Matt Lane

Matt Lane (born September 5, 1977) is an American middle-distance runner. Later he ran professionally for Nike. Lane was ranked as high as second in the US at the 3000 meters 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]

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 before becoming an attorney and professor at University of New Hampshire.


  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 Archived from the original on 2008-08-30. Retrieved 2009-11-09.