Matt Lane

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Matt Lane (born September 5, 1977) is an American middle-distance runner. Later he ran professionally for Nike. Lane was ranked as high as 2nd in the US at the 3000m by the USATF.[1]


Lane is a graduate of the class of 1996 of Yarmouth High School in Yarmouth, Maine. There he not only set the state record in cross country at the Augusta course (running 15:40 for 5K). He also participated in Playmakers and the Band. [clarification needed]

Life & Career[edit]

He appeared in the film 5000 Meters, about the 2004 Team for the Athens Olympic games, and was featured in a New York Times article.[2]

Lane lives in Portland, Maine with his wife, Erin Sullivan, and their daughter. Erin was an All-American at Stanford University and a two-time Foot Locker Cross-Country Champion. Erin and Matt help coach cross country and indoor track at Yarmouth High School.


  1. ^ "Matt Lane's Biography". USA Track & Field website. September 25, 2003. 
  2. ^ Bloom, Marc (December 8, 1995). "Cross-Country: Stage Is Set for a Renaissance Runner". NY Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  1. Dowling, Keith (April 8, 2005). "Interview with Matt Lane". Let's 
  2. Gambaccini, Peter. "Interview with Matt Lane". Runner's 
Dead links?
  1. [1] Five Thousand[dead link]
  2. [2] Run To[dead link]