The convention of the Tokyo Marathon is to be held in March every year. Taking into account the uncertainty brought about by the epidemic, the Tokyo Marathon Organizing Committee has decided to postpone the next year’s race to the fall. The exact race date is October 17, 2021.
Next year’s Tokyo Marathon will be held in the fall. Network screenshot
The Beijing News reported on the afternoon of October 9, the Tokyo Marathon Organizing Committee announced through the official website that the 2021 Tokyo Marathon will be held on October 17 (Sunday). Next year’s race will maintain the traditional scale.
Affected by the new crown pneumonia epidemic, this year's global marathon events are generally postponed or cancelled. As the first marathon grand slam event to be impacted by the epidemic, the 2020 Tokyo Marathon will only hold the elite group race in March. He won the first place in Japan in minutes and 29 seconds, and at the same time raised his national record in Japan by 21 seconds.
Up to now, among the six major global championships in 2020, only the Tokyo Marathon and the London Marathon have held elite group competitions, and the four Grand Slams of New York, Chicago, Boston, and Berlin have been cancelled.
The convention of the Tokyo Marathon is to be held in March every year. Taking into account the uncertainty brought about by the epidemic, the Tokyo Marathon Organizing Committee has been discussing matters related to the 2021 event. After negotiation between all parties, it has finally decided to postpone next year’s event to the fall. , And set the file on October 17, 2021.
However, in order to continue the tradition of this event, the Tokyo Marathon Organizing Committee plans to hold a global online race in early March 2021.
The organizing committee also released the relevant timetable for the Tokyo Marathon in 2021. The public who failed to participate in the 2020 event due to the epidemic