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Escape the City

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From the concrete jungle to the great outdoors, it only takes a few moments to fade into the foliage and boy, do we have the clothes for that.

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Wealth of Talent

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Canada’s top athletes take on the Commonwealth in Scotland

By Louise Hodgson-Jones

The road to Rio will run through Glasgow for many of Canada’s top summer athletes.

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Marathon: IMPOSSIBLE

The Barkley Marathons is a brutal test of endurance through the unforgiving Tennessee mountains

By NICKI REHN

In a tiny state park tucked away in the Tennessee hills, there is an obscure race that has stolen my heart and soul. I have stood at the start line of the Barkley Marathons twice, but I have never finished, and I probably never will. In fact, in its 28-year history no woman has ever finished. It is the impossible race and I am inexplicably hooked.

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Iron Roads

 

Via ferrata take hikers high into mountain adventures

By Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

With Weak knees and short breaths, a harness snug around your hips, you grip two metal bars on a steep rock face and gaze at the breath-taking views below.

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Athletes with IMPACT

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Clara’s Big Ride Bringing Big Change

Retired Olympic star’s 12,000K cycling journey gets Canada talking about mental health

By JUDY MONCHUK

Six-time Olympian Clara Hughes apparently didn’t get the memo that retirement means slowing down.

 

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Running from the Darkness

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Fleet Feet Keep Marathoner One Step Ahead of Addiction

By LAUREN McGILLVRAY

There was a time when, desperate for his next fix, Shawn Davies would break into a run on the way to his dealer’s house in downtown Toronto. He’d hope for cocaine but if that wasn’t available, he’d take what he could get. Davies still runs Toronto’s streets, but now he pushes toward a different destination, with the legs and lungs of a healthy athlete.

 

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