While the physical Bend Marathon event must be canceled due to the coronavirus, we are going to try and turn the 2020 Bend Marathon into the most fun virtual event you’ve ever been a part of. Keep reading:
OPTIONS – Please visit your RunSignUp account to select an option below.
Moving forward, you have several options regarding your existing registration:
Option 1) Virtual Race:
To choose this option, you won’t have to do anything right now other than select this option on the RunSignUp site. We’ll automatically transfer the events to virtual events and you’ll be entered in the virtual event. Then get ready for a fun virtual race on April 19, 2020. (This is our recommended option because it’s still going to be more fun than doing nothing! See below for more information.) You will also receive a 20% race credit toward any race of your choice next year.
Option 2) Deferral to 2021:
You may defer your entry to the 2021 race with a 50% credit. When you register next year, you’ll receive the 50% credit to the race of your choice. To take this option, you need to log into your RunSignUp account, go to “manage registration”, and select the option to defer your registration to next year.
Option 3) Partial Refund:
A refund of 25% will be credited back to you if you don’t want to do the virtual race or deferral option if you select this option on the RunSignUp page. You will also receive a 20% race credit toward any race of your choice next year.
Welcome to the Bend Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k and 5k. We’re already gearing up for another exciting race weekend. The April 19, 2020 events will be the best mountain town races anywhere. These are spectacularly scenic courses through West Bend emphasizing everything that makes Bend, Oregon great. You’ll cruise around neighborhood parks, through ponderosa pine forests, along the mighty Deschutes River, and finish in a beautiful iconic Bend location to a hoppin’ afterparty where the kombucha and craft beer are flowing, delicious food is waiting, and you can relax because you just finished your best race ever! Join us for the 6th edition of the Bend Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k and 5k.