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Lausanne succumbs to coronavirus resurgence

There will be no Lausanne Marathon in 2020.

Faced with the resurgence of coronavirus cases, the Lausanne Marathon committee, in consultation and in agreement with the Department of Economy, Innovation and Sport of the Canton of Vaud, is forced to cancel the race of this Sunday.

A “covid-compatible” race had been planned limited to fewer than 1,000 runners, with a strict health policy to ensure the health of runners and volunteers, but the evolution of the public health situation does not allow the event to continue.

The Lausanne Marathon committee said “Our thoughts are with the marathoners who have prepared for months for this deadline that we were keen to offer them. They go also to our faithful volunteers who were in a hurry to bring this edition to life, and to our sponsors and partners.”

(10/23/2020) Views: 610 ‚ö°AMP
Lausanne Marathon

Lausanne Marathon

The Lausanne Marathon or Marathon of Lausanne is an annual marathon race held in the Swiss city of Lausanne since 1993. This road running takes place in autumn (October). Parallel to the marathon, a half-marathon, a 10 km, a 10 km walking and Nordic walking, and a mini-marathon race of 4 km are organized. The Lausanne Marathon is one of...

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