Love Run Philadelphia Half Marathon Cancellation Policies

Love Run Philadelphia Half Marathon Cancellation Policies

First, we want to thank you for all of your support through this very difficult, very fluid time. We cannot express how disappointed we are that we could not race with you in 2020 but the City of Philadelphia’s decision to cancel all races for 2020 is the best decision and imperative to our return to racing.  As we have said time and time again, this is truly our passion and we cannot wait for the time we can return to racing and cross that finish line together!

We realize that the cancellation of our race (and so many others) has affected each of you very deeply and we want to do everything in our power to offer you a positive resolution.

Following are the Love Run Philadelphia Half Marathon 2020 Date Change Policies (Please note all requests must be submitted by 9.1.20):

DEFER YOUR ENTRY: Defer your full entry fee to Love Run 2021 (March 28, 2021). Deferrals must be submitted by September 1, 2020.


We are living in unprecedented times dealing with COVID-19 and it has changed the way we gather as groups and hold events for 2020. We get it and know it’s not a real race but if you have continued your training, why not race with us on your own turf and be rewarded with an epic shirt & finish medal!  Now is the time for us to come together, if not literally, figuratively and we will come out of this stronger than ever.

The virtual run will open on August 1, 2020 and close on 10.10.20. You may enter any time between 8.1 and 10.01.10. Enter the virtual run now

Did you defer your entry and now want to switch to the virtual run? No problem email Suzanne.

Please note: if you do not choose (and formally submit a request form) for one of the above options you will automatically be included in the virtual Love Run and forfeit your deferral to the 2021 race.


We want to thank you again for your kind words, patience, and also your positive energy as we work towards suitable resolutions for all of you.

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