How to enter the Golden Gate Half Marathon & 5K
- Run 5km
- Run 13.1mi
Golden Gate Half Marathon & 5K routes
This 13.1 mile route will meander through San Francisco, taking in all of the city's iconic sites. For local residents or new visitors to the city, this race offers a truly unique way to see the city and runners will pass right across the Golden Gate Bridge.
The half marathon has a strict cut-off time of 3 hours, requiring runners to maintain a pace of 14:00 minutes per mile.
The race will feature a mass start, with the start line remaining open for 5 minutes following the starters horn.
The 5K kicks-off along the waterfront of San Francisco Bay. Participants will line up at Muni Pier in Aquatic Park and behold stunning views over toward both the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.
The final stage of the course will take athletes onto Beach St and Ghirardelli Square where the crowd will be cheering you on.
Please note, 5K runners will not pass over the Golden Gate Bridge.
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Golden Gate Half Marathon & 5K weather forecast
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
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