1. To expire after a prescribed period (the statute of limitations had run, so the plaintiff's lawsuit was barred).
2. To accompany a conveyance or assignment of (land) (the covenant runs with the land). [Cases: Covenants 53–84. C.J.S. Covenants §§ 6, 25–37.]
3. To apply ( the injunction runs against only one of the parties in the dispute).