Show Notes for Thursday, August 5, 2021


Dear John,

My son is home for the summer. He goes for a run each morning last week he asked me if I'd like to join him. I decided that would be a fun way to start the day. Let's forget that I'm much older and can't keep up. That's a whole different letter. Today I'm going to ask your opinion. My son took me on his regular route and it runs right through a cemetery. Is it OK for runners to run through a cemetery? I told him I thought it seemed a little disrespectful. He said there were never any people there at that early hour. So he's not running through a funeral or anything, but it still seemed very weird to me. What do you think? Should he find an alternate route that does not include the cemetery?

Signed – Runners Mom

Recently, Ben Kaplan, who oversees, an online running community and magazine, decided to poll the group’s members. Although a majority expressed support for cemetery runs, there was a solid block of holdouts, many of whom used the word “disrespectful.” Many runners say running through a cemetery makes them grateful for the life and health they have. One runner said as she enters a cemetery she says a little prayer of gratitude. However, cemeteries are private spaces with people having private moments. One runner asked a friend about the topic and they replied that when someone goes by “huffing and puffing” it messes with his visitation.

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