204. Running and Track Etiquette - things you may not know
Marathon Running Podcast April 15, 202400:53:3649.08 MB

204. Running and Track Etiquette - things you may not know


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In this episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we dive deep into the nuances of track etiquette, marathon running etiquette, and general running etiquette alongside a seasoned running coach, Christ Knighton. Packed with valuable insights, we dissect various aspects of proper conduct on the track and the road.

We kick things off by examining lane usage etiquette, shedding light on the norms surrounding inner and outer lanes and the protocols for safely passing slower runners while maintaining respect for different paces. We also explore strategies for navigating a busy track, emphasizing the importance of sharing lanes harmoniously to minimize disruptions.

Transitioning to warm-up, cool-down, and direction protocols, we delve into the age-old debate of clockwise versus counterclockwise laps, discussing traditional practices and exceptions for high-traffic scenarios. In the realm of race etiquette, we outline strict rules for lane assignment, optimal passing techniques, and considerations regarding headphone usage to ensure safety and effective communication.

Whether you're a seasoned veteran or new to the running scene, this episode offers valuable insights and practical tips to ensure a smooth and enjoyable running experience for all. Tune in and elevate your running etiquette game today!



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