Runner Rewards
Referral Program

Be Friendly and Get a Refund!

Refer your friends and earn a refund! It’s super easy!


How Does it Work?

You’ve registered, now it’s time to get your friends to join you on race day! Simply share or post your unique referral link to your friends. If they register using your unique link, you’ll get credit for their registration and receive a refund after the event concludes! If you have five friends that sign up via your unique link, you will receive a 10% refund. If you have ten friends that sign up via your unique link, you will receive a 25% refund.

Be sure your friends are using your unique referral when they register so you get credit!

Where Can I Find my Referral Link?

You can find your referral link either in your registration confirmation email or by logging into your Active account.

Link via Email: After you’ve completed your registration, you receive an email with your registration confirmation. This email will include your referral link and the social network sharing buttons.

Link via After you’ve registered, you can view your registration at Login at and find your event registration. You’ll be able to see your registration detail as well as your referral link!

When Will I Receive my Refund?

You will receive your refund via your original payment method you used to register. Please allow 7 – 10 days after the event has ended.

I Don’t See My Referral Link

The referral program is available for runners who have registered after June 21st, 2018.

Still Have Questions?

If you still have questions about your referral link, please email For all other questions, email

Ghirardelli Square

Ghirardelli Square Runner Perks

Take advantage of all that Ghirardelli Square has to offer through our Exclusive Runner Perks program!

To participate, simply show your BIB on race weekend to any of our participating partners and receive exclusive discounts.  

Below were our 2018 participating partners!

Elizabeth W 

elizabethW, a boutique store at Ghirardelli Square, is a San Francisco based perfumery. We specialize in our brand of artisanal scents, sewn goods and letterpress products. In addition, our store carries a wide selection of unique and specialized gifts & products for all. We are happy to extend a 20% in store discount to all runners of the Golden Gate Half Marathon.

Gigi+Rose – Women

.  . . infinite possibilities

a beautiful women’s boutique by the sea. (20% off)

Gigi+Rose – Children

create. explore. play. (20% off)

Jackson & Polk

an urban meets nature boutique

we live by the city.we live by the sea. we love the urban life. we love nature.

san francisco is our home. (20% off)

Lola of North Beach 

LOLA is a local favorite for greeting cards and gifts! (20% off)

Yap Wraps

High quality pet gear. (10% off)

Run the Golden Gate Bridge!
November 3, 2019

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. Registration is OPEN!

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Event Partners

We’re proud to partner with these great brands to bring you an incredible event experience. Whether you’re drenched in sweat, dressed in costume or immersed in music, you've worked hard to get there and deserve to have the best time possible.

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