California Dreamin’ Racing Cup

From the bridge to the beach, The San Francisco Marathon and the Surf City Marathon offer amazing courses for you to conquer. Debuting in 2017, the NEW California Dreamin’ medal celebrates these iconic California cities. All finishers of the 2016 and 2017 San Francisco Marathon or Half Marathon who run and finish Surf City 2017 will receive this unique spinner medal commemorating this incredible achievement!

The San Francisco Marathon Course


Surf City Marathon Course


Challenge Rules

  • Runners must complete The San Francisco Marathon (Full Marathon, 1st Half Marathon or 2nd Half Marathon) and The Surf City Marathon (Full Marathon or Half Marathon) consecutively and in any order. Runners must have official finish times for both.
  • Runners must register for both events with the same first and last name, date of birth, and preferably email address to be automatically qualified.
  • Runners will pick up their commemorative medal upon completing the 2nd qualifying event.

Race Day Instructions

  • Pick up your bib at our Race Expo and check for the California Dreamin’ stamp. This is the ticket to pick up your medal at the finish line. If your bib is not stamped, please visit the Solutions Table at the Race Expo.
  • Medals will be available for pick-up at the Challenges Tents at the Finish Line of the 2nd qualifying event.
  • Medals must be picked up at the Finish Line and will not be 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 with questions.


Accept the Challenge

The San Francisco Marathon, 1st Half and 2nd Half

Surf City Marathon and Half Marathon