Take the SF/Berkeley Challenge


Race both sides of the Bay

To Qualify:

  • Run any distance of the San Francisco Marathon
  • Run any distance of the Berkeley Half Marathon


Challenge medal received at the second race


I’m completing this Challenge by running…

  • Runners must register for both the SF Marathon & Berkeley Half Marathon events with the same first and last name and date of birth to be automatically qualified.
  • If you already qualified at the 2023 Berkeley Half Marathon, your challenge is starting again!

How to pick up your SF/Berkeley Challenge Medal

  • Your SF/Berkeley Challenge Medal will be picked up on race weekend of your second event.

Check your Bib for the SF/Berkeley Challenge stamp. This is the ticket to pick up your medal at the expo. If your bib is not stamped, please visit the Solutions Table at the Expo.

  • Medals to be picked up at the challenge tables at the Expo (medals will also be available at 1st Half Finish and Finish Line festival for those with Bib Delivery)
  • Please note that Medals will not be mailed for any reason.
  • Medals must be picked up at the expo or Finish Line Festival and will not be mailed for any reason.
  • All in-person distances qualify excluding the Family 1K and virtual.


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