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Boston Marathon canceled for the first time in 124-year history

USATODAY.com Thursday, 28 May 2020
Because of coronavirus, Boston Marathon had been postponed to Sept. 14 from Patriots' Day running in April. But in-person race was canceled Thursday.
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The race has only been fully canceled or postponed once before -- in 1918, when a military relay race was held during World War I. Tom Grilk, C.E.O. of the Boston Athletic Association, explains.

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