16 June 2021, 10am
The five largest German marathons – Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Cologne and Munich – are currently planned for September and October. By contrast the early cancellation of the Düsseldorf marathon is a surprise although sceptical statements have circulated about the race for a long time.
“The planning situation is still uncertain. As organisers we cannot plan comprehensively with all the necessary service providers,” explained race director Sonja Oberem. As last year a virtual version of the Düsseldorf Marathon is planned.