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River Run Half Marathon

Sun September 8, 2024 Berea, OH 44017 US

Refunds Transfers & Deferrals

  • As a team of runners, we understand issues come up, especially during endurance training.
  • We do our best to accommodate various needs and will continue to make efforts in providing the best possible options for each participant.
  • The River Run implements capped pricing at fair market value up until 1-day before the race to allow participants to register at their discretion.
  • If you have additional questions after reviewing the information below, please email


  • Runners have three generous options under the "transfer umbrella".
  • Runners can transfer 1) to virtual, 2) to another runner or 3) to another pre-selected Hermes owned race later in the year. 
1.To Virtual:
  • Run the race on your own time and at your own preferred location and submit results online anytime before September 8, 2024.
  • Follow the Event transfer tutorial HERE
2.To Another Runner:
  • This is a free complimentary option offered by Hermes and can be done anytime prior to the final packet pickup.
  • This process must be completed through the RunSignUp online transfer platform prior to the final packet pickup.
    • Follow the Participant Transfer Tutorial HERE
  • Runners are NOT allowed to simply give their bib to someone without following the online transfer process.
    • If you are found to have given your bib to someone else without following the online transfer steps or communicating with a Hermes staff member, you will be disqualified from future races.
3.To Another Upcoming Hermes Event:
  • Hermes Sports provides a complimentary option to transfer your entry into one of the listed races below - by 9/1.
    • After September 1 this option will no longer be available and there are no exceptions to this policy.
    • Qualified transfer race options include: Cleveland Turkey Trot (5k or 5-mile 11/23) or the Reindeer Run (5k 12/8)
    • Follow the Event Transfer Tutorial: HERE


  • You are able to defer your entry into the 2025 River Run race for an additional $20 good until 9/1.
  • No deferrals will be accepted after this date.
  • No deferrals are offered into the 2026 event.
  • Follow the Event Deferral Tutorial: HERE


  • Similar to a concert ticket, airplane ticket or any other live event ticket, refunds are not allowed.

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