run at

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run at someone or something

to run toward someone or something; to charge someone or something. The bull started to run at us, but changed its mindthank heavens. The huge crocodile ran at the goat, but the goat leapt away.
See also: run
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Although Covert admits to having slowed since he was a NCAA Division II cross country champion at Cal State Fullerton, he still averages more than seven miles a day, and had run at least three miles a day for more than 36 years before surgery on his knee limited him to a mile per day for a week.
The purpose of a warm-up is to prepare your body to run at race pace.
Glendale had the tying run at the plate with one out and the bases loaded in the seventh.
Run at a 5K effort, build the number of repetitions, and run downhill as well as up.
Even if you don't usually run at this speed, higher speeds are useful for interval training.
ASU got to within a run at 9-8 in the fourth, and still had the Trojans well within sight after six innings, trailing, 11-8.
I don't compete anymore and am reasonably satisfied to run at a slower pace, but even that has been hard lately.
Like O'Brien, Franco maintains that the beauty of training without company is not having to run at someone else's pace.
I would love to run at higher altitudes without the miserable side effects.