How Runners Are Getting Creative During the Pandemic

As coronavirus infections continue to unfold, each information cycle seems to announce a condition of affairs that would have sounded preposterous in the halcyon days of, say, previous week. The most modern predicament report from the Facilities for Sickness Handle and Avoidance announced that there have been about 210,000 confirmed situations worldwide, and that the pandemic experienced unfold to 6 continents. China, Italy, France, and Spain experienced currently enacted nationwide lockdowns when, on Monday, seven counties in California have been issued a “shelter-in-place” ordinance mandating that citizens only leave their residences for “essential needs.” (On Thursday night, Gavin Newsom, California’s

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The Tokyo Marathon Is Canceled for Non-Elite Runners

On Monday, the organizers of the Tokyo Marathon introduced that this year’s race will only feature elite athletes, owing to fears about the outbreak of the coronavirus strain recognized as COVID-19. “We can’t carry on to launch the celebration in the scale we originally expected,” a statement on the race web site reads. This is one thing of an understatement as an alternative of the 38,000 runners who have been originally slated to contend, the 2020 version of the Tokyo Marathon will only feature about two hundred athletes when it will take position on March 1. It is the second

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