Athletics – Safety rules in running



Welcome to class!

In today’s class, we’re going to dive into the world of running and explore some important safety rules. Whether you’re running for fun or in a race, safety always comes first.

Athletics – Safety rules in running

Running is a fantastic way to stay active and healthy, but we must run safely to avoid accidents or injuries.

Safety Rules in Running:

Safety Rules in Running

Warm-Up: Always start with a warm-up. Stretch your muscles gently to get them ready for action. It’s like waking up your body.

Proper Footwear: Wear the right shoes for running. They should fit well and provide good support to your feet. This helps prevent blisters and injuries.

Look Ahead: When you run, look where you’re going. Pay attention to the path in front of you to avoid tripping on obstacles.

Safety Rules in Running

Stay Hydrated: Drink water before and after your run, especially on hot days. Staying hydrated helps your body work its best.

Running Surface: Choose a safe place to run. Sidewalks, tracks, and parks are good options. Avoid running in the middle of the road.

Follow Traffic Rules: If you have to cross the street while running, always use crosswalks and obey traffic signals. Look left and right before crossing.

Athletics - Safety rules in running

Buddy System: It’s safer to run with a friend or family member, especially in less crowded areas. You can watch out for each other.

Listen to Your Body: If you ever feel tired, dizzy, or in pain while running, stop and take a break. Your body is telling you to rest.

Sun Protection: If you’re running in the sun, wear sunscreen and a hat to protect your skin from the sun’s rays.

Road Safety: If you run near roads, always run facing traffic. This way, you can see cars coming towards you.

Running is a wonderful way to stay active, but it’s essential to run safely. These safety rules are like your running buddies, keeping you safe and sound.


Why is it important to warm up before going for a run? Explain the benefits of a proper warm-up.


Imagine you are running in a park, and you need to cross a road to continue your run. Describe the steps you would take to safely cross the road while following the safety rules discussed in class.

We have come to the end of today’s class. I hope you enjoyed the class!

In the next class, we shall be discussing Simple jump – basic rules of jumping.

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