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What would future Races (post Covid) look like??

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Well, there are promising vaccines being rolled out already, but I really don't think we'll be back to normal in 2021 yet.

There'll still be virtual races for the time being... 🥱 🥱 🥱


Someone once said that virtual races are also "real races". 

If you ask me though, while the actual running you're doing is of course, undeniably real, the so called organizers of these "races" are really just merchants selling all sorts of trinkets & medals  to runners🤪

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