About Runner2Runner+

Runner2Runner+ offers year round training for athletes.  Want to stay in shape, improve in the off season, learn a new event. or train for a specific meet/goal? Then R2R+ is for you. Click on Contact Coach below photo, we would love to discuss how we can help!


Coach Howard Lao  D1 collegiate runner (#7 all time / 60 Hurdles) at the University of Washington. 

110 Hurdles State Champion / Former State Meet Record Holder

2010 Junior Olympics Regional Champ / Seventh at Nationals

4x Scholar Athlete + Varsity soccer 

Level I US Association of Track and Field coaching certification.

4 years varsity high school coach for Portland Public Schools (Cleveland HS).

Freelance photographer, covering multiple World Championships - HowLaoPhotography





          Hurdles, Strength and Conditioning

            Portland, Oregon (metro area)

                Contact Coach Lao


R2R coaches Bachelors of Science with a focus on Exercise Science.

Collegiate runner at Texas Tech University, cross country and track

Level I and II US Association of Track and Field coaching certification.

Developed and coached cross country and track teams since 1998.

Coached athletes and developed running events for Nike Sports Center - 12 years.

Developed and coached district wide programs for elementary/middle schools in Portland

and St. Louis.

Founding member and coach:Team Athena.

Co-founder, Women's Running Coaches Collective

International Running Consultant, China



Distance, Strength and Conditioning, Race Prep 

           The Woodlands, Texas 

            Contact Coach Hill

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