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Gear Gab

This page is designed to give you tips and ideas on what we've experienced, liked and found helpful while participating in activities.  This list will give you a starting point on what to look for when seeking clothing, equipment, shoes and more that will maximize your fitness experience while attending MRACX events. Stay tuned as we'll regularly add new products. 


Urban Poling is focused on increasing mobility and function for every age, ability and fitness level. Through educational programs and uniquely designed poles, their mission is to help people realize that their full potential is not only achievable but also sustainable, by doing exactly what their body was designed to do – move. They aren’t shy about it. They want to be the best. Their drive comes from deeply rooted family values and a strong desire to create a healthier future for all. They have a passion to provide superior education and the highest performance poles to help you, "Walk Your Way to Better Health". 

To see their YouTube Video, click the link here:

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Icers/Traction Aids

Icers AKA traction aids are essential for your confidence and safety during winter/snow/ice trail activities. Khatoola brand icers have a great reputation and are the best on the market.  However, Khatoola are also the most expensive.  As long as you have a set of icers/traction aids you will be prepared for a winter hike.  Any brand that fits your budget is suitable. 

MRACX Bookstore

Time to rediscover Toronto's daily little pleasures with local author Nathalie Prezéau!  Toronto Best Urban Strolls includes this local author's 26 favourite walks, each one with tips for romantic outings, tips for family fun, tips for a shorter walk and 52 mini-walks in a bonus chapter.  This 256 page book retails for $24.99+tax, MRACX is selling it for $20 (includes tax).   Contact us at to arrange for pick up of your copy.  

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