Son of famous drummer shows talent for steeplechase

February 10th, 2016 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

Meet Aric Van Halen. This son of  Van Halen drummer, Alex Van Halen, didn’t inherit his dad’s talent for music. Instead, he shines on the track. Aric Van Halen is 26, from Los Angeles…


The voice behind the microphone: What it’s like to host a race

February 2nd, 2016 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

This week, our blogger Noel Paine is telling the story of a runner from the east coast of Canada who he’s had the privilege of knowing for many years.  Mark Stein Mark Stein, with a voice familiar…


When the running community brings friends together

January 25th, 2016 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

Running can so often bring people from different vocations, tax brackets and backgrounds together just through the mutual love of running. This week, I’m writing about a Canadian runner who kindled a running friendship with an…


Running with a different view of things

January 12th, 2016 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

This week, I bring to you a profile on a Canadian runner who brings the perspective of someone who feels more than he sees on the runs. Todd MacAusland MacAusland is a married 44-year-old dad…


Going out with a long run at the Comrades Marathon

January 4th, 2016 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

This week’s blog is about a friend taking on an epic challenge this spring. Andrea Moritz Andrea is a 48-year-old runner who also goes by Andi, Bintou or Crash (a nickname she earned while…


From Newfoundland and Labrador with love: Heidi Perry

December 28th, 2015 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

Blogger Noel Paine profiles young Newfoundland runner Heidi Perry – definitely on Santa’s nice list for her fundraising efforts.


Struggling as a running dad

December 22nd, 2015 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

My training and running has changed forever. Like your first marathon, you really don’t know what to expect despite all the reading and research you did. That is how I felt about becoming a…