Take the SF/LA Challenge

The San Francisco Marathon is happy to announce that we’re partnering up with the Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS to continue the SF/LA Challenge! 

The SF/LA Challenge medal is an extra medal bringing together two of the best races in California: the San Francisco Marathon and the Los Angeles Marathon!

How does it work? Any runner who completed any in-person distance of the 2023 LA Marathon race can earn the special medal by completing a race at The San Francisco Marathon (July 22-23, 2023). 

 If you didn’t run LA this year, just start your challenge at The San Francisco Marathon in July and you can qualify at the LA Marathon in 2024.  

*If you already qualified and received your challenge medal at the 2023 LA Marathon, you will start the challenge again, and be eligible for another medal at the LA Marathon in 2024. 

*All in-person distances qualify excluding the Family 1K or Virtual.

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