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What We Can Learn From Endurance Athletes About Getting Through This Pandemic

What We Can Learn From Endurance Athletes About Getting Through This Pandemic

What We Can Learn From Endurance Athletes About Getting Through This Pandemic What We Can Learn From Endurance Athletes About Getting Through This Pandemic By now it should be clear that getting through this pandemic will be a marathon, not a sprint. But unlike marathon runners and other endurance athletes, we did not sign up to participate in this prolonged …

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The Pandemic Wiped Out Endurance Races. How They Plan to Come Back

The Pandemic Wiped Out Endurance Races. How They Plan to Come Back

The economics of the endurance-event business make a pandemic particularly problematic. Registration fees produce as much as 80 percent of revenues, and 80 to 90 percent of that money is spent on expenses weeks and months in advance of race day, including purchases of medals, T-shirts and permits. A canceled race owned by a mom-and-pop business that has to issue …

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