Seven Mile Bridge Run canceled

A portion of the field of 1,500 participants begins the trek to the highest point over the Florida Keys Overseas Highway's longest span during the Seven Mile Bridge Run Saturday, April 6, 2019, near Marathon, Fla. The event features entrants running a course over the convergence of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico and helps to raise funds for local youth athletic programs. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
The 39th Annual Seven Mile Bridge Run, which attracts competitors from all over the world to the Florida Keys, is canceled because of concerns over the coronavirus, organizers announced Friday afternoon.