52 Club Challenge

Have you completed the Half It All Challenge? Take your race experience one step further and take on our Full Marathon distance the following year and you’ll become a member of the 52 Club! Complete both of our half marathon events (either order) and then our Full Marathon in consecutive years and you will have logged 52.4 miles with us, earning the coveted 52 club hoodie!

Earn the Half It All Medal to Become 52 Club Eligible


Then Run the Full Marathon to Join the 52 Club


Challenge Rules

  • Runners must complete the Half It All Challenge (run the 1st Half and 2nd Half in consecutive years) before running the Full Marathon and must have official finish times. For example, 2017 Half It All Challenge Finishers are eligible to join the 52 Club in 2018 if they run the Full Marathon in 2018.
  • Runners must register for all events with the same first and last name and date of birth to be automatically qualified.
  • Club members will receive an Official 52 Club Commemorative Hoodie at the Race Expo. Runners must select a sweatshirt size (unisex sizing) during registration. If no size is selected, the runner will receive a hoodie sized according to the t-shirt size selected during event registration. Size changes will be accepted through May 1, 2018.

Expo Instructions

  • Runners who qualify for the 52 Club must pick up their commemorative hoodie at the Challenges table at the Expo the year they qualify.
  • Hoodies must be picked up at the Expo and will not be available for pick up at the Finish Line Festival or mailed for any reason.

Check Your Eligibility

Click below and enter your first and last name and email. Confirmation status will show challenge or loyalty program name and YES if eligible. Contact support@emallc.com with questions.


Accept the Challenge

Are you ready to make your 2017 Half It Challenge Medal that much more meaningful? Register today to run The San Francisco Marathon in 2018 and join the 52 Club!