Running sober: “The feelings I used to numb with alcohol, I now control through running.”

November 30th, 2015 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

A few months ago, I put out a call looking for runners with a story to tell. Christa Davidson, a fellow Canadian runner I met via social media replied. Her positive attitude just came through from her…


I’m a new dad and got to celebrate my birthday with a 258-kilometre run

November 16th, 2015 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

Our blogger Noel Paine’s life is now filled with baby bottles, a burping infant and diapers. In the middle of this, he grabbed hold of an opportunity to celebrate his 40 years of life with…


Glad to be back running

July 30th, 2015 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View | No Comments »

This week’s blog is about a Canadian runner who has battled pain on and off the running path. Jordan Thoms Jordan is a 28-year-old teacher who also works at a Running Room in Ottawa…


In the trenches with a new running dad

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

My life changed dramatically in May when I became a dad and a new, small family member entered my house in the arms of my wife. This is an update from a new running…


Trail Blazer

July 8th, 2015 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

“Sometimes you just have to wander down the path less taken.” This week’s blog is about a Canadian runner who took on a 220K challenge and got to see a good chunk of the…


Jenna’s running story

June 25th, 2015 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

We all have a reason we run and a story to tell. This week’s blog is about the story of a young runner’s struggle with an anxiety disorder, weight, mental struggle and the beginning…


A view from an elite Canadian runner

June 18th, 2015 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

Today’s blog profile is of a Canadian runner I met because, of all things, an interest in sunglasses. Erin Burret is a 33-year-old runner, born and raised in Nanaimo, B.C. Living with her three…