Coronavirus – How Does It Affect Runners and Running Events
Promoting safety at marathons and other running events has been on the rise since the bombing of the Boston Marathon in 2013. Today’s threat of contracting the 2019-nCoV coronavirus at running events is no less serious and must be considered. So, how does one stay safe at races during this outbreak?
What is 2019-nCoV Coronavirus?
Limiting Marathon Participation
The Risk of Catching COVID-19 During Running Events
How to Protect Yourself from COVID-19 During Races
Staying Safe at Racing Events During the Coronavirus Outbreak
The only surefire way of avoiding contracting COVID-19 at the marathon is to simply avoid it. Check out a virtual race to replace your marathon this year like this Earth Day Virtual Run Challenge. Team up with others online to run the total distance around the equator of the planet, or 24,901 miles. Participating in a Virtual Race ensures you will still be around to run a live marathon next year.