The Runner's Rule Book

Everything a Runner Needs to Know--And Then Some

by Mark Remy, The Editors of Runner's World
Hardcover, 176 pages
October 2009
$17.99 / $22.99 Can
About the Book

Every sport has rules. Running is no exception. If you’re curious, just visit the Web site of USA Track & Field, the sport’s governing body, where you’ll find detailed dictates on everything from disqualification to bib-number placement to the caliber of the starter’s pistol.

But what about the everyday rules of running? The unspoken ones that pertain to the lingo, behavior, and etiquette that every seasoned runner seems to know and every newbie needs to learn? Veteran

About the Author

Mark Remy lives, runs, and writes in eastern Pennsylvania, where he is the executive editor of He has run 15 marathons, including 5 Bostons, with a personal best time of 2:46. (Note: He ran that 2:46 in 1999; see Rule 1.51, page 54.)

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