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Run Wild - San Francisco

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Calling all runners, walker dashers, dancers and prancers, join A Runners Mind for Run Wild San(ta) Francisco, SFs local and original Santa hat run at Crissy Field. This festive 5K run is family friendly and benefits the San Francisco Fire Fighters Toy Program.

How to enter the Run Wild - San Francisco

  1. 5K

    Run 5km
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  2. Kids Dash

    Run 0.05mi
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Run Wild - San Francisco routes

​The Run Wild San(ta) Francisco will take place at East Beach at Crissy Field. The course is a flat, fast loop around Crissy Field out to San Francisco's historic Fort Point, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Run Wild offers stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, the San Francisco Skyline and the San Francisco Bay! Whether you want to set a PR or do a leisurely stroll, you'll love this course.

Event Details

What’s Included
You will get a custom race bib, timing chip, commemorative Run Wild t-shirt (5K runners), pre and post race refreshments, entry into the post race festival and more!

The kiddos get refreshments and a special prize when they finish their dash.
Raceday Logistics
You will receive your bib and timing chip as well as your Santa Hat and Run Wild t-shirt when you check in at packet pickup. You can pick up for friends and family. Please have their confirmation email handy. If you cannot make it to the shop on Friday you will be able to check in and pick up your goodies on Saturday morning starting at 7:30AM at the starting line at Crissy Field.

7:30AM - Check in Opens

9:00AM - 5K Race Start

9:00AM - Post Race Festival Opens

9:45AM - Kids 100 Yard Dash

10:00AM - Awards Ceremony

After the race join us at the post race party and expo held at East Beach at Crissy Field. Pick up your t-shirt and visit our sponsor booths for free samples and fitness information.
Santa gets a lot of credit - but where would he be without his elves? We couldn't pull off this event without the wonderful support of so many good natured and dedicated volunteers elves. All volunteers will be easily identifiable on race day in their Santa's Helper hats!
Can I run with a baby jogger?
Yes. Bring the whole family out to this one!

Can I run with a dog?
You sure can. Bring Jax, or Maxine or even Duke out to this one!

Can I run with headphones?
While there is no official rule against it, we recommend running without headphones for your safety and the safety of the runners around you.

Are walkers allowed?
Absolutely. Take this race at your own pace no matter what it is.

Are the hydration stations along the course?
Yes. There will be one hydration station on the 5K course that you will hit both on the way out and again on your return. There will also be water at the finish line.

Run Wild - San Francisco weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

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IconModerate breeze possible, up to 16mph

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