Tokyo Marathon postponed until 2022
The continuing state of emergency has led to another postponement of the Tokyo Marathon. It has been pushed back from October to March 2022. It had already but delayed once from March 2021.
The current state of emergency is due to expire at the end of September. Non-elite runners who had registered for the 2021 race will get priority to run in the 2022 event.
To try and ensure the event went ahead, organisers had already compromised by reducing the number of runners from 38,000 to 25,000 and banning non-elite runners from overseas.
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