Earn an Exclusive Challenge Medal

Take on one of our race challenges and earn more bling for your miles. Berkeley Half Marathon offers opportunities to earn an exclusive challenge medal in addition to your race finisher’s medal. Complete our year over year challenge to become a Loyal Runner or run a partner challenge, tackling multiple races consecutively. Don’t miss your chance to build out your medal collection and take on a race challenge this year!

Loyal Runners Challenge

Have you consecutively run the Berkeley Half Marathon (any distance) three times? We thank our Three-Year loyal runners with exclusive rewards for their commitment! Stay tuned: Five-Year and 10-Year awards coming soon.


SF/Berkeley Challenge

Run the Bay from the Golden Gate Bridge to Cal Campus, and earn an extra medal at your second Finish Line. Participate in any distance event at The San Francisco Marathon and any distance event at the Berkeley Half Marathon consecutively and receive a special SF/Berkeley Challenge Medal commemorating your achievement. 


Berkeley 2 Silicon Valley Challenge

Earn more bling for your miles and take on a challenge in November. Run any Berkeley Half Marathon distance (Half, 10K or 5K) in addition to the Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot (10K or 5K) and earn the exclusive Berkeley 2 Silicon Valley Challenge medal. Kick off your Thanksgiving week right and register today!