run from


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run from (someone or something)

1. To try to escape from someone or something by running. I ran from the bear as fast as I could. The thief ran from the police officer and escaped down a side alley.
2. To shirk or avoid something. You can't hope to be a successful manager if you're constantly running from confrontation. She's been running from her responsibilities ever since she left college.
See also: run

run from someone or something

to flee someone or something, usually on foot. She ran from the mugger who had accosted her. Mary ran from the dog and jumped over a fence to safety.
See also: run
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The play is more difficult to teach and harder to execute when run from these sets, but it is still a good play.
The plays may also be run from an unbalanced line (Diag.
Interval 2: Run from the goal line to the opposite 10 yard line (90 yards) and back (90 yards), a total of 180 yards.
Interval 3: Run from the goal line to the opposite 20 yard line (80 yards) and back (80 yards), a total of 160 yards.
Interval 4: Run from the goal line to the opposite 30 yard line (70 yards) and back (70 yards), a total of 140 yards.
Interval 5: Run from the goal line to the opposite 40 yard line (60 yards) and back 160 yards), a total of 120 yards.
Interval 6: Run from the goal line to the 50 yard line (50 yards) and back (50 yards), a total of 100 yards.
Interval 7: Run from the goal line to the 40 yard line (40 yards) and back (40 yards), a total of 80 yards.
Interval 8: Run from the goal line to the 30 yard line (30 yards) and back (30 yards), a total of 60 yards.
Can be run from a tight formation, with the TE being designated by an "8" or "9" call.
Using the same basic offensive package, we can -- and do -- run from a variety of balanced and unbalanced looks.
All of the basic plays and "key breakers" can be run from any of our six basic formations, as follows: