In accordance with Governor Larry Hogan’s Executive Order, effective July 31st, 2020 at 5:00pm the following requirements regarding face coverings will go into effect:
b. Requirement to Wear Face Coverings.
i. Except as provided in paragraph IV.c, all persons in Maryland over the age of five (5) years old are required to wear a Face Covering when they are:
…2. indoors at any location where members of the public are generally permitted, including without limitation, Religious Facilities, Retail Establishments, Foodservice Establishments, Fitness Centers, Gaming Facilities, Indoor Recreation Establishments, and Personal Services Establishments;
…c. Exceptions. Paragraph IV.b.i does not require persons to wear Face Coverings:
…vi. while swimming or engaging in other physical activities where the use of a Face Covering is likely to pose a bona fide safety risk;
Therefore, you are permitted to remove your face covering if you feel that wearing one while exercising could pose a health safety risk for you.