Runners must stay within the baseline. Any runner outside the baseline is out.
a. Runners may choose their path from one base to the next, and may follow a natural running arc.
b. Runners are free to change course to avoid interference with a fielder making a play.
c. When attempting to avoid a ball tag, runners may move no more than 4 feet out of their established path.
Obstruction. Fielders must stay out of the baseline. Fielders trying to make an out on base may have their
foot on base, but must lean out of the baseline. Runners hindered by any fielder within the baseline, not making
an active play for the ball, shall be safe at the base to which they were running. Runners may choose to advance
beyond this base while the ball is still in play. Neither leading off base, nor stealing a base is allowed. A runner may advance once the ball is kicked. A
runner off base when the ball is kicked is out.
10.04 Hitting a runners neck or head with the ball is not allowed, except when the runner is sliding. Any runner
hit in the neck or head shall be considered safe at the base they were running toward when the ball hits the
runner. If the runner intentionally uses the head or neck to block the ball, and is so called by the Referee, the
runner is out.