Santiago postponement FAQs

Why did you postpone - again?

After extensive meetings with the respective authorities, business partners and organizational teams, we have decided to postpone the 2019 Adidas Rock 'n' Roll Santiago Half Marathon scheduled for 9 November.

Our athletes expect and deserve a safe, unforgettable, and positive musically themed running event experience. The current situation in Santiago, Chile does not allow for the standards of safety or quality to be guaranteed.

We understand the disappointment this may cause and while a decision like this is never easy, it was made with the best interest of our participants, volunteers, local community and event team in mind.

I signed a waiver, it should be my choice whether I want to run or not!

As you can imagine, much goes into the preparation of the Adidas Rock ‘n’ Roll Santiago Half Marathon. Our team works in collaboration with authorities, partners, volunteers and the community to plan, set up and host the race. At no time do we wish to jeopardize the safety of any of our participants, nor the stakeholders that contribute to your race day experience, so with these considerations in mind, the difficult decision was made to postpone the race for all participants.

What are my options as a registered participant?

All participants should have received an email explaining what options are available to them.  If you were due to participate in this event your registration will automatically be transferred to the new date, 14 March, 2020. You also have the option to transfer to another nominated Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series race, or receive a refund. Complete this survey by 10 November, 2019 to make your selection. 

*The 3k can only be transferred into 2020 Rock'n'Roll Santiago

Can I still get my race bib, participant t-shirt and medal?

No. All race benefits will transfer with your registration in line with the option you selectYou will collect your race bib, t-shirt and other benefits at the race that you choose to participate.

What about the Heavy Medal I was supposed to earn?

We’re sorry, Heavy Medal counts require official finisher times in order to keep your count up to date. As no participant can receive an official finisher time from Santiago 2019 no Heavy Medals will be awarded.

If you have any specific queries about Heavy Medals, please email us at [email protected]

This is part of my World Rocker Limited Edition Medal quest. What now?

The World Rocker Limited Edition Medal is awarded to participants that finish a Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series marathon or half marathon in two countries within the one calendar year.

There’s still time in 2019 to complete your quest. With transfer options for other Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series races in other countries we hope you will choose to race in a new location and earn your medal.

If you have any specific queries about Limited Edition Medals, please email us at [email protected]

Will the Health and Fitness Expo still occur?

No, the Health and Fitness Expo will also be postponed to 13 – 14 March, 2020.

Will the post race concert still be happening?

No, the post race concert will also be postponed to 14 March, 2020

Who is responsible for expenses incurred for my travel?

Travel expenses are the responsibility of the participant. Sorry, no travel expenses will be reimbursed.

I need to speak to someone – how can I contact you?

We anticipate a high volume of inquiry at this time. You can contact us by the following methods. We ask for your patience as we respond to each inquiry in the order in which it was received.

Email: [email protected]

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