The COVID-19 pandemic is not stopping marathoners from lacing up their shoes. The Douglas County Health Department is allowing the 45th annual Omaha Marathon to proceed. The race will take place September 20th, and runners will undergo temperature checks and be instructed to wear face coverings when they are not racing. In addition, the event will include staggered starts, and in-person award ceremonies will be eliminated.
Douglas County Marathon To Proceed In Defiance Of Pandemic
By 24/7 News Source • Aug 13, 2020