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Smooth and Fast

Women much better at keeping a consistent running pace

BY JENS JAKOB ANDERSEN

 

Danish research has revealed that women outperform men in distance running because they are better at maintaining a consistent and controlled pace. Research shows that both men and women excel if they maintain a steady pace and they reap certain health benefits with this kind of running.

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Top Rated Races

Top Rated Races

IMPACT Magazine has partnered with MyNextRace.com to enhance The 2014 Race Source Guide, Canada’s longest running published event calendar. The partnership now gives IMPACT readers access to more than 20,000 events in a searchable database online at impactmagazine.ca.

We asked Katie Toomsalu at MyNextRace.com to analyze its unique Banana Rating system to narrow the field and offer up three Top Rated Races that participants go bananas over. Here are nine of MyNextRace.com’s top rated Alberta, B.C.  and Ontario events.

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Welcome to Your New Winter Running Routine

Short Fast Hot

BY MATT CLOUT

Canadian winters can be unbear­able at times, making winter running downright dangerous. Sometimes the treadmill, or dreadmill, is the only option available. Taking your running indoors can be extremely effective during those long, cold, dark months.

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Budget rooms for runners

Universities Offer Budget Rooms for Runners

BY JEAN SORENSON

University residences empty in April and for rates as low as $35 per night, runners can find safe and clean accommodation on campuses almost anywhere in the country.

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Flat and Fast

Targetting Toronto Waterfront Marathon could be ticket to a PB

BY BRUCE RAYMER

Several of my athletes over the years have chosen the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon as their goal race, to which I’m always delighted (especially if they’re using it as a qualifier of some kind)

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Tall Man Slow Man

Runner learns to Take height In Stride

BY COLEMAN MOLNAR

There is one constant in my life, and people love to remind me of it. Often, it’s people I don’t even know.

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