Outline of running

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 runningEdit

Running can be described as:

Forms of runningEdit

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

Running sports eventsEdit

Running venuesEdit

Running equipmentEdit

Injury preventionEdit

Physiology of runningEdit

Running injuriesEdit

History of runningEdit

History of running

Running organizationsEdit

Persons influential in runningEdit

Previous world record holder Asafa Powell leading a race.

Great BritainEdit



  • 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 ZealandEdit


United StatesEdit

See alsoEdit


External linksEdit

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