Bay Area Challenge: How to Take Your Berkeley Experience Further

The 2023 Berkeley Half Marathon is well and truly over. The event attracted thousands of runners, and thousands more people came to enjoy the race atmosphere and cheer them on. As runners rest and recover after achieving their goals, the urge to keep training and conquer another challenge sets in. Many start to ask, What’s next? Of course, ... More

Berkeley Half Marathon Race Day

Berkeley Race Day Checklist: Important Details to Help You Enjoy the Berkeley Half Marathon Race Weekend

The Berkeley Half Marathon is quickly approaching. This weekend, November 18th and 19th, runners will flock to Berkeley, California to participate in what is shaping up to be an awesome race and an even better experience. Many different events will take place during the race weekend, and with so much going on, here’s a Berkeley race day ... More

Don’t Miss Out On The Community, Friendships, and Celebration

“I can feel just how supportive this community is,” says Vanessa Wallace, Biofreeze Berkeley Half Marathon Ambassador. “It’s a fun course and it’s good to see people I haven’t seen in awhile,” says Charles Lim, another Race Ambassador this year. Runners who come out to the same local races year after year become a commun... More

Two Beautiful Cities On The Bay (Plus ALL The Medals)

“I think of Berkeley as a mini-San Francisco. I just love the Bay Area,” says Mike Dasalla, Race Ambassador. This is why Mike decided to run both the San Francisco Marathon and the Biofreeze Berkeley Half Marathon this year -- he wants to enjoy both of these beautiful cities on the Bay. He’s also looking forward to getting his ... More

Earning the SF/Berkeley Challenge Medal

Not just another medal showing that I had crossed a finish line — but an embodiment of my new commitment to running and a healthy lifestyle, racing not just to cross another time off my list but to keep moving forward toward new goals. More

Embracing the SF-Berkeley Challenge

Race the Bay and earn your SF/Berkeley Challenge medal by experiencing the Bay Area's most fun and beautiful community races. More