Discussion Board

Welcome to the RunningLane discussion board!  

Feel free to post your questions, thoughts, motivations, or personal stories for others to discuss.  Our coaches will monitor the board and try to give you feedback but we strongly encourage our community to also reach out to each other. 

Race directors: Please post any upcoming events with your city and registration information.

Warning: This is a PUBLIC board and may not always reflect the wishes or ideals of Progression Athletics Group.   If you post, please keep it clean or we'll remove you! 

What it Takes to Qualify for Boston in 2020


Right on Hereford, Left on Boylston and four blocks to run to the finish This route is something only a handful of runners ever get to do. Qualifying for the Boston Marathon is one of the more prestigious accomplishments in the running community....

A Viewers Guide to Boston 2019


In a week, over 30,000 runners take to the streets in Boston from Hopkinton to Copley Square. Over 500,000 spectators will watch runners affiliated with charities, Boston qualifiers and elite runners battle their way over 26.2 miles. The Boston ma...

RunningLane Athlete Highlight: Sam Lasseter


Sam Lasseter is one of the most enthusiastic people in our local running community. He loves to encourage others in their running, and he know how to put his head down and work hard on his own goals. Sam provides some great insight on the love o...

3 Tips for being Race Day Ready


When we pin on the bib and lace our racing shoes, there is a lot more to being ready to conquer the day than just our training leading up to the line. Physical fitness is only part of the battle. You like to train? That’s nice. Chances are a...

The Fear in Flexibility


Why runners need to become more adaptable   By nature, us distance runners tend to be creatures of habit. We are some of the most pattern oriented people that exist. It is how we have developed consistency and even great success. We have dev...

What are strides and why should you add them to your routine?


Though as distance runners, our primary focus is aerobic development, there is a lot more to training than just easy running. Our biomechanics and our ability to run fast and efficiently is also extraordinarily important. Perhaps this is one of th...

RunningLane Athlete Highlight: Kelsey Hodges


At RunningLane we don’t get to boast about our athletes enough. This week we are highlighting Kelsey Hodges. Kelsey has been a RunningLane athlete for about the last 8 months. This past December Kelsey qualified for the Olympic Marathon Tr...

Recovery Tool Review


The workout may be finished when you stop your run, but your preparation for the next run has just begun. The mission: Recovery. Training smart doesn’t just mean, having a good plan to follow, it also means recovering well so that you can r...

Eagle Ridge Weekend Recap


  This weekend, we hosted the 2nd Annual Eagle Ridge 50k, half marathon and 5k at the beautiful Guntersville State Park. Guntersville State Park is a 6,000+ acre park with over 30 miles of single track trails. Lake Guntersville State ...

5 Steps Every Runner Should be Taking to Reduce Injury Risk


There is no secret potion to running health. If there was, you bet the creator would be a millionaire. Athletes and runners in particular happen to be quite unpleasant when their form of active stress relief is taken from them. If you deny this, a...


My coach, Brandon, has really motivated me to get into shape.  He gave me a simple walking plan and eventually I was jogging!  I was able to work into my busy schedule....and with two kids and working full-time, that is a hard thing to do.  Over time I’ve been able to go longer distances and I am looking forward to doing my first 5K this spring.  Thank You RunningLane!!!!