i don't think so running is athletics .
gymnastics was in the first Olympics with the Greeks! back then it was also most of the other sports they did too like running. all of them were catagorized into gymnastics!
Yes, Gymnastics is harder than free running because you have to flip and back flip and do uneven bar's. So yes it is harder.
The seven locomotors of gymnastics is running,walking,skipping,trotting,flipping,sliding,and hopping(jumping).
Swimming, Running, Gymnastics, Dancing and Football.
biking, running, walking, jogging,
Running, Longjump & gymnastics
Well i know for a fact in six grade there is lots of running evolved but in gymnastics you run a lot so it helps to do gymnastics because it helps wit your running skills. Like i have mile days at school and since i did gymnastics it's always ben easy while everyone else was always behind me.
jumps, cartwheels, handsprings, leaps, layouts, kips, handstands, running, flipping.
They mostly hop,skip, different running, and some gymnastics for tots even have a jungle gym type thing. Just basic stuff.
Gymnastics, dancing, ballet, running eg athletics carnival or cross country.
They do all sorts of sports such as.......Running,jumping,gymnastics and loads more enthusiastic stuff