Valley Challenge

With three, fast, point-to-point courses celebrating everything 408 we’re honoring San Jose’s Speed City roots in 2020! Run all three San Jose events to earn your Valley Challenge medal.

9th San Jose 408k ‘Race to the Row’ brought to you by Amazon

  • Date: Sunday, February 2
  • Distances: 8K (4.97 miles), Kids Run & K-9 Parade
  • Benefitting: Pat Tillman Foundation

2nd San Jose Shamrock Run

  • Date: Saturday, March 14
  • Distances: 10K (6.2 miles), 5K (3.1 miles) and Kids Run
  • Benefitting: San Jose/Dublin Sister City Scholarship Program

3rd Silicon Valley Half (Valley Challenge Finale)

  • Date: Sunday, April 5
  • Distances: Half Marathon (13.1 miles), 10K (6.2 miles), 5K (3.1 miles) and Kids Run
  • Benefitting: Silicon Valley Education Foundation

Run the Bay Challenge

A Bay Area original run our three area code races beginning with the San Jose 408k, then run classic Across the Bay & 415 and finish it off with The East Bay 510 to earn the one-and-only Run the Bay Challenge medal! .

9th 408K Race to the Row

  • Date: Sunday, February 2
  • Distances: 8K (4.97 miles), Kids Run & K-9 Parade
  • Benefitting: Pat Tillman Foundation

37th Across the Bay + 415K (San Francisco)

  • Date: Sunday, July 12
  • Distances: 12K (7.5 miles) & 5K (3.1 miles)
  • Benefitting: Edgewood Center for Children and Families

5th East Bay 510K (Berkeley)

  • Date: October 2020
  • Distances: 5K (3.1 miles) & 10K (6.2 miles)
  • Benefitting: Running for a Better Oakland

Run Local – Run the Bay Series Challenge

Complete all five  events in the series to win earn yourself the baddest medal of them all!

2020 medals announced soon. 2019 challenge bonus medals pictured below.