Half Marathon
Half Marathon
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What sets the Golden Gate Half apart from other races? The opportunity for runners to experience one of the world’s most illustrious cities.

For longtime locals and first-time visitors alike, this course provides an extraordinary look at San Francisco. The City’s eminent history, cosmopolitan elegance and stunning natural beauty are on full display as Golden Gate Half participants weave their way through 13.1 miles of it.

For the safety of all participants and smooth operations of course closures, runners must start the Half Marathon on time at 7:00am. The race features a mass start, and the start line will be open for 5 minutes following the starting horn. Late runners will not be accommodated and may face disqualification or removal from the course.

Date: Sunday, November 1, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 AM

Start Line: Start Location – Aquatic Park Waterfront

Time Limit: 3.5 hours. To ensure that roads reopen to vehicular traffic at the scheduled times, the course time limits will be strictly enforced. Participants must maintain a pace of 16:00 min / mile to finish the 13.1 miles in under 3.5 hours. A cut-off location will be enforced on the course; runners or walkers who do not reach the cut-off location by this time will be stopped and shuttled to the finish line area. 

USATF-certified course

Friday, October 30th 
3:00pm – 7:00pm 

Location: Sports Basement Presidio- 610 Old Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94129 

Saturday, October 31st 
11:00am – 5:00pm 

Location: Ghirardelli Square & Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 

Race packets will not be mailed under any circumstances. Can’t pick up on Friday or Saturday?  Race day packet pick-up is available on race morning for a $25 fee.  Add race day packet pick-up during registration in order to pick-up on race day.  There is limited availability. 

Run the Golden Gate Bridge!
November 1, 2020

The Golden Gate Half Marathon is one of the few races you can enter in the Bay area that takes runners across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.

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