Running USA Member Events Impacted by COVID-19

Running events worldwide have been impacted by the state-by-state mandates prohibiting large gatherings during the pandemic. The following Running USA member events have responded to those circumstances. If you are a Running USA member who would like to add your event here, please email us These statements are also helpful for events to use as communications examples.

Categorized by situation type: Cancellation, Postponement, Virtual Run, General Statement

 

Cancellation

Allstate Hot Chocolate 15K (remaining events): https://www.instagram.com/p/B9pufm4jZV3/?igshid=15uvqgwvpec64

Akron Summer Races: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Akron-Marathon-Cancels-Summer-Races-and-Announces-Donation.aspx

Austin American Statesman Cap 10K: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/City-of-Austin-Cancels-43rd-Statesman-Capitol-10-000-on-April-5--2020.aspx

Bank of America 13.1: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Statement-on-the-Cancellation-of-the-Bank-of-America-Chicago-13.1.aspx

Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Statement-on-the-Cancellation-of-the-Bank-of-America-Shamrock-Shuffle.aspx

Colfax Marathon: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Denver-s-Colfax-Marathon-is-Cancelled.aspx

Credit Union Cherry Blossom: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/2020-Credit-Union-Cherry-Blossom-Events-Cancelled--Free-Virtual-Race-Planned.aspx

Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/City-of-Pittsburgh-Bans-Large-Gatherings-Through-May-10.aspx

Eugene Marathon: https://www.eugenemarathon.com/coronavirus-updates/

GO St. Louis: https://gostlouis.org/updates/

Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon (Sweden): https://www.goteborgsvarvet.se/en/

Grandma's Marathon: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Grandma-s-Marathon-has-been-Cancelled.aspx

Hartford Marathon Foundation events in March: https://www.hartfordmarathon.com/

Marine Corps 17.75K: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Marine-Corps-17.75K-Cancelled-Due-to-COVID-19.aspx

Marine Corps Historic Half: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Marine-Corps-Historic-Half-Weekend-Cancelled-Due-to-COVID-19.aspx

Missoula Marathon: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Missoula-Marathon-Announces-Cancellation.aspx

NYRR on NYC Half: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/NYRR-Statement-on-Cancellation-of-the-NYC-Half.aspx

NYRR cancellation announcement of all events through June 30: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/New-York-Road-Runners-In-Person-Race-Events-Canceled-Through-June-30.aspx

Popular Brooklyn Half: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Popular--Brooklyn-Half-on-May-16-is-Canceled.aspx

Probility Ann Arbor Marathon (Epic Races): https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Probility-Ann-Arbor-Marathon-Canceled-due-to-COVID-19-Concerns.aspx

Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/2020-Richard-S.-Caliguiri-City-of-Pittsburgh-Great-Race-Weekend-Goes-Virtual.aspx

Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon: https://www.clevelandmarathon.com/events/virtual-race.aspx

Rock 'n' Roll Atlantic City Half: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Update-on-the-2020-Rock-n-Roll-Atlantic-City-Half-Marathon.aspx

Rock 'n' Roll San Francisco Half: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Update-on-the-2020-Rock-n-Roll-Half-Marathon-San-Francisco.aspx

Rock 'n' Roll Washington D.C. Marathon and Half: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Update-on-2020-Rock-n-Roll-Washington-DC-Marathon.aspx

Run in the Name of Love (Carmel, Calif.);  https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Run-in-the-Name-of-Love-to-Cancel-Due-to-Growing-Coronavirus-Threat.aspx

Shamrock Run Portland (Motiv Sports): https://www.shamrockrunportland.com/the-spirit-of-shamrock-lives-on-options-for-2020/

TD Beach to Beaon: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/TD-Beach-to-Beacon-10K-Road-Race-Cancelled-for-2020-with-Race-Entry-Refunds-for-all-Participants.aspx

Twin Cities in Motion: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Twin-Cities-In-Motion-Cancels-Hot-Dash-5K-and-10-Mile-Planned-for-March-21.aspx

WHY Racing Events Couve Clover Run: https://bit.ly/2xrhoIi

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon: https://www.jandaracing.com/blog/coronavirus-covid-19-update/

Find other cancelled events including non-RUSA members here via On Path Events: 

http://onpathevents.com/cancelled/

 

Postponements

Bay to Breakers: https://capstoneraces.com/bay-to-breakers/statement/

Big Sur Marathon: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/-Big-Sur-Marathon-to-Postpone-Due-to-Growing-Coronavirus-Threat.aspx

Boilermaker: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Boilermaker-Postponed-Until-September.aspx

BOLDERBoulder: https://bb10k.bolderboulder.com/coronavirus-covid-19-update/

Boston Marathon:  https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/124th-Boston-Marathon-Postponed-to-September-14.aspx 

Carmel Marathon: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/2020-Carmel-Marathon-Postponed-to-Sunday--June-14.aspx

Catalina Island Marathon: https://www.catalinaislandmarathon.com/Race/Catalinaislandmarathon/Page/coronavirusnotice

Delaware Running Festival: https://www.delawaremarathon.org/2020/03/17/delaware-marathon-running-festival-postponed/

Flying Pig Marathon: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/-Flying-Pig-Marathon-Moves-to-October-9-11--2020.aspx

Frederick Running Festival:  https://www.frederickrunfest.com/frederick-run-fest-rescheduled/

Guinness Open Gate Brew Run: https://www.guinnessbrewrun.com/

Hartford Marathon Foundation events in April: https://www.hartfordmarathon.com/

Illinois Marathon: https://illinoismarathon.com/2020-postponed/

Marine Corps Marathon June events: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/MCMO-Reschedules-June-Events-to-August.aspx

Oakland Running Festival: https://oaklandmarathon.com/oakland-run-fest-new-date/

Ogden Marathon: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Ogden-Marathon-Postpones-2020-Events-to-the-Fall.aspx

OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon: https://capitalcityhalfmarathon.com/news/2020/2020-ohiohealth-capital-city-half-marathon-rescheduled-to-august-29

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Oklahoma-City-Memorial-Marathon-Postponed.aspx

Philadelphia Love Run Half Marathon: https://www.motivrunning.com/the-love-run/2020/03/10/love-run-coronavirus-preparation/

Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon and Half: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Rock-n-Roll-San-Diego-Marathon-Postponed-til-the-Fall.aspx

Silicon Valley Half Marathon: https://svhalfmarathon.com/

St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Nashville Marathon and Half: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/2020-St.-Jude-Rock--n--Roll-Nashville-Marathon-and-Half-Marathon-Postponed.aspx

Ukrop's Monument Ave. 10K (Sportsbackers): https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/-Ukrop-s-Monument-Avenue-10k-Postponed-Until-September-26--2020.aspx

 

Virtual Events

 (hosting a virtual event in place of a cancelled race? Please contact us and we will list it here.)  

Allstate Hot Chocolate Virtual Run: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Allstate-Hot-Chocolate-15k-5k-Virtual-Run-Sells-Out-at-36-000-Entries.aspx

America Runs the 4th: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/America-Runs-the-4th-Virtual-5K-Benefiting-First-Responders-Children-s-Foundation.aspx

Atlanta Track Club: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Atlanta-Track-Club-Introduces-The-Distance.aspx

Calgary Marathon and 2020 Run Calgary Events: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/56th-annual-Scotiabank-Calgary-Marathon-takes-a-VIRTUAL-approach.aspx

Corrigan Sports Virtual Run to Benefit Restaurant Employees: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Corrigan-Sports-Hosts-Virtual-Run-to-Benefit-Restaurant-Industry-Employees.aspx

Cowtown 5K-9 Virtual Run: https://www.minnesotarunningseries.com/

Cowtown "Blast from the Past": https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/The-Cowtown--Blast-from-the-Past--Virtual-Run-and-Distance-Training-Program.aspx

Credit Union Cherry Blossom (this event has concluded): https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/CUCB-Ten-Mile-Run-and-Outside-Interactive-Announce-Free-Official-2020-Remote-Participation.aspx

Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/More-than-13-000-Runners-Earning-their-DICK-S-Sporting-Goods-Pittsburgh-Marathon-Medal-Virtually.aspx

Falmouth Road Race: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/2020-New-Balance-Falmouth-Road-Race-to-be-Run--At-Home--This-Summer.aspx

Fleet Feet Liberty Mile: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/2020-Fleet-Feet-Liberty-Mile-Now-a-Virtual-Event.aspx

Flying Pig Virtual Activities: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Amid-COVID-19-Crisis--Flying-Pig-Marathon-Pivots-to-Keep-Registrants-Engaged-.aspx

GAP Relay: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Update-on-the-2020-Rock-n-Roll-Half-Marathon-San-Francisco.aspx

Global Running Day/Austin Marathon: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Austin-Marathon-Invites-Runners-to-Free-Global-Running-Day-Virtual-5K.aspx

Global Running Day/Atlanta Track Club: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Atlanta-Track-Club-Announces-Community-Challenges-for-Global-Running-Day.aspx

Global Running Day/NYRR: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/-New-York-Road-Runners-to-Celebrate-Global-Running-Day-on-June-3-with-Virtual-Experiences.aspx

HMF Free Virtual Fitness Challenge for Kidshttps://www.hartfordmarathon.com/miles-with-miles/

J&A Racing: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/J-A-Racing-Embraces-Virtual-Races-During-COVID-19-Epidemic.aspx

JUST RUN Youth Fitness Program: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/JUST-RUN-Offers-Free-At-Home-Youth-Fitness-Program.aspx

Lou2Lex Virtual Ultra: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Louisville-Running-Company-launches-100-Mile-Lou2Lex-Virtual-Ultra-to-Benefit-COVID-19-Relief-Effort.aspx

Marine Corps 17.75K: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/New--Virtual-Open-Run-for-Marine-Corps-17.75K.aspx

Marine Corps Historic Half: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Marine-Corps-Historic-Half-Weekend-Cancelled-Due-to-COVID-19.aspx

Mercy Health Glass City Marathon:  https://glasscitymarathon.org/covid-19-updates/

Monumental Mile: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/2020-Monumental-Mile-Will-be-a-Virtual-Event.aspx

MSP Design Group Big Blue 5K: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/MSP-Design-Group-Big-Blue-5K-Goes-Virtual-To-Support-Student-Athlete-Scholarships.aspx

Probility Ann Arbor Marathon: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Probility-Ann-Arbor-Marathon-Canceled-due-to-COVID-19-Concerns.aspx

Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon: https://www.clevelandmarathon.com/events/virtual-race.aspx

Run Localhttps://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Run-Local-Diversifies-Virtual-Opportunities-and-Supports-Community.aspx

Run the One/Run Local: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Run-Local--Invites-Runners-to--Run-the-One--with-the-California-Coast-500-Challenge.aspx

Run the South Half Marathon, 10K, 5K: https://runthesouthcharlotte.raceroster.com

Shamrock Run Portland (this event has concluded)https://www.shamrockrunportland.com/the-spirit-of-shamrock-lives-on-options-for-2020/

Spring Classic Duathlon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K: https://www.runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/WHY-Racing-promotes-upcoming-Virtual-Race-with-Tiger-King-spoof.aspx

Virtual Run Minne Series: https://www.minnesotarunningseries.com/

WHY Events Couve Clover Run (this event has concluded): https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Virtual-Run-Success--WHY-Racing-s-Couve-Clover-Run-in-Vancouver-Proves-the-Race-Will-Go-On.aspx

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon (this event has concluded): https://www.jandaracing.com/blog/coronavirus-covid-19-update/

 

General Statement

Akron Marathon: https://www.akronmarathon.org/coronavirus-covid-19/?fbclid=IwAR36OsdG4v7xL2fTi5WLqqC4rWWJaMp1dw21wqXhttgl4sS4HDQTrdYPgQE

Atlanta Track Club: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Atlanta-Track-Club-Statement-on-COVID-19.aspx

Atlanta Track Club re: Peachtree: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Registration-to-Open-for-51st-Running-of-AJC-Peachtree-Road-Race.aspx 

CARA (Chicago Area Runners Association): https://cararuns.org/cs/cara/site.viewblog/93

Cool Events: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/CoolEvents-Releases-Statement-On-Coronavirus.aspx

Fort2Base Race: http://www.fort2base.com/uncategorized/fort2base-update-regarding-covid-19/

IRONMAN Group/Rock n Roll Marathon Series: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/The-IRONMAN-Group-s-Response-to-COVID-19.aspx

Marine Corps Marathon Pledge to Runners: https://runningusa.org/RUSA/News/2020/Marine-Corps-Marathon-Pledge-to-Runners.aspx 

NYCRUNS: https://nycruns.com/nycruns-corona-virus-cancellation-policy/

OC Marathon: https://ocmarathon.com/important-update-regarding-covid-19/

Ottawa Marathon: https://www.runottawa.ca/news-item/covid19-update