How I Ran My First Corona Virtual Race

I safely ran the Blue Ridge marathon in my neighborhood.

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert
6 min readApr 27, 2020

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Mile 16. Photo by Jon Gilbert

Winner

I was excited to be one of the winners of a free registration to the Blue Ridge marathon during a fun running related Q & A hour on Twitter hosted by @Bib Rave.

I was looking forward to running Blue Ridge, dubbed “America’s toughest road…

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Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

My debut memoir Come What May, I Want to Run: A Memoir of the Saving Grace of Ultrarunning in Overwhelming Times is published. Website: miriamdiazgilbert.com