Boston Marathon canceled for first time in 124-year history

The 2020 Boston Marathon has been canceled.Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced the news Thursday. The marathon had originally been rescheduled from its traditional April date to Sept. 14.It’s the first time since the event began in 1897 that the marathon has been canceled.Walsh implied in later tweets that the Boston Athletic Association, which hosts the marathon, would attempt to hold a remote version of the event.“We’ll be joining and supporting the BAA in an alternative approach to the Marathon that allows runners to participate remotely, and allows all of us to celebrate the meaning this ra...


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