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Road Safety

Eventually we will have to add a page to the Resource Center covering this topic more thoroughly but for now let me think this out.  I am often horrified to drive down the road and see runners plodding out in traffic when a sidewalk is 3 feet to their right.

Starting now we're launching a campaign we're calling "Run In the Grass."  Maybe it will only be on our site but I'm determined to do everything I can to encourage people to stay out of the traffic lanes.  Run on the birm, in the dirt, in the grass, on the sidewalk, behind the guardrail.  

Run where ever you can but for your own safety, do NOT run in the lane of traffic.

There is so much going on inside a car - dealing with traffic, maintaining speed, and peripheral stuff like the radio or other people.  It's a lot to watch and unfortunately people aren't looking for runners.  I'm tired of seeing runners and cyclists killed.  

Do your part to protect yourself: Run in the Grass.

 

--Brandon, CEO of RunningLane

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Mariah

If this time last year someone would have said to me, "By April 2016 you'll have run 3 5Ks and will be running 15 miles every week (and enjoying it!)," I'd have laughed and made a joke about being chased by a scary clown. But, here I am, just finished my 3rd 5K with a time a little bit better than the last.  I'm really glad RunningLane encourages beginners. As someone who has never run or even been very athletic, it's nice to have guidance and a place to get my questions answered. Big thanks to my coach, Michael for setting me up with a program that I can stick with and challenges me.  My program is just that…mine.  It is tailored to my fitness level and ability and having someone to check in with each week keeps me accountable. It’s working!  In 14 weeks with my coach and RunningLane my BMI has dropped 5 points, my cholesterol went from over 200 to 165, and my resting heart rate has lowered because my heart is healthier and happier!  Thank you, RunningLane!