Race Start: 5:30AM @ Mission Street and The Embarcadero San Francisco, California 94105
Race Finish: Main Marathon Finish Line @ Folsom Street and The Embarcadero, San Francisco, California 94105
Run the Golden Gate Bridge, past iconic landmarks, and through historic neighborhoods: Runners race through San Francisco in a loop.
Course Certification: The Full Marathon course is USATF certified and a Boston Marathon and Olympic Time Trials qualifying race.
Race Distance: 26.2 Miles
Picture yourself racing on the roadbed of the Golden Gate Bridge as the California sun breaks through San Francisco’s iconic maritime fog. Bursting from the Embarcadero’s waterfront start line at the break of dawn. Racing through towering eucalyptus and redwood trees in Golden Gate Park. Passing AT&T Park with its atmosphere of game day anticipation and the crack of the bat.
In our 39th year, join 26,000 runners to take on our 26.2 mile loop USATF certified course (we’re also a Boston Marathon Qualifier and Olympic Team Time Trials Qualifier race) and take yourself on a running tour of San Francisco.SIGN UP
On Race Morning, all Full Marathon runners must enter their designated wave from Southbound Embarcadero at the following intersections:
Wave 1: Mission St.
Wave 2, 3, 4: Howard St.
Wave 5, 6: Folsom St.
Wave 7, 8: Harrison St.
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