the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track
the act of administering or being in charge of something
"he has responsibility for the running of two companies at the same time"
the state of being in operation
"the engine is running smoothly"
the act of running
traveling on foot at a fast pace
"he broke into a run"
"his daily run keeps him fit"
(American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
"the defensive line braced to stop the run"
"the coach put great emphasis on running"
- running play - running game
(of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing
"in running (or working) order"
"a functional set of brakes"
"cost of lumber per running foot"
executed or initiated by running
"running plays worked better than pass plays"
"took a running jump"
"a running start"
of advancing the ball by running
"the team's running plays worked better than its pass plays"
continually repeated over a period of time
"a running joke among us"
(of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream
"as mountain stream with freely running water"
"hovels without running water"