Coronavirus: Virgin Sport postpones Hackney Moves 2020
- Credit: Archant
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Virgin Sport has taken the decision to postpone Hackney Moves 2020.
The weekend includes the Hackney half marathon, due to take place on May 17, and a statement from Virgin Sport chief executive Jessica Frey said: “Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and following guidance from the UK Government the upcoming Hackney Moves festival weekend, including the Hackney half marathon, has been postponed.
“At Virgin Sport, it’s our mission to make movement fun for everyone by producing irresistible fitness experiences that move communities together and public health and safety has always been and must always be a priority.
“We understand this will come as disappointing news for many dedicated runners who have been training hard in anticipation of the event taking place this May.
“We remain hugely grateful to the Hackney Moves community for showing remarkable patience and understanding in this uncertain time.
You may also want to watch:
“Our team is working in collaboration with the London Borough of Hackney and all necessary agencies to secure a new Autumn event date, which we hope to announce within the next three weeks.
“When a new event date has been confirmed we will email all Hackney Moves participants with essential registration information and a comprehensive guide to next steps.”
- 1 Drug dealer jailed for murder of Jay John after Dalston attack
- 2 Two taken to hospital and driver arrested after car flips in Hackney
- 3 Panel finds gross misconduct proven against Pc arrested on suspicion of drug dealing
- 4 New Aldi opens with help from Hackney pupils and Olympian
- 5 ‘People hit the deck’ - Londoners stunned by fighter jet flyover
- 6 Five reasons why Dalston is one of the coolest places in the world
- 7 More developers could lodge proposals for Hackney Central site
- 8 Planet Organic to open in Broadway Market despite thousands of signatures in protest
- 9 Woman battered Hackney Wetherspoons with axe as customers hid inside
- 10 The top FIVE Halloween events in Hackney and Islington