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! 

Coach Myles: Knowing Your Body


Rule number one of competitive running is that somethings are going to be very uncomfortable.  The challenge is deciding when your muscles are just screaming because they’re tired of working so hard, and when there is something physic...

Coach Myles: Running Shoes


Sports can be expensive.  Thankfully running is not in that upper cost echelon, especially for frugal people (like me).  But as the cost of running shoes has gone up in the last decade, trying to stretch the dollar along all the miles we...

Coach Myles: Hydration in Hot Weather


Honing Your Hydration in Hot and Humid Habitats   There may be no more simultaneously disgusting and rewarding feeling in the world than finishing up a run when the heat index is in the triple digits.  The feeling of my running shorts dr...

Hot Wing Runner: Pinhoti 100


Pinhoti 100-Ed's Fudgesicles The forecast had reducing chances of rain each day and predicted the rain would taper late Saturday with nice fall like temps with lows in the 50's overnight and daytime high's in the upper 60's. About the only thing ...

@RunnerBeck: Fall Running Campaign


Well, it has been a long time since I reported back on running, life, and family. A lot has happened and changed in each one of those categories so I will try to keep the content simple and sweet. My wife, Kelley, switched over to working weekday...

Hot Wing Runner: Barkley Fall Classic


Barkley Fall Classic-To Beat a Kid Dewayne Satterfield and Laz 6 am, a trumpet sounds. 1 hour till race start. Squat on the ground, jiggle my stomach and command those foul demon turds to come forth. Nothing. Ten hours earlier ...

5 Most Underrated Run-cations


Where to go to kickstart your training!      Ask any runner to name the best places to go run and the top-5 best running cities will flow forth without fail: Boulder, CO; Flagstaff, AZ; Mammoth Lakes, CA; Asheville, NC; and th...

@RunnerBeck: Live Well, Run Well


July 13 – 31 These past several weeks have been very good, yet busy. We have made some great changes in our family life, my training has been the strongest it has been since I’ve started back, and I’m finally adapting to my new ...

My new blog: Family and Running


My name is Beck Mitchell and I have been a RunningLane athlete since 2013. That intro sounds like I’m at an AA meeting, but I guess I am posting on a running blog so it’s not too abstract… I am a husband, father, work in the co...

Knowing the Signs (3 of 14)


What’s working for you and what’s not.  They say when you fall in love ‘you just know it.’  I can’t argue with that!  So when you find a food group your body loves, you’re absolutely going to kno...

Will Christian

I was a 2:27 marathoner that seemed to have hit the ceiling. It seemed that I couldn't break that time. I ran a 2:20 marathon this past fall and a big reason for that success was due to coaching and guidance. Coaching is like having a second set of eyes on a problem.

As an active duty service member we are taught "Attention to Detail." I was focusing on my stronger attributes while neglecting my weaker ones. My personal coach pointed a few things out and changed a few of my workouts and like magic; I smashed my PR in the marathon.