In becoming a new dad, I’m learning to balance life’s responsibilities

August 31st, 2016 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

In becoming a new dad, Noel Paine is learning that certain hobbies– including running– have to take the back seat.


Becoming a dad changed my running for the better

June 17th, 2016 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

I’ve been a runner for almost 30 years now. While I wouldn’t say that I define myself by running, it is my passion and it does take up a lot of my life: running […]


Conquering disability: How one visually impaired runner will race Ottawa to qualify for Boston

May 9th, 2016 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | 1 Comment »

Despite his disability, this Ottawa man is running the Ottawa Marathon in hopes to qualify for Boston.


Getting back to running after vowing to never do it again

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

Noel Paine talks with another runner and blogger who is training for Canada’s biggest marathon in Ottawa in May. it always seems impossible until it’s done. // 12km w/ 6x1200m @ 4:30 ⭐️? A photo […]


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.


Elana Meyer: A South African blast from the past

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

“My best days still start with a run in the mountains – I run for good health, energy, and to clear my head!” — Elana Meyer If you remember such things as telephones that […]


Running among the clouds

December 11th, 2015 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

“I will just run along the clouds.”- Bryan Carroll Sometimes life brings the daily run to a grinding halt. That happens to the best of us despite the fact that it’s often our friendly […]


Catching up with Trevor Hofbauer

December 3rd, 2015 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | 2 Comments »

Our blogger Noel Paine reaches out to one young Canadian runner to chat about qualifying for the world half-marathon championships.  In late fall/ early winter, many are looking back on what they achieved this […]


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 […]