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2016

My Retreat: How Running is Key to John Stanton's Success

For John Stanton, President and Founder of the Running Room, being able to retreat and relax allows him to reflect, regenerate and look to the future – something he says is key to success.

By Wn.com

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May 2016

John Stanton was born to run

'Founder of the Running Room, John Stanton turned his hobby into a successful retail venture, and now coaches others to lead a healthier lifestyle'

By Alberta Venture Staff

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23 Dec, 2016

Have ears, will run: The job of a marathon pace bunny

'You do have to trust that they will get you to the finish line in that goal time. That's their job'

By Sara Fraser

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16 Oct, 2016

Running Room bets on expertise, community in e-commerce age

Running Room started in 1984 in a single location in Edmonton. More than 30 years later, the retailer is opening its 119th store in Toronto's Canary District. BNN's Paul Bagnell spoke to President and Founder John Stanton about the key to the company's ongoing expansion, even as the company deals with competitors and online retailers.

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30 May, 2016

Why Running Room is racing into Toronto’s new Canary District

As the President and Founder of Running Room, John Stanton is personally involved in choosing each of the company’s new store locations. He gives BNN an early look at Toronto’s newest neighbourhood, the Canary District, and explains why he chose the area for Running Room’s 119th store.

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30 May, 2016


Using jogging to curb smoking habit

The Running Room hopes to help people quit smoking by helping them learn to run 5 km

By Bill Kaufmann

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13 April, 2016

My Retreat presented by BMW

John Stanton, Founder & CEO - The Running Room

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6 April, 2016

Today's Leader

John Stanton, Founder & CEO - The Running Room

1 April, 2016

Run to Quit program

'A positive addiction': New program pushes people to quit smoking through running.

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6 March, 2016

Run to Quit program for smokers to expand

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13 January, 2016

Successful pilot sparks expanded running program for smokers trying to butt out

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13 January, 2016

Want to quit smoking? Try running, new program urges

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13 January, 2016

Run to Quit launch 2016

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13 January, 2016

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