Track workouts are a great way to increase speed, work on running form, and, as my coach likes to remind me, build mental toughness. Running on the track can be challenging and not just thanks to the workout. With all the lines, lanes, numbers, and runners, it can be difficult to figure out how to run on a track!

For the most part, all you really need to do to is be aware of others on the track and practice common courtesy. However, there are a couple of best practices to follow that will help you stay safe and enjoy your workout.