One more marathon joins the cancellations of events such as New York, Boston, Berlin, London and Tokyo, the Chicago marathon.
This test, which was going to be disputed on October 11, is one of the six most important in the world, included in the 'World Marathon Majors',.
The test has been suspended this Monday due to the coronavirus pandemic.
«In response to concerns stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, the city of Chicago announces its decision to cancel the '2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon', as well as all activities planned for that weekend.«, The organization has announced in its web page
The 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, scheduled for Sunday, October 11, and race weekend activities have been canceled by event organizers and the City of Chicago in response to the ongoing public health concerns brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. pic.twitter.com/ASTBlFbIEX
- Chicago Marathon (@ChiMarathon) July 13th, 2020
Participants may receive the money for registration or registration for the test of 2021, 2022 or 2023
Each registered participant will have the option to receive a refund for their participation in the 2020 race or to defer their place and registration fee to a future edition of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon (2021, 2022 or 2023).
Tokyo was disputed and London is scheduled to take place in October
The Tokyo marathon was held on March 1, but without amateur runners, and the London marathon, originally scheduled for April 26, is still scheduled for October 4.