As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten the health and safety of people around the world, the virus also continues to wreak havoc on the racing calendar. What was once shaping up as a crowded fall marathon season may not go off as planned.
After the 2020 Boston (April 20) and London (April 25) marathons were rescheduled to September 14 and October 4, respectively, runners were looking at the possibility of five World Marathon Majors races within eight weeks, however at least one of those races has already been canceled—on Tuesday, officials at the Berlin Marathon said that the race scheduled for September 27 will not go on.
“It has been announced today that the state of Berlin government will not permit events of more than 5,000 people until October 24,” according to a statement on Tuesday from the World Marathon Majors.
The race has not yet provided…