Earn an Exclusive Challenge Medal

Take on one of our race challenges and earn more bling for your miles. The 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

You will qualify if you have run the Berkeley Half Marathon (any distance) at least 3 times consecutively. BHM Loyal runners will receive a Loyal Runner Shirt in addition to the BHM participants’ shirt, to be picked up at the expo.

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SF/Berkeley Challenge

Run any SF Marathon any event and any Berkeley Half Marathon event 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.

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NEW! Bay to Bay 10K Challenge

We have a new challenge and it’s called the Bay to Bay 10K Challenge!  Participate in our San Francisco Marathon 10K on September 19th, 2021, then run the Berkeley Half Marathon 10K on February 27th.  That’s all you have to do to qualify! Also, when you cross the finish line in Berkeley you will earn a coveted challenge pin!  Start this new challenge and earn a new pin every year!

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Berkeley to OaklandBerkeley to Oakland – East Bay Challenge

26.2  total miles! Back-to-back races in back-to-back towns! Challenge yourself by running two half marathons in 30 days. Run the Berkeley Half Marathon in February and receive 15% off for the Oakland Marathon so you can earn a special East Bay Challenge medal in Oakland! 2022 just got a little more interesting and challenging in a good way! Code will be included in your confirmation email.  Register with the same name and birth date for each challenge.  Medal must be picked up at the Oakland Marathon, March 20th, 2022.

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