The 2016 2nd Half Marathon

Do you want to run the 2nd Half Marathon in 2016? Register today to secure your spot!

The San Francisco 2nd Half Marathon Course

The 2nd Half Marathon covers the second half of The San Francisco Marathon. The race starts at Spreckel’s Lake in Golden Gate Park and finishes on the Embarcadero alongside the Main Marathon Finish Line. It passes through Haight/Ashbury, the Mission District, into Mission Bay, and passes AT&T Park, finishing just before the Ferry Building alongside the Main Marathon Finish Line. The course is USATF certified.


Course Limits

2nd Half Marathon:

In order to qualify as an Official 2nd Half Marathon Finisher, you must finish within the 3.5 hour course limit.

The Start

8:15 AM – 8:35 AM
John F Kennedy Drive and 36th Avenue
San Francisco, California 94121

*Free Runner Shuttles available see below for details


Finishers receive a technical fabric long-sleeved participant shirt, finisher’s medal, electronic finisher’s certificate, and individual care, both on and off the course and following – including food, beverage, heat sheet and medical care, and free transportation from Embarcadero to the Second Half Marathon Start Line.

Check out the sizing charts below.

Sizing Chart for Men

Sizing Chart for Men

Sizing Chart for Women

Sizing Chart for Women









Runner Shuttles

FREE Shuttle Busing from the Main Start Line/ Finish Line off Embarcadero to the Second Half Marathon Start Line in Golden Gate Park. Buses pick up at Howard and Spear St. from 6:30 AM – 7:45 AM. Shuttles are for runners only. All you need is your bib to enter.



The top 3 overall Men and Women in the second half marathon will receive a plaque and winners medal. The top three females and top three males in each age group will be given a personalized plaque. Results will be finalized 4-6 weeks post event and then age group awards will be personalized and mailed. Top 3 overall winners will be removed from age group awards (no double dipping).


Open, Masters and Age Groups: 19 and Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+