2021 Los Angeles Marathon FAQs

If I already deferred my registration, can I un-defer?

The deadline to un-defer was July 31.

I’m already registered but cannot participate on the new date. What are my options?

The deadline to defer your 2021 registration was July 31, 2021. There will be no refunds available.

How do I defer my 2021 registration and when is the deadline?

The deadline to defer your 2021 entry was July 31.

Are you able to complete the event virtually if you choose to?

The option to transfer your 2021 registration to the Virtual participation was July 31. This option was only available to those who registered for the 2021 event before the date was changed due to the pandemic.

What is the deadline to complete my race virtually?

If you transferred to the virtual option before July 31, 2021, you have until November 7, 2021 to complete your virtual run.

If I’m completing virtually, when will I receive my athlete package?

We will start shipping medals and participant t-shirts by November. Please allow until mid December to receive your package.

Will there be shuttle options in 2021?

We will be offering pre-race shuttles from Century City and Union Station to Dodger Stadium. For those staying in our official hotels in DTLA, shuttles will be offered pre-race to Dodger Stadium and post-race back to DTLA. Please check the "Hotels and Transportation" page under "event info" for more details.

What is the deadline for corral placement?

Corral placement deadline is July 31st, 2021

When do you close registration?

There is no set registration cutoff date. We will close registration before the event or at event sellout, whichever comes first.

When does the registration price increase?

Registration price increases every few weeks from the time our registration opens to the time registration closes leading up to the marathon.

I am unable to participate in the event, can I be refunded?

No, per our no refund, transfer, or deferral policy, we are not able to refund registration fees.

I signed up for regular but would like to now run for a charity, is it possible to switch my registration?

Yes, but first please reach out to your desired charity from our list of charity partners letting them know you are wanting to change your registration to a charity registration and to see if they still have room available on their team and what their fundraising requirements are.

If I signed up for each event individually, am I still qualified for the Challenges?

Yes! As long as participants use the same email address to register for each event, they will be manually pooled into the Challenges they qualify for.

My finishing time/bib number is not posted, how can that be fixed?

Please email solutions@mccourtfoundation.org with your registered name, bib number, and request and it will be forwarded to our timing company for review.

Can I transfer my registration to a family member/friend?

No. Per our no refund, transfer, or deferral policy, we do not allow the transfer of race registrations from one participant to another.

I wasn’t able to register before the event sold out. Is there any way I can still register?

Unfortunately, no. Once registrations are completely sold-out or registration is closed we are not able to allow any additional participants to register.

I wasn’t able to get my shirt and/or medal after the event, how do I go about getting those?

Please email solutions@mccourtfoundation.org to speak with a customer service representative for details on how to obtain your missed item/items.

If I participated in the 2021 Virtual run count towards any Challenges?

Yes. Virtual runs do count towards our event Challenges.

Are virtual runners eligible for awards?

Virtual runners are not eligible for awards.

When & Where will Expo take place?

Expo will take place on November 5-6, 2021 at Dodgers Stadium

What safety protools will be taken/implemented?

We will continue to evaluate the event in November to ensure the health & safety of our participants, volunteers and partners, the applicable health departments and other governmental agencies. Please check our website for more updates as we get closer to race weekend.

I have questions about the 2022 LAM, where can I find answers?

Scroll down to see answers specifically for the 2022 Los Angeles Marathon. if you are unsure of any questions please email us or find us on social media @LAMarathon

When is the 2022 Los Angeles Marathon?

The 2022 Los Angeles Marathon will take place March 20, 2022

What are your COVID health & safety guidelines?

We are constant communication with local officials and will follow all then current public health guidelines with participant and community safety as our top priority. We will announce any specific mandates or guidelines as defined by the county as they are confirmed closer to the event.

Will I need to wear a mask while running?

No. We have confirmed with LA County Health Officials that participants will not need to wear a mask once they cross the start line. Masks will be required while in the Start Line corrals. We will share more information as it is confirmed.

2022 Los Angeles Marathon FAQ

When is the 2022 Los Angeles Marathon?

March 20, 2022

Will the Course be the Stadium to the Stars again?

Yes, the plan is for the course to be largely, if not exactly, the same as 2021.

When will the registration price increase?

The price of $159 is for a limited time and while supplies last. Once we reach capacity at that price point, the registration price increases as we get closer to the marathon.

If I sign up and them an unable to participate, can I be refunded or defer my registration?

Per our policy there is no refund, transfer, or deferral policy and we are not able to refund registration fees.

Can I defer my entry?

No. There will be no deferrals for anyone who registers for the 2022 Los Angeles Marathon. The lenient policies and exceptions that were made in 2021 due to the pandemic will not apply for any 2022 registrations.

Can I transfer my registration to a family member/friend?

No. Per our no refund, transfer, or deferral policy, we do not allow the transfer of race registrations from one participant to another.

I signed up for regular but would like to now run for a charity, is it possible to switch my registration?

Yes, but first please reach out to your desired charity from our list of charity partners letting them know you are wanting to change your registration to a charity registration and to see if they still have room available on their team and what their fundraising requirements are.

If I signed up for each event individually, am I still qualified for the bonus medal Challenges like Conquer LA?

Yes! As long as participants use the same email address to register for each event, they will be manually pooled into the Challenges they qualify for.

Will you have a Virtual option at the 2022 Los Angeles Marathon?

No, at this time we are not planning to have a virtual option for the 2022 Los Angeles Marathon.

For additional questions, email solutions@mccourtfoundation.org 

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