Earn more bling for your miles and take on one of our race challenges. The San Francisco Marathon offers a number of opportunities to earn an exclusive challenge medal and other gear in addition to your race finisher medal. You can take on one of our year-over-year challenges to challenge yourself along our course or one of our partner challenges, tackling multiple races consecutively. Don’t miss your chance to build out your medal collection, take on a race challenge this year!

You can check your eligibility status here. Please contact support@emallc.com with any questions regarding our challenges.

Double Up Challenge

The DUC challenge returns in 2021! Run our new 5k course on Saturday and then run any distance on Sunday to get a special Double Up Challenge Medal.

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Half It All Challenge

From iconic Golden Gate Bridge views to the incredible atmosphere of Haight/Ashbury and The Mission, each of our half marathon courses offer something unique. Why not run them both? Run the 1st Half Marathon and 2nd Half Marathon in consecutive years, and you’ll earn the special Half it All Challenge.

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TSFM Biofreeze 52 Club Hoodie

52 Club Challenge

Become a member of the 52 Club! Log 52.4 miles with us by completing both of our half marathon events consecutively, and then run our full marathon at this year’s race to earn the coveted 52 Club hoodie!

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TSFM Biofreeze Loyal Runner Medal

Loyal Runners Challenge

We love our loyal runners! Those who run The San Francisco Marathon (half or full marathon) 2 or more times consecutively receive exclusive rewards for their commitment.

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SF/Berkeley Challenge

Run the Bay from the Golden Gate Bridge to Cal Campus and there will be an extra medal waiting for you. Runners who participate in any distance event at The San Francisco Marathon and any distance event at The Berkeley Half Marathon consecutively will receive a special San Francisco/Berkeley Challenge medal commemorating their achievement.

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