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Covid-19: 50th edition of New York City City Marathon cancelled
Covid-19: 50th edition of New York City City Marathon cancelled
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The 2020 New York City Marathon has been officially cancelled. The event was scheduled to take place November 1 and would have been the 50th running of the marathon. That will now happen on Nov. 7, 2021.

The organizers New York Road Runners and the city have decided and announced that the Covid-19 risk is too significant and therefore cancelled the marathon from happening.