California Dreamin’ Racing Cup

From the bridge to the beach, the San Francisco Marathon and the JetBlue Long Beach Marathon offer amazing courses for you to conquer. The California Dreamin’ medal celebrates these iconic California cities. All runners who complete a full or half marathon at the San Francisco Marathon and JetBlue Long Beach Marathon consecutively receive an extra medal.

The San Francisco Marathon Course


JetBlue Long Beach Marathon


Challenge Rules

  • Runners must complete the San Francisco Marathon and Half Marathon (either 1st or 2nd half) and The JetBlue Long Beach Marathon and 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.

When/where will I receive my medal?

  • The first qualifying event for the 2020 year is The San Francisco Marathon (July 26, 2020). All finishers of the 2020 San Francisco Marathon or Half Marathon that also complete the 2020 JetBlue Long Beach Marathon or Half Marathon will receive their medal at the 2020 JetBlue Long Beach Marathon (October 4, 2020).

What if I was a CA Dreamin’ Surf City challenge participant?

  • The CA Dreamin’ Challenge with Surf City completed at the 2019 San Franciso Marathon. The new challenge is with the JetBlue Long Beach Marathon.

Check Your Eligibility

Click below and enter your first and last name and email. Confirmation status will show challenge name and YES if eligible. If you believe eligibility status is not showing correctly, contact with questions.


Accept the Challenge

The San Francisco Marathon, 1st Half and 2nd Half • July 26th, 2020


Jet Blue Long Beach Marathon and Half Marathon • October 4, 2020