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.READ MORE: More Than 1,200 Mass. Kids Test Positive For COVID-19 This Week
“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.READ MORE: 7-Year-Old Girl Grazed By Bullet On Talbot Ave. In Dorchester
The 2020 Boston Marathon was held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic.MORE NEWS: WBZ-TV Reporter Bill Shields Retiring After 41 Years
In October, the 2021 race was postponed from April until at least the fall.