The Law of Running is the first and only podcast that helps runners and joggers understand their legal rights -- not only while running and jogging also but during races, in the gym, when working with coaches, and when volunteering.
Episode 9: Around Railroad Tracks, Runners Are Trespassers
Most railroad tracks are private property or travel across private property. Runners face both legal liability and personal injury when they go there. When runners get injured while running on or around railroad tracks, chances are slim they can win in court.
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Episode 8: Runners As Trespassers? Not So Fast
This is the second in a series of episodes on how the law of trespassing intersects with the sport of running. In this episode, attorney Steve Aggergaard explains why being on private property does not automatically make runners trespassers.www.lawofrunning.com
Episode 7: After Ahmaud Arbery's Death, Exploring the Right of Self-Defense
Recent events stemming from the tragic death of 25-year-old runner Ahmaud Arbery have increased focus on the threat of violent attack while running, and consequently the right of self-defense. This episode provides some generalities on the factors that go into when we have a legal right to defend ourselves.
Episode 6: Am I Trespassing While Running? Look for the Signs
This is the first in a series of episodes that explore the rights runners have to use private property. How do we know when property is private and not welcome? Look for signs, look for fences, and obey directives to leave private property. www.lawofrunning.com
Episode 5: Runner vs Dog: What the Laws Say
Unleashed dogs present a danger to runners in cities, suburbs, parks, and rural areas. With many of us exploring new areas for running during these weeks of social distancing, it is worth considering the laws that apply when runners are bit or otherwise injured by dogs.
Episode 4: California Counties Single Out Runners to Maintain Social Distancing
Some counties in California are requiring runners to maintain social distancing by moving off sidewalks and even into the street to avoid other pedestrians. As for wearing masks, they are recommended but not required.