By CBSBoston.com Staff

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Marathon organizers said Tuesday they are still unable to confirm a date for the 2021 race due to the recent surge in Massachusetts COVID cases.

The Boston Athletic Association said it will not be able to confirm a fall race date until early 2021.

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“We will continue to work with city and state officials in preparation for a safe return to in-person racing in the fall,” race organizers said.

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The 2020 Boston Marathon was held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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In October, the 2021 race was postponed from April until at least the fall.

CBSBoston.com Staff