COVID-19 drastically changed every aspect of our lives. For runners, this meant the cancelation or postponement of races from local 5ks to bigger events like the Boston Marathon. For school athletes, it meant the premature end to their spring track & field season before it had the chance to even really begin. But running in itself is not canceled. Exercise is one of the things encouraged to do for physical and mental health during this pandemic.
Running From COVID-19 discusses how this community has been affected and steps to take to keep moving forward with training during this time. It features advice from running coaches, nutritionists, and medical professionals including a doctor treating coronavirus patients in New York. It also features comments from elite and everyday runners including 2020 U.S. Olympic marathon teammate Aliphine Tuliamuk and Marathon Trials runner Alexis Zeis.
From focusing on recovery to rediscovering the love for a run without time pressures, this book provides tips on how runners can stay healthy during the pandemic.