An Overview of Track Running
Track running can include sprint events such as the 100m, 200m, Hurdles, 400m, and Relay as well as longer endurance events such as the 1500m, Steeplechase, 5000m, and 10000m.
Regular running can reduce your risk of chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke. It can also boost your mood and keep your weight under control. Running also helps to get rid of excessive adrenalin and other stress hormones, boosts your mood and keeps you fit.
Take the first step by finding your local club on the British Athletics website, with over 1,400 throughout the country.
For track running you will need some running spikes.
- The event was introduced into the Games in 1896 for the first modern Olympiad
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