Runners, Volunteers and Fans,


After meeting with local officials today, we have been asked to cancel our race scheduled for August 23, 2020 to protect the health and wellness of the community and our competitors. We tried our absolute best to make our race happen and understand how frustrating this is for everyone involved. For those who have registered already, please review the information below.


We are offering FREE deferrals to 2021 for anyone who registered. The date of our race is June 13, 2021. If you would like to defer, please email us at Please be patient with us as we work through hundreds of messages.


You may transfer your bib to another participant. To do so, simply email their name and email to us at


Please understand that much like other small, single-event companies, we are not able to offer refunds for a number of reasons such as charitable commitments and fixed race expenses.

Virtual Race Option:

We are working to create a Virtual Race option for those who would like to participate. We should have those details sorted out soon and will update you all as soon as possible.

Charity Partners:

We are committed to continuing support for our charity partners now more than ever. This last spring, LPM donated over $10,000 in shoes to our first responders through our shoe program, and donated over $6,500 to our local food pantry through a virtual race we set up. We hope you will help us support our charity partners like the Elmore SPCA, Lake Placid Backpack Program and ACLU if you can.

Again, thank you all so much for your commitment to our race and we plan to make 2021 a very special year for our return. If you have questions, please reach out to us at and please be patient as we work through your messages.

Train on, stay safe,

Lake Placid Marathon & Half