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Run

To have legal validity in a prescribed territory; as in, the writ (a court order) runs throughout the county. To have applicability or legal effect during a prescribed period of time; as in, the Statute of Limitations has run against the claim. To follow or accompany; to be attached to another thing in pursuing a prescribed course or direction; as in, the Covenant (a written promise or restriction) runs with the land.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Police officers would like to hear from anyone who was in Newbold Road late on Wednesday afternoon and witnessed the incident or saw the man as he ran off.
"Due to the fact that the youth ran off when being questioned by police officers, North Wales Police have referred the matter to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) for investigation.
He also wore a baseball cap, trainers, and carried an orange or red bag which he dropped as he ran off.
A second woman was also approached by a man fitting the same description but she ran off unharmed.
In 1998, the year with the more dramatic results, they found that an average of 63 liters of water ran off each square meter of the plastic-mulched soil.