How Virtual Races work:

  1. Choose your race distance and register
  2. Download the San Francisco Marathon Tracker App
  3. Follow instructions in the Connect & Claim email, which will be sent to all Virtual participants on Sept 16
    1. You can run your Virtual race between Friday, Sept 17th at 12:00 PM PST (U.S.) and Monday, Sept 20 at 12:00 PM PST.
    2. Don’t want to use the app? You can submit your finish time here instead!
  4. Check the leaderboard to see where you rank against other runners across the globe!


Register early to lock in the lowest price!

Distance Price
Sat 5K $59
Sun 5K $59
10K $59
First Half Marathon $89
Second Half Marathon $89
Full Marathon $89
Ultra Marathon $89

Includes shipping of participation shirt/medal and any earned Loyal Runner or referral items (if applicable). Additional $34 will be charged for international shipping.

Custom Virtual Shirt & Spinner Medal Shipped to You!

Custom Virtual shirts will have your home continent highlighted on the back and the flag of your home country on the sleeve on the sleeve. If you are a Loyal Runner, the number of loyal years will be printed on the bottom.

Shipping Timelines: If you register before July 1st, items will be shipped race week. If you register after July 1st, you will receive your items 45-60 days after you register.

Virtual365 GPS Tracking App

Our Virtual365 GPS Tracking App is what makes our virtual races different and unique.

  • Follow along with the official San Francisco Marathon Course while you run on your own local course
  • See where you are ranking against others who are running virtually
  • Audible shoutouts including a start countdown, mile mark announcements, ongoing racecourse highlights, and a finish approach notice. 
  • Share your fun with friends and family – they can follow you throughout the run. 
  • Access to Facebook and Strava groups – watch for our “Make Your Own Running Art!” challenge!

Bonus Virtual Race - Globetrotter Big Cities Series

When you register for any San Franciso Marathon Virtual distance race, you will receive a free real-time virtual series to help get you tuned up and ready for race day! Not only that, we will be rewarding age group winners each month, with an entry into the SFM 2022 race, your choice, in-person or virtually.

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NEW Flexible Registration Options!

Plans can change, we get it! We’ve added flexible options so you can:

  • Purchase a refundable registration (optional)
  • Switch from Virtual to In-Person, or from In-Person to Virtual*
  • Change your race distance*
  • Defer your registration to 2022*

*Must be done before July 1 or August 1, depending on request. See chart outlining options for details.

Ready, Set… Train!

You don’t have to train alone. Get race-ready with RUN365 Virtual Training! Our training program uses the same app as the Virtual Race, so you can get acquainted with all of the great features before your big race day.

FREE RACE With Virtual Registration!

When you register for the Virtual SFM race you will receive a free registration to the Virtual 365 “Globetrotter Big City Series” to help get you tuned up and ready for race day! In addition, every month we will select a winner from each bracket and give them a free entry into the SFM 2022 race of their choice! (Either in-person or virtual.)