verb (used with object), fore·ran, fore·run, fore·run·ning.
Examples from the Web for forerun
The comet was the talk, especially in the evening, of the world, as it was taken to forerun disasters.The Lincoln Story Book|Henry L. Williams
It cannot forerun the limitations of its day, nor anticipate the conquests and common possessions of the future.Spenser|R. W. Church
True that the overthrow of Constantinople had forerun this event by nearly half a century.
I saw evidences of war-paint and a recent war-dance that forerun an Indian attack.Vanguards of the Plains|Margaret McCarter
The President's secret had been well kept, and for once rumor had not forerun execution.Abraham Lincoln, Vol. II|John T. Morse