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Coronavirus Forces China to Postpone Beijing Marathon

Government authorities in Beijing announced Sunday they would postpone the upcoming Beijing Marathon — originally scheduled for October 31 — until an unknown date in an effort to contain a new outbreak of the Chinese coronavirus in the national capital, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported.

Participants compete during the 2021 Beijing Half Marathon at Tiananmen Square on April 24, 2021 in Beijing, China. More than 10,000 people participated in the race. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)