2021 Boston Marathon won't be held in April, moved to fall due to COVID-19Metrowest Daily News Staff ReportMetrowestdailynews.comThe 2021 Boston Marathon will not be held in April. The Boston Athletic Association (BAA) announced Wednesday afternoon that the 125th Boston Marathon, traditionally held on the third Monday in April — Patriots’ Day — will be postponed until at least the fall of 2021. “By shifting our focus to a fall date, we can continue to work with stakeholders to adjust the in-person experience for runners and supporters alike. “We are optimistic that the Boston Marathon will continue its tradition of celebrating the spirit of community and athletic excellence next fall. The 2020 marathon was held virtually over 10-days as a virtual experience due to the coronavirus pandemic.