Customer Service

Questions about registration, transfers, deferments, refunds, etc.? Check out our Help Center or email us at 


Want to partner with us? Your brand could appear on our website, race signage, race guide, emails, etc. Learn about partnership opportunities.


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Salem Stanley

Founder & CEO

Salem started Vacation Races in 2012 out of a desire to start a company that combines fitness, travel, and nature.

Event Directors

Lyle Anderson

Event Director

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Anna Basso

Event Director

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Half Marathons

Cherie Santiago

Event Director - Global Adventures

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Global Adventures

Erin Stanley

Event Director - Wine Country Adventures

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Wine Country Adventures

Meet the Team

Katie Hippert

Katie Tom

Director of Marketing

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Lauren Schlusser

Content Manager

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Matt Anderson

Marketing, Ultras/Trailfest Specialist
Sam Ferello

Sam Ferello

Graphic/Web Designer

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Kaelee Clifford

Customer Service Manager

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Megan Stanley

Merchandise Manager

Bret Beagley

Race Operations Manager

Jen Cox

Sponsor Partnerships

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