Run For Climate Action:
Fundraise & Earn Your Registration!

We are fundraising for climate change initiatives and we need your help!

In exchange for helping to fundraise for climate change, you can earn your registration to run in the 2020 San Francisco Marathon.

Do something good for the planet, do something good for yourself!

Our goal is to raise $25,000 to help address climate change by investing in initiatives that help reduce carbon in the atmosphere through growing and maintaining urban forests and flora, educate our communities, and help to conserve resources. We are planning to allocate these funds to The City of San Francisco Urban Forest programs.

How it works

  1. Register to run the San Francisco Marathon and choose the “Climate Change” option (in Step 2 of the registration process, “Select Your Race Event”).
  2. Pay an initial deposit (see table below).
  3. Set up your fundraising page and share with your friends, family and co-workers, asking them to donate and support your fundraising efforts.
  4. Fundraise a set amount (depending on the race you choose, see table below) within 75 days.
  5. Congratulations! You’ve earned your San Francisco Marathon race registration and you can feel good about helping the planet too!



Minimum Fundraising Amounts & Deposits

Each race has a different initial deposit to register and a minimum amount you will need to fundraise in order to earn your registration refund.

It doesn’t take very many people to donate just $20 each to quickly fundraise these minimum amounts! 

Don’t feel limited to these minimums either. Feel free to keep sharing and keep raising as much as you can for climate change!

NOTE: Write down the above minimum amount to raise for the race you’re choosing, so you can reference that amount when you create your Fundraising page.

Once you raise the minimum amount for the race you registered for, your initial deposit will be refunded to the original card used during registration within 5 business days and your race registration will be finalized.

If you do not raise the funds within 75 days (or by July 1, 2020), your initial deposit will not be refunded and your race registration will be canceled.

You may donate the remaining balance due on the 75th day (or no later than July 1, 2020) to fulfill the obligation and remain registered.

Climate Change registrations are limited. Purchase early to ensure availability.


I’m Fundraising For Climate Change!

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If you are currently participating in the Run For Climate Action fundraiser, make sure to share your Green Badge on your social media pages or when you’re emailing friends, family, and co-workers and asking for donations.

Download and share your Green Badge!

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Questions or For More Information

If you registered for the Run For Climate Action program before March 23, 2020, and have questions please email general questions regarding setting up or accessing your Fundraising page, please email us at