3 Rules Every Runner Should Live By

"Just go run" didn't make the list.

“Just go run” didn’t make the list.

A lot of runners just run. Some run to get faster and more efficient, while others run through pain so they can claim to be injury-free. However, there is much more to being a runner than just simply running — and even more if you want to be a faster, more efficient, injury-free runner.

Sure, running is an important component in a marathon or half marathon training schedule, but if you talk to any respected coach, the phrase, “just run to log miles” is never going to come up in conversation.

We spoke with San Diego-based running coach Jennifer Gill about her three rules that runners should live by. As I suspected, “just go run” didn’t make the list.