California Coast 500

Run the One

June 8 – September 7

Mini Challenges & Teams

Below you’ll find all the data related to our weekly Mini Challenges as well as a Team Leaderboard. Share your story and stoke with #CaliforniaCoast500, #RunLocal and join our Facebook Group.

Pro Tip: You can save any of the digital badges you see on our website in social ready formats. Save to your phone or tablet by tapping (and likely holding) the badge or right click and download on your computer.

Mini Challenges

July 10 – July 12: Beach Day with HOKA ONE ONE and BU Sunscreen

This week, we’re celebrating summer by showing some appreciation for our California beaches and our overall love for the sun, sand, and surf. Join us, HOKA ONE ONE, and BÜ Sunscreen by getting active and sharing a beach-inspired photo or video.

The Challenge: 

  1. Share a beach-inspired photo or video on Instagram or Facebook. Get creative! If you don’t live near a beach or don’t have access to one right now, snap a pic and share with us your favorite “must-have” beach day essentials, an old photo of you at your favorite spot, or anything else you can think of that’s Beach Day related.
  2. Tag @runlocalevents @hokaoneone and @busunscreen and use the hashtag #californiacoast500
  3. Don’t do social? Upload an image below:

The Reward:
One lucky winner will earn a free beach day kit including:

  • One (1) pair of HOKA ONE ONE recovery sandals or slides
  • One (1) bottle of BÜ Sunscreen
  • One (1) RunLocal tank top or tee
  • One (1) RunLocal tote bag

Get BÜ Sunscreen, save 10% and receive free shipping with discount code “RUNLOCAL10” at checkout!

July 7 & July 8: Early Bird Challenge Presented by Vooray

Log a run prior to 8:00am on Tuesday, July 7 or Wednesday, July 8 to be in the running to win a VOORAY Burner Duffle Bag + Run Local Gear!

Vooray believes in pushing one’s self to be a little stronger, run a little farther, and feel a little better with each day we’re given. Vooray designs premium athletic bags and accessories for the gym and beyond. No matter what your day demands of you, Vooray will be there to carry your essentials every step of the way…and ensure you look amazing from start to finish.

June 30 – July 5: 24 Miles with MUIR Energy
MUIR Energy is here to motivate you and help you go further consistently, whether you’re out on a long run, walk or hike. Their all-natural simple-ingredient recipes promote a healthy body and sustained energy for mileage junkies and outdoor enthusiasts alike. Bring on the adventure by participating in our weekly challenge with MUIR Energy.

  • The Challenge: Log 24 total miles this week from Monday 6/29 to Sunday 7/5.
  • The Prize: Participants who complete this challenge will be eligible to win a nutrition pack from MUIR Energy including a 24-pack of gels and hydration sampler.
  • Pro Tip: Remember that miles logged can include running, walking or hiking. Check out our FAQs here on how to rack up your miles most efficiently to complete this challenge!

Get MUIR Energy:
Save 15% off your order over $25 with code CALI500 between June 29 and July 5. Visit muirenergy.com.

List of participants logging a minimum of 24 miles in Week 4.

4th of July THANK YOU

What a ride this has been since we launched four weeks ago! As we take a moment to relax this 4th of July weekend we wanted to say THANK YOU. We encourage you to run or walk a minimum of 4 miles today, but we’re also making everyone who has logged one activity since June 8 eligible for a HOKA ONE ONE + Run Local Swag Package!

World Beer Mile Classic: Appropriately following the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on the 4th, Run Local is also producing the Beer Mile World Classic at 10am PT over on Letsrun.com

June 27 & 28: Your Best Day Yet presented by VOORAY
Vooray believes in pushing one’s self to be a little stronger, run a little farther, and feel a little better with each day we’re given. Join us this weekend as we exemplify this mindset through our ‘Best Day Yet’ Challenge, and visit Vooray.com and use the code “BESTDAYYET” at checkout before 7/10 to take $10 off any purchase of $40 or more*.

  • The Challenge: Record your highest mileage day so far on either Saturday 6/27 or Sunday 6/28
  • The Prize: Entry into a raffle for a free VOORAY Burner Duffle Bag + Run Local Gear
  • Pro tip: Remember, miles can come in the form of run and/or walking, so use this to your advantage to hit your highest mileage so far!

About Vooray:
Vooray designs premium athletic bags and accessories for the gym and beyond. No matter what your day demands of you, Vooray will be there to carry your essentials every step of the way…and ensure you look amazing from start to finish.

*”BESTDAYYET” promo code expires on Friday, July 10. Limit one use per customer.

June 22 – 25: 8 for 8
Run or walk a minimum of 8 Miles between June 22 and June 25 (2 Miles p/day avg.) in reflection of lives lost to racial injustice. Additionally, we encourage you to donate $8 to Campaign Zero’s #8CantWait initiative and share not only your mini-challenge badge but your personal fundraising page so that your peers have the opportunity to make an $8 donation to the initiative as well.

All who log 8 cumulative miles during this 4-day mini-challenge will be entered to win one (1) pair of HOKA ONE ONE shoes and a Run Local swag pack.

Below is the list of cumulative miles run and walked during the 8 for 8 challenge.

June 20: Summer Solstice Challenge presented by BU Sunscreen
It’s officially summer, and on the longest day of the year, we want to challenge you to use up every ounce of daylight that you can. You’ve got 24 hours and the MOST sunlight you’ll have all year to ramp up your mileage and get ahead of your goal(s) in this challenge, so use them wisely!


The Challenge
Log two (2) runs or walks, tomorrow, Saturday, June 20 between 12:00am and 11:59pm PT to be eligible to win.


The Reward
One participant meeting the challenge criteria will win our Summer Readiness prize pack consisting of BU Sunscreen and a California Coast 500 “June Gloom” Hoodie.


BU Sunscreen is your new go-to active sunscreen, coming at you from beautiful MaliBU, California. BU’s clear spray with UVA/UVB Protection lets your skin breathe, won’t block pores and is water resistant for 80 minutes. Sunscreen should feel as good as it is effective, which is why it’s BU’s mission to develop safe and effective products you’ll love wearing everyday by ensuring products are spray-on clear, oil & alcohol free, 100% transparently tested and sourced, and fully sustainable and recyclable.


Learn more about BU Sunscreen HERE, and use the code RUNLOCAL10 at checkout to save.

June 15 – 21: Three in a Row
We’re pushing consistency one more week to get you set up for success this summer. Log three activities, for three consecutive days between Monday, June 15 and Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21 at 11:59pm PT to be in the running to win one (1) pair of HOKA ONE ONE shoes awarded at random. 

On the One: You’ve lined up for your first day of your journey and you want to share it with the world. Download the On the One badge to celebrate. 

3 in a Week: Log 3 activities in one week to earn this badge. During week one of the California Coast 500 anyone who accomplishes this will be placed in a random drawing to earn a pair of HOKA ONE ONE shoes.

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Below is a list of those who have logged 3 activities between Monday, June 8 and Sunday, June 14 and eligible for the weekly prize. Last Updated time is in PDT.

Team Leaderboard

Below are the Top 50 teams sorted by mileage, which we’ll be updating this leaderboard a few times a week. There are no team awards and this is just to have a bit more fun during the summer. 

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