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07 October 2020, 11am

Online discussion from race medicine experts

IIRM presents COVID seminar

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The International Institute for Race Medicine (IIRM) is partnering with World Athletics to present an online seminar discussing the coronavirus pandemic and its implications for race directors.

The conference entitled “Endurance Medicine & COVID-19: The Way Ahead” takes place
6–7 November 2020.

This educational activity is intended for physicians, PAs, chiropractors, nurses, physical therapists, PTAs, EMTs, athletic trainers, and allied health professionals who have an interest in learning how to facilitate appropriate care for endurance athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is also intended for race directors and others associated with races who are seeking information on how to safely return to activity.

International endurance medicine experts will discuss the science and medical knowledge surrounding COVID-19 on day one. On day two you can learn about race-day emergency medicine by following the medical track or join the race management track to learn about contact tracing, insurance considerations, mitigation strategies and more.

THE SCIENCE OF COVID-19
November 6, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm US EST

TRACK 1: GETTING BACK TO ENDURANCE MEDICINE BASICS IN THE COVID-19 ERA
November 7, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm US ET

TRACK 2: RACE MANAGEMENT IN THE COVID-19 ERA
November 7, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm US ET

See full agenda here: https://racemedicine.org/publication-resources/webinar2020/

Register here: https://www.imathlete.com/#/legacy?url=%2Fevents%2FIIRM_WorldAthletics2020WebinarConference%2Fregister%2Ffsource%3DMain

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Cover: Runners in the Moscow Half Marathon held on 2 August. Over 9500 runners finished along with nearly 2500 others in the supporting 5km event. Winners were Rinas Akhmadeev (1:04:24) and Elena Korobkina (1:10:29). Korobkina went on to win the 10km event held in association with the Absolute Moscow Marathon on 20 September in a time of 31:49. Around 9500 finished the Marathon along with another 12,000 in the 10km.

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