Outline of running

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to running:

Running – means of rapidly traveling on foot, in which at regular points during the running cycle both feet are off the ground. Running is a key component to a number of sporting events typically in the realm of road racing, track and field or triathlon.

Nature of running[edit]

Running can be described as:

Forms of running[edit]

The Minnesota state high school cross country meet, with Elliott Heath and Hassan Mead leading.

Running sports events[edit]

Running venues[edit]

Running equipment[edit]

Injury prevention[edit]

Physiology of running[edit]

Running injuries[edit]

History of running[edit]

History of running

Running organizations[edit]

Persons influential in running[edit]

Previous world record holder Asafa Powell leading a race.

Great Britain[edit]



  • Hicham El Guerrouj – current holder of the 1500 metres, mile and outdoor 2000 metres world records, as well as a double Olympic gold medalist. Ran the mile in 3:43.13 in Rome in 1999.

New Zealand[edit]


United States[edit]

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

  • Outline of running at Curlie
  • Wikisource Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "running" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 23 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 853–854.