Runners Etiquette

May 22, 2014  |   Blogs,Business Etiquette,Protocol   |     |   0 Comment

Runners Etiquette Running is a fairly new sport for me.  I took it up a couple of years ago and have completed a number of 5k and 10k running events.  I’m excited to be participating in the upcoming Ottawa Race weekend, where I will be running in the 10k event.  My husband is a marathon runner and usually runs the Ottawa Marathon each year, but he has also signed up for this year’s 10k so that he can run it with me! No doubt he will push me to my full potential. Running is a part of our lives.  Along this journey, I have gained valuable knowledge with respect to running etiquette and the importance, whether one is a beginner or experienced runner, of respecting the “rules of the road” during your race. Here are some of the ‘do’s and don’ts’ of runners etiquette to keep in mind for anyone entering a race - whether it is a 5K, 10K, half-marathon or full marathon: Runners Etiquette Do’s: Move to the side if someone behind you says “excuse me” or “on your right/left.”  The person behind you is giving you a heads ...

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