Transfers to new participants

Transfers to new individuals can be done at the Problems & Solutions Booth at the Expo ONLY, pending race approval and additional fees. To complete this transfer, BOTH people need to attend the Expo. The current runner will pick up their bib like normal, and then BOTH individuals will go to Problems & Solutions. The new runner will only be allowed to transfer into the U.S.-Only Half-Marathon, 5K or 1-Mile. Absolutely NO TRANSFERS into the Full Marathon or International Half-Marathon, even if the original runner has signed up for the Full Marathon or International Half-Marathon. There is a $30 fee.

Transfers to a different event

Transfers between events can be done at the Problems & Solutions Booth at the Health & Fitness Expo ONLY, pending race approval and additional fees. To complete a transfer at the Expo, first pick up your current bib, and then visit the Problems & Solutions Booth. Those who have signed up for the Full Marathon or International Half-Marathon can transfer to any event. Those who have signed up for the U.S.-Only Half-Marathon, 5k or 1-Mile can only transfer between those domestic events. Absolutely NO SWITCHING from a U.S.-Only race to an International Race. There is a $30 fee for any change, plus any difference in event price.

Deferrals – NEW for 2018

Participants who can no longer participate in the 2018 event can defer their entry to 2019’s event. Just visit this link (or and follow the instructions to defer your entry. Upon completing the deferral, you will receive a code that will allow you to register for 2019’s event. There is a $30 deferral fee.

  • You can only defer once (meaning if you defer in 2018 to 2019, you cannot defer again from 2019 to 2020).
  • You can defer your entry up until October 15, 2018 at 11:59pm. Absolutely NO DEFERRALS after that date.

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