2020 Beijing Marathon cancelled

The 2020 Beijing Marathon has been cancelled, Beijing Marathon Organizing Committee announced on Thursday morning.

The previous Beijing marathons were held during September to November, but this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 40th Beijing Marathon cannot take place.

(Cover: Runners pass by Tian'anmen Square during the 2019 Beijing Marathon, November 3, 2019. /CFP)