Erica Wiebe

Erica Wiebe, Canada’s Olympic Sweetheart

An Olympic gold medalist reflects on her past and current Olympic journey with IMPACT Magazine. On August 18, 2016, Erica Wiebe woke before her alarm and threw up in the toilet. It was the second...

Canadians to Watch at Tokyo 2020

The Games are on! We’re proud to present our list of medal contenders but we all know that anything can happen at the Olympics. Who are your top picks? We know for sure that...

IMPACT Picks for the Best Outdoor Podcasts

The world of audio storytelling has been getting larger and larger. There’s a huge variety of show formats now from one-on-one interviews and deep conversations, to audio storytelling with original reporting. The outdoor world...
Jerry Kappel

Lifelong Passion for Whitewater

Ask Jerry Kappel how he is faring, and his response is invariably the same: “Good, always good!” The octogenarian kayaker is not just being polite. At 81, Kappel’s joie de vivre knows no bounds....
Erica Van Vlack

A Healing Journey

When the pandemic hit in the spring of 2020, Erica Van Vlack quit her job as a personal trainer at a gym in Whitehorse, Yukon. She was newly pregnant, and as someone who, in...
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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...