Refund Policy

Refund/Deferment Policy – The Great American Bacon Race 5k

Please read our Refund and Weather Policies in their entirety. If you have any questions, please email  for clarification. No exceptions to this policy will be made.

More than 30 days before the race (choice of):

  • Deferment to next year’s race (one year only).

  • Transfer registration to another individual

  • Refund; minus $5 to cover credit card fees and registration platform service fee

Less than 30 days before race:

  • Deferment to next year’s race (one year only)

14 days or less before race:


To request a refund, deferment or transfer, please email the following information to 

  • Your full name

  • Race entered

  • Reason for refund or deferment

  • Daytime phone number (in case clarification is needed)

  • Email address

If you request a refund or deferment, you will receive an email confirming the status of the request (providing an email address is on file). Please allow up to 10 days for your request to be processed.

Switching Races: You can change races up until 14 days before the event, or until the event sells out.

Severe Weather Policy

Weather forecasts are tracked before the race for heavy rain, thunder, lightning, high winds, etc. If there is a possibility of threatening weather, information will be posted on the GABR website and social media pages to alert participants of possible course changes/cancellations.

On race day, if the weather is severe or forecasted to become severe during the duration of the event, the race start time can change, the race can be postponed or the event can be canceled. 

No Refunds will be given if the event is cancelled due to severe weather.

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