On October 28, the WeChat public account “Changsha Marathon” issued an announcement:
In view of the complicated and severe situation of domestic new crown pneumonia epidemic prevention and control recently, in accordance with the requirements of the superior epidemic prevention and control work, in order to effectively protect the health and safety of the majority of runners, after careful research and decision by the organizing committee, the original plan to be held on November 6 will be held. The 2022 Changsha Marathon will be adjusted from offline to online. For specific information and related matters, please pay attention to the official website of Changsha Marathon, official Weibo and official Weibo. The Organizing Committee will reserve the qualifications or refund the fees for the contestants who have successfully registered and paid the fees, and will continue to do a good job in the follow-up related services.
Sincerely thank you for your attention, support and understanding to the Changsha Marathon! This is a difficult decision, but one that is responsible for the health and safety of all runners and the general public. We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused you and sincerely hope for your understanding!
The love and support of every runner has made the Changsha Marathon wonderful. When the “epidemic” dissipates in the coming year, we will gather in beautiful Changsha again to meet Changsha! This year, we will be on different tracks for the time being, adhering to our love for sports and passion for long horse events, paying tribute to the promising future!