13 August 2020

Rescheduled 2020 Paris Marathon cancelled due to Covid-19

The rescheduled 2020 Paris Marathon has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

The event was initially due to take place on April 5 and was rescheduled for November 15, but it has now been cancelled altogether. 

Organisers said they felt ‘obliged’ to cancel the event after they ‘tried everything to maintain’ it going ahead. 

They said: "There will be great disappointment among those who have sacrificed time training for what had become an autumn marathon.

“We will be working side by side with the city of Paris to put on a 2021 edition that brings together the most passionate runners on the most beautiful streets in the world.”

Those who were set to compete at this year’s edition can use their place next year.

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