To the near-sighted, middle-aged man jogging at Eastern Boulevard and Mills Street at lunchtime: Unless you have wheels on your feet, you belong on the sidewalk.

Joggers are pedestrians; you're running where there are sidewalks, so use them and stop impeding vehicle traffic.

Maybe the heat and humidity affected your judgment. If joggers can't run on sidewalks, maybe they should try walking. It's better for you, and jogging went out of style in the previous century. Buy a treadmill, run in a gym, a park or on an athletic field with a running track.

If a police officer sees a jogger running in the street instead of on the sidewalk, after you finish filling out their citation, throw a net over them and drop them off at the nearest mental health facility for some intense, involuntary therapy.

Bob Hatoff

York Twp.