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2015 Women's Road Shoe Review

Womens Shoe Review

14 Women’s running shoes that will have you burning up the pavement

IMPACT put its elite test team to work for you, running the top shoe brands through Ontario’s harsh winter and the unusual tropical conditions in Alberta and B.C. We have 14 women’s shoes that were put through their paces by runners with elite race pedigree. Here’s key data on every pair and our team’s independent assessments. There’s a pair here for you. Which shoe will you be taking to the startline?

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2015 Men's Road Shoe Review

Mens Shoe Review

15 Men’s running shoes that will have you ready to race

IMPACT put its elite test team to work for you, running the top shoe brands through Ontario’s harsh winter and the unusual tropical conditions in Alberta and B.C. We have 15 men’s shoes that were put through their paces by runners with elite race pedigree. Here’s key data on every pair and our team’s independent assessments. There’s a pair here for you. Which shoe will you be taking to the startline?

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A Dash of Colour

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Running wear that animates your life

Brands: 2XU, adidas, Altra, ASICS, Brooks, CA12345, Columbia, Craft, Skechers, MEC, Merrell, Mizuno, Montrail, Mountain Hardwear, New Balance, Nike, Pearl Izumi, Saucony, Zoot

Models: Alex Bymoen, Will Maxwell, Rachael McIntosh, Katelyn Lehner, Jenna Westaway

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Racing in Step

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Training partners Eric Gillis and Reid Coolsaet team up to challenge the world's marathon elites

BY CHRIS WELNER
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY NEW BALANCE & DEAN PALMER

There's a mythic image of a marathoner pounding pavement at 6 a.m., alone on a cold dark road, logging endless solitary kilometres, building base, teaching the heart and lungs to deliver energy to spring-loaded legs.

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The Ultimate Jornet

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Extraordinary Mountain Runner Plants His Flag Atop World's Highest Peaks

BY DAVID STEELE
PHOTOGRAPHY BY STEVEN GNAM AND JORDI SARAGOSSA

Clad in talus, snow fences and bare rock, Montana's Lone Peak looks more suited for skiing down than running up. But the 300 people who start in the dark this September morning look underdressed for skiing. Their mission for the next two days is chasing Kilian Jornet Burgada up and down this mountain to see who can capture second place.

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