This page provides example sentences of the verb "Run" in all tenses including active and passive forms, as well as conditional and modal forms.
Base Form run / Past Simple ran / Past Participle run / Gerund running
He runs along the beach every Monday.
Present Simple Passive
Smith and Sons is run by John Smith.
We are running late today.
Present Continuous Passive
The business is being run by the son while John is away.
I haven't run a race since I was a teenager.
Present Perfect Passive
That course hasn't been run in a long time.
Present Perfect Continuous
We have been running since ten this morning.
Janet ran five miles yesterday.
Past Simple Passive
The business was run by Jack while John was ill.
They were running along the road when the car stopped.
Past Continuous Passive
The show was being run by the producer when the actor interrupted the action.
They had run five miles before breakfast.
Past Perfect Passive
Five miles had been run before seven o'clock.
Past Perfect Continuous
We had been running for two hours when I fell and hurt my ankle.
We will run with you this afternoon.
Future (will) passive
The race will be run soon.
Future (going to)
They are going to run in the Santa Clara race.
Future (going to) passive
The Santa Clara race is going to be run next weekend.
We will be running down the beach this time next week.
By the time we finish, we will have run ten miles.
We might run with Tom next weekend.
If I run the race, I will get some new shoes.
If I ran the race, I would get some new shoes.
Past Unreal Conditional
If I had run the race, I would have bought some new shoes.
She can' t run tomorrow.
She should have run the race.