Day: June 21, 2020

A (Reluctant) Case for the Virtual Race

For numerous runners, 2020 will go down (in infamy) as the yr of the “virtual race.” In late May, the Boston Athletic Affiliation announced that the 2020 Boston Marathon would be a digital-only party. The New York Street Runners had to cancel last month’s Brooklyn Half, but their digital version of the race however had around 8,000 finishers. In a novel choose on the format, Millennium Operating, an party organization and brick and mortar managing retailer dependent in Bedford, New Hampshire, has designed a marked 5K course with a absolutely automatic chip timing procedure. For 10 dollars, entrants obtain a chipped bib and can then run the course at any time, day or night, from May 16 by way of August 23. Requirement genuinely is the mom of creation. 

But is digital racing something runners actually need? In the previous, I have not built a solution of the truth that

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