Join The San Francisco Marathon Team Challenge. Create or Join a Team.

Train Together. Race Together. Finish together: Complete the San Francisco Marathon in a team of 4 or more people, and celebrate together.

Choose Your Distance: Teams are eligible to run all distances.

Teams are great for: Groups of friends, family, running clubs, community groups, coworkers, and more!

Scoring: Team points will be awarded based on individual team members’ placement within their age groups and overall team performance.

Train Together. Race Together. Finish Together.

Take on this unique opportunity to experience The San Francisco Marathon with a team. The team competition is free and open to any registered participant and a great challenge, whether you’re looking for a fun goal to set with friends, or plan your running group’s next event.

Registered runners are invited to create or join a team of 4 to more people. Train, race, and finish any distance with your team, and make your San Francisco Marathon experience even more memorable.

The San Francisco Marathon Race Distances

Full Marathon: Learn More
1st Half Marathon: Learn More
2nd Half Marathon: Learn More
5K: Learn More

Team Details and Rules

  • Overview

    The team competition is free and open to any registered participant in The San Francisco Marathon on July 31st, 2016. Each team must have a minimum of 4 members.

  • Team Makeup
    • Teams must have a minimum of 4 runners.
    • Team members may run any of the distances.
    • Runners may only be entered on one team roster.
    • Runners must follow all rules that pertain to The San Francisco Marathon.
  • Scoring

    Team points will be awarded based on individual team members’ placement within their age groups and are determined as follows: Each team member is scored based on what age division place a runner has divided by how many people constitute that age group. The team members who have the 4 lowest point scores are added together and form the team score. Lowest team score wins. More people in a particular age group and the higher division placement is desired. Race distance is irrelevant.

  • Team Divisions
    Accounting • Competitive Female • Competitive Male • Competitive Unisex • Construction/Engineering/Architecture • Financial/Insurance/Real Estate • Fire • Health • Legal • Manufacturing • Media/Advertising/PR • Military • Non-Profit/Causes • Other • Police • Restaurants – Food & Bev • Retail • Running Clubs • Schools • Social – Friends/Family • Technology • Transportation/Travel – Airlines & Hotels

Group Sales Offerings

The San Francisco Marathon Team Challenge includes opportunities for exclusive discounts to groups of 15 or more registrants. Contact us to learn more.

Be a Part of The San Francisco Marathon 2016 Team Challenge

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