Catalina Island Marathon, 10K, 5K

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Deferral Options
Catalina Island Marathon Deferral Options

Updated Deferral Options - Catalina Island Marathon
March 19, 2020

The following are the four options for your deferral around the postponement of the 2020
Catalina Island Marathon.

These options will apply to all of the runs which were postponed, the marathon, 10K, 5K and kids runs


1) Defer to our postponed date of August 29, 2020. The Deferred date will be August 29th, 2020.  All entries for the respective run will automatically be deferred if the marathon morning boat ticket was purchased this will be deferred also.  We expect to have a date confirmed by the end of the week. Please understand that this is a multi-party decision and we are working hard with all of the Island partners to firm up this date.

You will be automatically enrolled in this option unless you select option 2, 3 or 4 on catalinaislandmarathon.com


2) Virtual Run - Transfer your 2020 entry to our virtual option. Run 26.2 miles; 10K; 5K; in a beautiful setting, post a photo of your run, along with your results (optional) to our open Catalina Island Marathon Virtual Run Facebook Group.  We will mail to you your shirt; finisher medal and if you run the marathon you will receive your year bar to keep your streak going. 

How to signup for this option?
Go to catalinaislandmarathon.com and under the postponement prompt on the homepage, select ‘Switch to Virtual Race’. Next, login and or add your email to locate your registration and submit your transfer and submit. That’s it! From there, go on your run and share your experience through this Catalina Island Marathon Virtual Run Facebook Group




3) Catalina Island Half Marathon Deferral - By selecting this option, you are deferring your 2020 Catalina Island Marathon, 10k or 5k entry to either the 2020 Catalina Island Half Marathon, 10k or 5k on November 14th. We will reach out directly to understand which distance you'd like to defer to. Select this option and expect to hear from us directly in the coming days.

How do I process this deferral?
Go to catalinaislandmarathon.com and under the Postponement prompt on the homepage, select ‘Defer my entry to the Catalina Island Half Marathon or 10k’. Next, login or add your email and submit your deferral. Once completed, expect to hear from us via email in the coming days to ask which event you want to participate in.

4) 2021 Special - Choose this option by April 12th if you'd like to register for any of our 2021 Catalina Island Marathon events at 50% off. That would put the marathon at a cost of $65.00 and the 5K or 10K at $17.50, plus processing fees. Once selecting, expect to hear from us in the coming days with your 50% coupon.

How do I choose this option?
Go to catalinaislandmarathon.com and under the Postponement prompt on the homepage, select ‘2021 Special’. Next, login or add your email and submit your decision. Once completed, expect to hear from us directly in the coming days with your 50% off coupon for 2021.


If you have questions that arise during this process then please view this page for general updates and deferral information. 

You can also view the most update to date virtual run information here


If you need to contact us, please contact info@spectrumsports.net.


We hope that these options provide you with some flexibility and encourage you to seek a running experience now or in the near future with us. 


All the best,


The Run Catalina Team

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