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We love to use this page to discuss current running world events and races, share information and highlight people in the RunningLane community! Feel free to ask questions, make comments and use this page as an open discussion. 

Marathon Fueling Guidelines

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Fueling for 26.2 miles can be an intimidating task. At this distance, it is not just about the preparation of your legs. One must also have a nutrition strategy dialed in. We want to provide some basic guidelines that you can use towards your own ...

Recovery Runs

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Recovery mileage is perhaps one of the least talked about subjects but the bulk of our weekly mileage. In a world where we are data driven to the extreme, it makes sense to talk about what we are doing the majority of time in our training. So what...

Places to Run Huntsville: John Hunt Cross Country Park

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John Hunt Cross Country Park  This September, the City of Huntsville opened up the newly redone John Hunt Cross Country Park. This is not just any cross country course, but it is one of the premier running spots in Alabama. This was no short...

Racing Shoes: How Footwear Makes a Difference

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Just two weeks back, we all sat amazed at watching not only the first man break 2 hours in the marathon but also the women’s world record going down after 16 years. One common factor in both performances was the type of racing shoe both athl...

The Role of Cadence

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Forefoot, midfoot, heel strike… There are so many schools of thought out there when it comes to footstrike however, there is not enough of an emphasis on the solution to many running related injuries that are often played off as a foot stri...

Thoughts from the Road: Finding Strength in Numbers

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Fall has always been my favorite time of year, and no matter how old I get I still classify it as “cross country” season.  Cross country season has me reminiscing on collegiate memories, friends and experiences. Running may be hig...

RunningLane Athlete Highlight: Kelly & Patrick Moise

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Kelly and Patrick Moise both started with RunningLane earlier in 2019. They are an extremely fun and energetic couple, that have really inspired each other with their running. Both love to engage in events within the running community and seek opp...

Cross Training Guide

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Injury is awful, and sometimes soreness turning to pain is an unavoidable part of training. We do many things to mitigate our chances of injury, but sometimes it still happens. Often we have two options. We either stay sedentary when we are unable...

Pre-Run Warm Up Drills

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Too many times we roll out of bed and bust out the door for our morning runs. This leaves us feeling lethargic, stiff and uncoordinated. After long sedentary periods our brain is not efficient in communicating to our muscles and the neuromuscular ...

Seeing Training Success with a Wide View Lens

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Are you guilty of using the narrow lens when thinking about your training? It is easy to do in a sport that is very much (and maybe too much) data driven. Many runners view the success of their weeks by seeing if they completed the mileage, or the...

Dave

I've been running since April of 2011, and I got into it mostly for weight loss purposes.  I quickly realized that I loved running and became interested in getting better and setting goals.  Each season brings different challenges, and I like being coached by people that coach me based on my personal goals, rather than a generic website that makes us all one type of runner.  RunningLane is perfect for runners seeking specific training tailored to their own personal goals.