Berlin Marathon 2020 canceled
Berlin The Berlin Marathon will not take place this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers announced on Thursday.
It’s the first time the annual event has been canceled since it was first run in 1974.
The Marathon was scheduled to take place on September 26 and 27, but organizers revealed that finding an alternative date this year was not possible.
They added that all registered participants are able to either transfer their places to next year’s event or apply for a refund.
The Berlin Senate approved social restrictions early in April to ban all major events with more than 5,000 people before October 24.