Example Races

Hybrid and modified in-person races have been happening! There are many, many ways to pull off a hybrid or in-person event, depending on your local restrictions and resources, but we pulled a few examples of races you can check out for inspiration:

Q&A's with Timers & Race Directors who have Modified Events:

Vacation Races: Bryce Canyon Ultras and Zion at Night
In-person, with safety modifications

Modified In-Person Races Panel
T&H Timing, Race Day Events, Race Day Professionals, and RunFar discuss their various approaches to modifying events to get people running in-person.

 

Example Events:

1. Wheeler Mission Turkey Trot (website)
In-person for 6,000 (reduced from 17,000 in 2019) with a virtual option to expand participation.

2. Heart of America Marathon (website, Facebook, and news article)
Modified in-person event with a cap of 70 runners and a socially distance start.

2. Justin Pepper 5K (website and Facebook)
Hybrid event with in-person and virtual options

3. Five on the Sixth (website)
Modified in-person with a 2-hour open-start.

4. Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10K (website and press release)
Hybrid option with optional courses and signage (but no chip timing), as well as run-anywhere virtual options.

5. Richmond Marathon (website and news article)
Hybrid option for thousands of runners, with a set, USATF-certified course to be chip-timed over the course of 16 days and additional time verification via RaceJoy.

6. Pikes Peak Marathon (website and news article)
In-person event for 800, with social distancing modifications and several streaming locations to discourage spectators.

7. Socially Distant 5K Trail Series (website and Facebook)
In-person trail series with wave starts.

8. We The Runners 5K In-Person and Virtual (website)
Hybrid race with in-person and virtual options.

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