Our training programs and group runs are led by RRCA certified coaches and experienced runners.  Meet the coaches.

All of the programs require registration, and weekly check-ins when you attend.  Thank you for helping us follow nonprofit best practices.

Positive & Safe Sport Environment
The Lakeland Runners Club is committed to offering safe programs and activities. Our programs are designed for athletes to enjoy a welcoming and respectful environment where diversity is actively embraced. At any age, we strive for athletes to use the skills they’ve learned to contribute to the well-being of their communities.

Additional Resources for Parents
Our volunteer coaches are trained to protect young athletes from abuse through the Safe Sport Act training.   Free resources are available for preschool through high school athletes and their parents and are designed to cover the issues of misconduct in sport and helps parents ensure their children have a positive and safe sport experience.

Spring Ahead 5k Training

a 10-week program offered in the spring and designed for beginners to gradually build up their running ability so that they can complete a 5k (3.1 mile) race.
Mar - May

Step Up to 10k Training

a 12-week program designed for runners who want to go to gradually build their endurance and experience so they can complete at 10k (6.2 mile) race.
Aug - Nov

Kids Run Club - FREE

for children aged 5 and up.

This program meets on Tuesdays at 5:00 PM during the school year.
Sep - May

Middle School Development

for 5th through 8th graders.
This program meets in summer and builds skills for cross country, or general endurance running.  The program wraps up each year at the end of October after the state middle school meet.

Hill Run - FREE

This group meets on Thursdays to run the Lake Hollingsworth west hills.
There are a total of 10 hills if you do them all (7.3 miles) but you can do as many as you like and return to Johnson Avenue at any point.

Speed Workout - FREE

Open to all ability levels, this group meets on Tuesdays for a specific speed plan that builds over a period of time in support of one of the LRC races. The workouts will vary weekly but the fun and hard work are a constant.