There are a lot of structures around the knee that can get injured and painful with running and athletic activities.
5 most common running related knee injuries
1. Anterior Knee Pain or Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome) / Chondromalacia Patellae
2. Jumpers knee (patellar tendinopathy / tendinosis / tendonitis)
3. Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)