The 2020 Chicago Marathon, along with all race weekend activities, has been canceled amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
In a statement released on Monday, race organizers announced all registered runners for this year’s event will have the option to receive a refund for race entry or defer fee to future competitions.
The Chicago Marathon is the second largest in the United States after New York City. The 26-mile race was scheduled for October 11.
The cancellation follows other notable US marathons having to halt. The Boston Marathon and the New York City Marathon were both called off this summer.