How To Avoid Running Injuries I’m against Pain! I’m proud to say that I’ve gone over 30 years without a running injury! And, I’m not alone. After talking to tens of thousands of runners who used to have regular injuries but have made the right training adjustments and looking at the research, I believe that our body is designed to adapt to running, at any age, and heal—if we let it. This is backed up by studies of runners. This “coaching session” will explore the reasons why we get injured and detail the top ways to prevent injuries from occurring.