The Amaury Sport Organisation has announced that the next Paris Marathon is expected to be held on October 17, 2021 noting that the coronavirus pandemic forced 2020 edition be cancelled.
The organizers added that the half-marathon will go ahead on September 5 next year,.
Runners who signed up to take part in the 2020 event will be given the option to compete in 2021 or request a refund.
The marathon draws around 50,000 participants each year and winds around famous Paris monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, Louvre and Notre Dame cathedral, starting and finishing at the Arc de Triomphe.
The prestigious New York, Berlin, Boston and Chicago marathons all fell victim to the global health crisis this year, while those in London and Tokyo were only open to elite runners.