Starting with the 2018 Half Marathon Triple Crown, participants will be eligible for a TRIPLE Triple Crown medal by completing the Half Marathon Triple Crown in 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 series you will have received 13 medals!!
No. The normal Half Marathon Triple Crown rules still apply. You must begin with the Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Full or Half Marathon in January, followed by the La Jolla Half Marathon in April and then the America’s Finest City Half Marathon in August for three consecutive calendar years.
Yes! Once you’ve accepted your first TRIPLE Triple Crown medal, the challenge restarts and you are eligible again after three consecutive years of completing the Half Marathon Triple Crown.
Once you complete the Half Marathon Triple Crown two years in a row, and complete the Carlsbad Full or Half Marathon and the La Jolla Half Marathon in your third consecutive year, you’ll be eligible for the TRIPLE 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 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 TRIPLE Triple Crown Champion medal after your race.
If you think you should be on the list and don’t see your name, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, bib number and finish times for your TRIPLE Triple Crown eligible races.
TRIPLE Triple Crown Rules
- You must register using the exact same name and birth date for each event.
- 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.
- Entry into each event is not guaranteed – register early to ensure your spot and save money.
- Each event has its own time limits – to be eligible for the TRIPLE Triple Crown you must adhere to each time limit.
Check the eligibility list here.
Don’t worry! Just email email@example.com with your first and last name, bib number and finish times for your TRIPLE Triple Crown eligible races. We will then look into your eligibility and add you to the official list.
Not yet! For anyone who has completed the Half Marathon Triple Crown two or more times through 2017, you must complete the Half Marathon Triple Crown one more time. Your eligibility starts in 2018 and continues until you have accepted your first TRIPLE Triple Crown medal.
That’s okay, your eligibility continues! Think of it like credits in your TRIPLE Triple Crown account. Once you complete the Half Marathon Triple Crown one more time, whether that’s in 2019, 2020 or 2025, you will receive your TRIPLE Triple Crown medal then!
Finishers of the TRIPLE Triple Crown will receive an impressive commemorative medal at the Bling Bestowment booth at the America’s Finest City Finish Line Festival! TRIPLE bling baby!