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Behind the startline: The challenges of race directing in the age of COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed life as we know it. For runners, this means upending your spring racing plans and casting uncertainty on the fate of hundreds of events. This is very disappointing for participants, but its the organizers who suffer the greatest fallout.

RELATED: An open letter to the running community from a Canadian race director

In this episode we hear from three race directors who are working tirelessly to secure the future of Canadian running. Kirsten Fleming, Alan Brookes and Nancy Holland give a behind-the-scenes look at exactly what goes into staging your favourite events. And they ask runners for patience and trust in these unprecedented times.

Read Kirsten’s open letter HERE

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