Running was a surprise gift for Jan Mohler. A tragic loss for a co-worker led Jan to volunteer and raise funds for the Leukemia Society which lead to a meeting with a Team in Training and LRC running coach. 20 years and a bunch of adventures later, and Jan is still lifting others’ spirits with a smile and encouragement.
A runner for the past 40 years, Kenny Greenwell still has big goals at age 72. Kenny ran his first marathon in 1984 in Louisville, KY and finished his 100th in Louisville in 2018. He’s now targeting a half marathon goal of 100, and Kenny is giving himself eight years to finish the last 31 13.1 events.
Kaelani completed all 10 LRC races in 2019, winning overall female at the Aching Quad Challenge and Double Down 5k, and placing in her age group in the other events. Leone also became a certified RRCA running coach in 2019, and volunteers with the LRC as a coach for the LRC Kids Run Club. In 2020 Kaelani trained for and completed her first marathon, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon, in 2:55:30.
Getting to Know Lakeland Lakeland is the largest city along Interstate 4 between Tampa and Orlando. Fittingly, the dominant feature in Lakeland is the city’s many lakes, including 38 that are named and many others that are not. The centerpiece
A two-time Olympica Marathon Trials Qualifer, Lakeland runner Jon Mott set a personal record (PR) 2:18:03 and won the Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon on Dec 13, 2020. In 2017, Mott won the Detroit Free Press Marathon in 2:22. You can find Jon running the Lake Hollingsworth area most mornings and afternoons.
As we have for the past 42 years, the Lakeland Runners Club is planning to hold their flagship 5k on Mother’s Day weekend in 2021. While the pandemic will change some elements of the race from recent years, we are
The LRC offers community speed workouts and a hill run. These are supplemental components of a full training program. When you read the excerpt below, keep in mind that Steve coaches athletes that train 6-7 days a week, so if
The Lakeland Runners Club (LRC) is pleased to announce the 2021 board of directors who are eager to serve our community and fulfill our mission to promote running and fitness for runners of all ages and abilities. We welcome four
Our Coaches Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Certified Coaches work with runners and emphasize the use of intelligent training plans that are based on a scientific body of knowledge and designed to help runners achieve their goals while minimizing the
2020 has been a year, hasn’t it? Since the Lakeland Runners Club (LRC) is unable to hold the annual meeting/Christmas party indoors safely this year because of COVID-19, we found another way to come together in fellowship as a club