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



Sanford Fargo Marathon:


Air Force Marathon:–Offers-Virtual-Option.aspx

Allstate Hot Chocolate 15K (remaining events):

Akron Summer Races:

Austin American Statesman Cap 10K:–2020.aspx

Bank of America 13.1:

Bank of America Chicago Marathon:

Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle:

Big Sur Marathon:–Originally-Postponed–Has-Been-Cancelled-Due-to-COVID-19.aspx


Boston Marathon:

Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon:

Colfax Marathon:

Credit Union Cherry Blossom:–Free-Virtual-Race-Planned.aspx

Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon:

Eugene Marathon:

Flyby 5K:–will-return-in-2021.aspx

Flying Pig Marathon:

Fort2Base Race:

GO St. Louis:

Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon (Sweden):

Grandma’s Marathon:

Hartford Marathon Foundation events in March:

Marine Corps 17.75K:

Marine Corps Historic Half:

Missoula Marathon:

NYC Half:

NYC Marathon:

NYRR cancellation announcement of all events through Aug. 15:

Ogden Marathon:

Ottawa Marathon:

Popular Brooklyn Half:–Brooklyn-Half-on-May-16-is-Canceled.aspx

Probility Ann Arbor Marathon (Epic Races):

Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race:

Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon:

Rock ‘n’ Roll Atlantic City Half 2020 and 2021:–n–Roll-Atlantic-City-Half-Marathon.aspx

Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half:–n–Roll-Chicago-Half-Marathon.aspx

Rock ‘n’ Roll Clearwater 2020:–n–Roll-Clearwater-Half-Marathon.aspx

Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver 2020 and 2021:–n–Roll-Denver-Half-Marathon.aspx

Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon and Half 2020:–n–Roll-San-Diego-Marathon-and-Half.aspx

Rock ‘n’ Roll San Francisco 2021:–n–Roll-Half-Marathon-San-Francisco.aspx

Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose 2020:–n–Roll-San-Jose-Half-Marathon.aspx

Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon and Half 2020:–n–Roll-Savannah-Marathon-and-Half.aspx

Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon and Half 2020:–n–Roll-Seattle-Marathon-and-Half.aspx

Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half:

Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans 2021:–n–Roll-New-Orleans-Marathon-and-Half.aspx

Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia 2020 and 2021:–n–Roll-Philadelphia-Half-Marathon.aspx

Rock ‘n’ Roll San Francisco Half:

Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington D.C. Marathon and Half:

Run in the Name of Love (Carmel, Calif.);

Shamrock Run Portland (Motiv Sports):

TD Beach to Beaon:

Twin Cities in Motion:

WHY Racing Events Couve Clover Run:

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon:

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




Bay to Breakers:

Carmel Marathon:–June-14.aspx

Catalina Island Marathon:

Delaware Running Festival:

Frederick Running Festival:

Guinness Open Gate Brew Run:

Oakland Running Festival:

OC Marathon:

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon:

Philadelphia Love Run Half Marathon:

Silicon Valley Half Marathon:

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:

Akron Marathon:

America Runs the 4th:

Big Sur Marathon Big Surreal Challenge:–The-Big-Surreal.aspx


Boston Marathon:

Calgary Marathon and 2020 Run Calgary Events:

Corrigan Sports Virtual Run to Benefit Restaurant Employees:

Cowtown 5K-9 Virtual Run:

Cowtown “Blast from the Past”:–Blast-from-the-Past–Virtual-Run-and-Distance-Training-Program.aspx

Credit Union Cherry Blossom:

Detroit Marathon:

Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh:

Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half:—Half-Marathon–to-be-Communitywide-Fundraising-Movement.aspx

Falmouth Road Race:–At-Home–This-Summer.aspx

Fleet Feet Liberty Mile:

Flying Pig Virtual Activities:–Flying-Pig-Marathon-Pivots-to-Keep-Registrants-Engaged-.aspx

GAP Relay:

Global Running Day/Austin Marathon:

Global Running Day/Atlanta Track Club:

Global Running Day/NYRR:

Richard S. Caliguiri Great Race:

HMF Free Virtual Fitness Challenge for Kids:

J&A Racing:

JUST RUN Youth Fitness Program:

Lou2Lex Virtual Ultra:

Marine Corps 17.75K:–Virtual-Open-Run-for-Marine-Corps-17.75K.aspx

Marine Corps Historic Half:

Marine Corps Marathon:

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon:

Mercy Health Glass City Marathon:

Monumental Mile:

Monterey Bay Half Marathon:

MSP Design Group Big Blue 5K:

OhioHealth Capital City Half, Emerald City Half:–Emerald-City-Half—Quarter-Marathon-To-Be-Held-Virtually.aspx


Probility Ann Arbor Marathon:

Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon:

Run Local:

Run the One/Run Local:–Invites-Runners-to–Run-the-One–with-the-California-Coast-500-Challenge.aspx

Run the South Half Marathon, 10K, 5K:

Shamrock Run Portland (this event has concluded):

Spring Classic Duathlon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K:

The Race:

Ukrop’s Monument Ave:–course-options-for-Sept.-25-Sept.-27.aspx

Virtual Run Minne Series:

WHY Events Couve Clover Run:–WHY-Racing-s-Couve-Clover-Run-in-Vancouver-Proves-the-Race-Will-Go-On.aspx

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon:


General Statement 

CARA (Chicago Area Runners Association):

Cool Events:

IRONMAN Group/Rock n Roll Marathon Series:

Marine Corps Marathon Pledge to Runners: