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Drafting Etiquette

Posted on March 12th, 2020
Tags: drafting, running, community, race, racing, runner, interurban running club,

Drafting is part of the reality of racing. However, just because drafting on another runner is legal doesn’t mean there are no standards of etiquette to follow. Recognizing the advantage that the runner you’re drafting on is providing you goes a long way toward keeping the running community friendly and welcoming. As someone who’s raced more than 700 times, I’ve compiled a list of rules to follow to keep drafting civil. Note that these guidelines are nothing official—just ideas out of my own head. I put these thoughts together for the Interurban Running Club in 2010 back when I…

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