14 Those tending the pigs ran off and reported this in the town and countryside, and the people went out to see what had happened.

Read Mark 5:14 Using Other Translations

And they that fed the swine fled, and told it in the city, and in the country. And they went out to see what it was that was done.
The herdsmen fled and told it in the city and in the country. And people came to see what it was that had happened.
The herdsmen fled to the nearby town and the surrounding countryside, spreading the news as they ran. People rushed out to see what had happened.