"I guess there's an attitude with storms -- you can either be scared and hide in your house, or you can have a sense of humor about it," NBC's reporter remarked.
Wearing nothing but a pair of sneakers, running shorts and a horse head, this jogger is obviously a hit with the internet, with DCist calling him the winner of Hurricane Sandy.
For his part, Kruyne says he just wanted to lighten everyone's mood a little.
"[A] Little spontaneous jogging [will] hopefully put a smile on people's face before this awful storm," Kruyne told DCist.
If you can't get enough of people wearing horse masks, in hurricanes or otherwise, check out the Reddit's equine-head tribute subreddit, r/HorseMask.