More than 40,000 people were due to run today (Picture: Dominika Zarzycka/NurPhoto via Getty Images)The London Marathon, due to take place today, has – like everything else – been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, leading to its postponement for the first time in 39 years.
The marathon is now due to take place on 4 October with runners automatically entered into the new date.
All runners who cannot take part in the rescheduled event are entitled to a refund, or they can defer their entry to the 2021 race, as long as they didn’t acquire their entry through a charity or sponsor.
If you defer your entry, you will need to pay the 2021 entry fee.
Alternatively, you can choose to donate your 2020 entry fee to the London Marathon Charitable Trust.
So, when is the 2021 London Marathon and when does the ballot open?
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When is the 2021 London Marathon and when will the ballot for entries open?
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