Inside Lane

Johanna Gretschel brings you in-depth and personal athlete interviews, race analysis, and informed opinions on track, cross-country and road racing from a runner’s perspective.

Inside Lane: The Mindset of a 3:49 Miler

Johnny Gregorek talks about being in a world record race, taking down his father's mile mark, and his positive views on the new Olympic standards.

Inside Lane: Lessons From Frank Shorter

Introducing Inside Lane, Competitor Running's newest column by Johanna Gretschel covering elite track and cross country through in-depth athlete interviews, race analysis and op-ed pieces.