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Riding Over Cancer

SO14 Texas02

Students bike from Austin to Anchorage on an epic journey to fight deadly illness

BY MARISSA TIEL

Through rain, sun and wind, up mountain ranges and across prairies, 24-year-old Courtney Schutze rode every kilometre from Texas to Alaska for her father, who died last summer after a battle with a blood cancer.

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Run Simple, Run Long, Run Fast

Matt Cecill

Victoria athlete claims two course records in two weeks

BY MARISSA TIEL

When Matt Cecill needed to log training mileage for a 120 mile ultra in B.C this summer, he picked a DIY route.

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7 Marathons; 7 Continents

kristendesouza

15-year-old phenom completes epic race journey in 88 days

BY LAUREN MACGILLIVRAY 

If you think running a marathon is challenge worth conquering, imagine running seven marathons on seven continents in 88 days.

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Canada's Only World Record Marathoner

Maureen Mancuso

In 1967, when females were told they couldn’t compete, a Toronto teen stirred controversy

BY DOUG WILLIAMS

These days, Maureen Mancuso doesn't run long distances. At 60, she can't imagine doing a marathon. She'd rather stick to 5K or 10K runs and perhaps a half-marathon if she feels adventurous. She runs only for fun and pays no attention to her times.

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The 2014 IMPACT Sockie Awards

IMPACT’s Test Team hit the streets and trails with an arsenal of new socks, logging hundreds of kilometres in eight of the best running socks on the market. Over two months, our testers ran them through mud and sweat, heat and stress and, finally, through the wash to see how they stood up. Here’s how our team rated each sock and their no-holds barred comments for IMPACT’s inaugural great sock off. And The Sockies go to . . .

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