As the U.S. tries to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, runners need to do their part. Let’s keep our distance for a while.
During a global pandemic that has closed gyms, exercise studios, pools, and even ski slopes, running is still an accessible and a safe way to exercise. Thank goodness. But if we want to hang on to our right to run as the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) spreads around the world, we’re going to have to stop logging our mileage in groups.
Went to the track for a solo workout tonight and there were 30 (yes 30!!) people on the track, many working out in groups. Wtf people?!
— Hannah McGoldrick (@byHannahMcG) March 26, 2020
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