An Irishman Abroad

Coronapod 8 (Sonia O’Sullivan on Runners Vs. Walkers - The New Sidewalk Etiquette)

April 29, 2020

Navigating walkways, paths and sidewalks with in-coming runners and pedestrians has become a contentious issue as a new form of social distancing etiquette evolves. Who better to help Jarlath unravel it all than Irish Olympic legend Sonia O'Sullivan.

Jarlath explains the bizarre incident and subsequent Twitter debate that it sparked while Sonia gives a clear outline of general running etiquette and how to handle situations where runners and walkers come into each other's space.

Sonia also gives some great advice to those who are considering taking up running, provides an update on the current state of play from her home in Australia while also detailing the devastating impact that the coronavirus will have on the world of athletics.

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