“We think it is very sad that the run can’t take place normally this year,” stated operating membership member Sebastian Stolle.
Normally as much as 1,200 individuals participate within the Santa Claus run within the japanese city of Michendorf, however this yr individuals had been requested to maintain their distance and submit pictures of themselves whereas operating.
“The number of runners is limited and there are different schedules to run. There is not a starting line and time for everyone. Everyone can just run at a different time and that is really helpful,” stated Grit Schmidt, one of many few dozen operating Santas.
While Germany managed to convey the coronavirus pandemic below management in March and April, it’s now coping with a extra lethal second wave and has closed eating places and bars, and restricted public gatherings.