Refund/Transfer Policies

Please understand that it is a risk to pre-register for a race. You may get injured, change your mind, or decide to attend a wedding instead.  We do not give refunds or transfer your entry to another runner.  It takes too much time for us to process these types of transactions.  Putting on a race is expensive and time consuming.  Most of the costs for a race (permit fees, advertising, insurance, preparation costs, food costs, and more) occur well before the event even happens.

****If you cannot run due to injury or an emergency, you can carry your race entry over to the 2018 Cle Elum Ridge race, provided you give us at least 21 days notice prior to the event you cannot run.  You may also transfer to a 2018 Bellingham Trail Running Race. Your transfer is only good for 1 year.   

If you would like to earn free entry into Cle Elum Ridge 25k/50k, you may contact us ahead of time about volunteering or bringing a volunteer to a race.  Because we have limited volunteer positions, you will need to set up the volunteering with us ahead of time to get free entry.  For more information on this option, please email me at

Sorry, no refunds here either.You must pick up your shirt at the race. We do not mail them, even if you send a check to have it mailed--it's really a time issue. Please note this before ordering. If you order one, you take a chance that you will not be present to pick yours up and will thus forfeit it. Not to worry, we will give it to a deserving volunteer.  As much as we'd love to have a room full of employees to deal with refunds and mailing, we don't and it sure takes a lot of time, so please understand the risk before ordering the shirts. Thanks for understanding!