You are not able to defer your 2022 entry fee to 2023. You do not need to inform us of your cancellation. If you do cancel, you may take the amount of your entry fee as a charitable donation on your income tax return. The Big Sur International Marathon is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


During the registration process, you have the opportunity to add refund protection offered from Protect Group. This enables you to receive a refund for the race if you are unable to attend the event. Please note: you CANNOT retroactively add refund protection. If you select this option, refunds are given by Protect Group. The race is not involved in the refund process in any way. Refunds will be given on all cart items at the time of your initial checkout (items added at a later date will not be refunded). Please see HERE for approved refund circumstances.


Yes, you may transfer your registration to another individual for a fee. You can make these changes when logged into your participant account on haku. Click on “Registration Option” on the lower right corner of your screen. The option to transfer will become available. Fees to be determined.


A limited number of category changes (upgrades/downgrades) will be available from December 15th, 2021 to  April 1, 2022. If slots are available in your desired race category (distance), you will be able to initiate the category change from your haku participant account for a $20 administrative fee. If the price of the new race category is higher than the original category, you will also pay the price difference. If the price in the new category is lower than your original category, there is no credit provided. The inventory of available slots will fluctuate based on the category changes of other participants, so check back often. For detailed instructions on how to change categories, click here.