How can I be a better runner is a regular question for a coach, and we have spent many episodes discussing the mental and physical aspects of training. In this episode, we take a very practical approach and cover some unwritten rules of running, what we call running etiquette.
First, we should point out that all of these answers are open for discussion. These opinions were formed under two very different introductions to running by two very different personalities, but the big takeaway from just about every lesson is to respect those around you.
We start with some situations that arise when running solo, like:
We then move to some clear rules to follow when training on a track:
Next, we slide into the world of running with others. We discuss:
Finally, we discuss race etiquette. We debate about:
We had a great time putting this episode together and hope you can gain some insight, or at least a laugh or two out of the episode. Remember, when in doubt, be kind to those around you as we are all part of the same running community.
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