How to enter the Berkeley Half Marathon
- Run 5km
- Run 13.1mi
- Run 10km
- Run 1km
Berkeley Half Marathon routes
Our scenic course, comfortable for runners of all levels, takes you down historic Telegraph Avenue, through Cal Berkeley’s iconic Sather Gate and around the beautiful Cal campus.
From beautiful North Berkeley and the vibrant Fourth Street district you’ll run along the waterfront and enjoy the view of the bay on your way to the finish line, with the community and your fellow runners cheering you on!
A celebration is waiting for you in Civic Center Park along with your finisher medal!
Don’t miss out on the community, friendships, and celebration this fall during the Berkeley Half Marathon.
Back by popular demand, our 10k Race is the perfect option for runners who seek a rewarding, beautiful, and fun race distance.
Experience historic Telegraph Avenue, run through Cal Berkeley’s iconic Sather Gate and around the beautiful Cal campus in the fall, tour vibrant Shattuck Avenue, and experience the vibe and community of Berkeley when you’re running down neighborhood streets.
You’ll be cheered on as you enjoy a dramatic finish at Civic Center Park where you’ll earn your finisher medal.
10k runners celebrate at the Main Finish Line in an exhilarating community running festival.
This fast course offers a tour of historic Telegraph Avenue, passes through Cal Berkeley’s iconic Sather Gate, around the beautiful Cal campus, and finishes at Crescent Lawn on UC Berkeley’s campus, just a few short blocks from the Main Finish Line Festival.
This distance is perfect for new runners, families (strollers and children are welcome), and anyone who loves to experience the community spirit of running together this fall.
Our Family 1k is a great way to get the whole family across the finish line!
Kick off this fun community weekend with your friends and family by walking or running together on Saturday before the expo opens and before the main races on Sunday.
Each 1k participant will receive a commemorative bib, a pin, and post-run snacks and drinks.
This is an all-ages run, so get everyone in your family out and running this fall to experience the vibe of beautiful Berkeley, while also celebrating and supporting Berkeley public education.
A portion of registration proceeds will be donated to the Berkeley Public Schools Fund, which helps bring education alive for local students.
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Berkeley Half Marathon weather forecast
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
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