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! 

RunningLane Athlete Highlight: Billy Rose


Billy Rose has been a RunningLane athlete for almost five years now. His running career has featured a huge transformation. From 48 min 5k to a sub 19 min 5k, Billy has really come far. So far 2019 had been full of PRs for Billy. This fall Billy i...

The Perfection Problem: Trying to Play Catch-Up


In our first blog of our multi part series, The Perfection Problem: Fearing Fatigue we talked about the problems associated with not accepting fatigue as a normal piece of the training cycle. In this week’s post we want to talk about th...

The Perfection Problem: Fearing Fatigue


As athletes, we often get set on the idea of what the “perfect” training cycle, week, workout or race looks like. Many times our performance suffers when we expect perfection, try to force perfection or think our success is only realis...

The New RunningLane Races of 2019


2019 has been a big year for RunningLane, our coaching team is now conquering from both ends of the country in Bend, Oregon and Huntsville, AL and that has allowed us to expand our event locations. This year we have added three new events to our l...

Footwear Forward


Running is a pretty simple sport, with the proper shoes and some comfortable clothing you can pretty much take your sport anywhere. One of the keys to keeping the routine simple is having the right shoes. Your running shoes should be something tha...

Keeping Health, Fun and Speediness in a Balanced Race Schedule


Though RunningLane puts on events and does race timing, our primary job is to be the nerdiest most knowledgeable group of running coach geeks you know. We live for seeing our athletes find success at goal races, watching them improve and making su...

RunningLane Athlete Highlight: Andrea Kruszka


We love to brag on our RunningLane athletes and Andrea Kruszka is one that is easy to boast about. Beyond being a stellar athlete (Andrea ran a 1:23:04 half marathon this year in brutally cold temps!), she is a true inspiration. Last year Andrea w...

Coach Alana: Goals with an AND


I want to qualify for the Olympic trials... I want to make it to Boston… I want to qualify for State… I want to make the varsity team... While all these statements are acceptable goals to have they definitely fall short, and here i...

Do Treadmills Have a Place in My Training?


Whether you are a slave to the treadmill or view it as a torture device (aka the “dreadmill”) it is important to recognize that it does have a place in effective training. One of the most common questions we get as coaches is “Is...

Wild Thangs Trail Series


This week marks the kick off of our second year of the Wild Thangs Trail Series. If you didn’t get to participate last year, we want to let you know a little more about our summer series. There are 4 races total in the series with both short...


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!!!!