The Half Marathon Triple Crown is a fun opportunity to recognize the dedicated half marathoners who complete three top quality events in one calendar year. Learn more here!

You will need to register for each of the Half Marathon Triple Crown events in the calendar year you are participating:

Race #1 – Carlsbad Full or Half Marathon – January – Register Here!

Race #2 – San Diego Half Marathon – March – Register Here!

Race #3 – America’s Finest City Half Marathon – August – Register Here!

Yes, the San Diego Half does offer a virtual option for both the half marathon and 5K!

Yes. The races must be completed in the same calendar year in the correct order.

Once you complete the first two races, you’ll be eligible for the Half Marathon Triple Crown! Check your eligibility here.

As soon as you confirm you’re on the list be sure you are registered for the America’s Finest City Half Marathon. You will receive a special Triple Crown bib for the final race, the America’s Finest City Half Marathon in August. You will use this bib to redeem your commemorative Half Marathon Triple Crown Champion medal after your race.

If you think you should be on the list and don’t see your name, please email us.


  1. You must register using the exact same name and birthdate for all three events.
  2. You must wear the race timing device and receive an official time for each event. If you do not have an official finishing time, you will automatically be disqualified. (Does not apply to virtual events)
  3. Entry into each event is not guaranteed – register early to ensure your spot and save money
  4. Each event has its own time limits – to be eligible for the Triple Crown you must adhere to each time limit. (Does not apply to virtual events)

Don’t worry! Just email us and we’ll look into your eligibility. 

Finishers of the Half Marathon Triple Crown will receive an impressive commemorative medal at the Bling Bestowment booth at the America’s Finest City Finish Line Festival! Double bling baby!

Sounds like you’re ready for the TRIPLE Triple Crown. Learn more here!

Participants will be eligible for a TRIPLE Triple Crown medal by completing the Half Marathon Triple Crown for three consecutive years. That’s right, on year three you will receive TRIPLE bling at the AFC Finish Line Festival and at the end of the TRIPLE Triple Crown you will have received 13 medals!! Learn more here!

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