The Observer

When the race was canceled in 2019, Pang had already arrived in Svalbard and experienced training in conditions similar to what can be expected in the race.

Another Year of Bad News for the North Pole Marathon

April 7, 2020

The North Pole Marathon faced cancellation for the second year in a row, this time over concerns about the coronavirus. Jonathan Pang, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’20, who was set to race in 2019 and then prepared to make it up after cancellation this April, is hoping for redemption in 2021.