Participant Information for the Expo

Important: we are dedicated to making this the best event to date. This includes getting all runners in and out of the expo site in a timely manner to ensure a smooth start. ALL runners (including both Half marathon and 5K runners) are required to pick up their race packet at the Expo on Saturday, November 2, 2019. Should you not be able to attend to expo or have a friend pick it up on your behalf, you MUST select the additional Race Day packet pick up option in Active.com account. NO EXCEPTIONS.

We’re celebrating one of the most iconic cities in our nation and we want you to be a part of it! Join us on Saturday, November 2, 2019 for our Active LifeStyle Expo. Bring your friends and family to check out the local vendors, enjoy some free sampling, take part in some last minute shopping and more! With a wide variety of exhibitors including the latest in run technology, nutrition, fitness, as well as local SF businesses, it’s an exciting and interactive Expo that’s free to the public and has something for the whole family (YES, kids too!)

On Saturday, over 20 exhibitors will offer free samples, showcase the latest industry apparel, health & nutritional products and much more. All runners must visit the expo to pick up their race number, gear bag and t-shirt.

  • Dates: Saturday, November 2, 2019
  • Location: Ghirardelli Square & Beach Street
  • San Francisco , CA
    Click here for directions.
  • Expo Hours: 11am – 5pm.
  • Free Admission: Open to the public

Exhibitor Information
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Exhibitor & Sponsor Info

The Golden Gate Half Expo takes place on Saturday before the event and is the location where all participants must pick up their race packets. Free and open to the public, this expo features the latest in nutrition, gear, great events, training and more. For more information regarding exhibiting at the expo, please contact our Expo Team.

Showcase Your Brand at our Running Events!

All Golden State Series events feature a pre-event expo, where all participants must visit to pick up their race packets. Free and open to the public, these expos feature the latest in running technologies, fitness apparel, health and nutrition information and interactive displays. Interested in showcasing your brand? Contact us today to get in front of the most desirable demographic!

A 10′x10′ booth comes with (1) 6′ table & (2) chairs. Booth payment is due at time of reservation and is nonrefundable. Booths are available on a first-come first-serve basis. Please submit an application to join the fun!

Include your company’s product or service in our Virtual Event Bag
The Golden Gate Half offers a virtual gift bag featuring rich-media gifts that is distributed via email and social media to race participants. Digital gifts include deals and discounts, freebies, online gift cards and codes, valued industry expert tips and premium entertainment content, and fun online games, among others. We offer inclusion in the Virtual Event Bag for a reduced cost when purchasing an exhibitor booth, or as a standalone partnership. Please email our Expo team for more information.

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