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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 title sponsor, Servus Credit Union, is creating exciting new energy...

Running in the Metaverse

Let’s go for a run… in the metaverse. Thanks to a new app you now can run in the real world while powering your avatar across 50+ virtual courses.The app—Klocked—is brought to the metaverse...

A Unique Running Companion

Shanda Hill and her four-year old goat. Runners have long kept animal companions. Most common are trail dogs; ultra runner Chris McDougall runs with his rescue donkey Sherman; then there’s Vernon, B.C.’s Shanda Hill and...

Discover Canada’s Newest Sports Experience

Decathlon’s model of making sports accessible to all is creating waves across Canada.
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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. And in 2022, participants can choose to run virtually between...

Nature Rx

Doctors in parts of Canada have another tool in their nature prescription kit. They can now prescribe Parks Canada’s Discovery Pass to patients as it joins an existing initiative designed to get more people...

The Future Generation of Fitness

Brett Roberts has a teen CrossFit class in Charlottetown, P.E.I. that’s filled with girls. Oh, boys are welcome to train, but these young ladies have been inspired by the exploits of Anikha Greer, a...

IMPACT Book Reviews

From the kitchen to the forest, to the lab, to the arena, these books dish out both knowledge and entertainment. IMPACT reviewers offer their take on five new titles from Canadian writers. AN ECOLOGY OF...

Samsung Galaxy Smartwatches Designed to Help You Live Better

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 up. With the Galaxy Watch4 Series, staying on top of...

Crisis in Afghanistan Inspires Local Filmmakers to Release Film to the World for Free

On Feb.21, 2022, local filmmakers, Kate McKenzie & Martin Parnell will release their documentary film, The Secret Marathon to stream publicly for the first time on Vimeo. The award-winning documentary film tells the story...
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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...
Royal Victoria Marathon Participants

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...