How Virtual Races work:

  1. Choose your race distance from these options and register
  2. Download the San Francisco Marathon Tracking App (Links coming closer to race day)
  3. Follow instructions in the Connect & Claim email, which will be sent to all Virtual participants in July 2023
    1. You can run your Virtual (with our race app) race between Friday, July 21st at 12:00 PM PST (U.S.) and Monday, July 24th at 12:00 PM PST.
    2. Don’t want to use the app? You can submit your finish time instead!
  4. Check the leaderboard to see where you rank against other runners across the globe! (Link to post results and view the leaderboard will be emailed out with virtual instructions)


Register early to lock in the lowest price!

Distance Price
Sat 5K $69
Sun 5K $69
10K $69
First Half Marathon $79
Second Half Marathon $79
Full Marathon $79
Ultra Marathon $79

Custom Virtual Shirt & Spinner Medal Shipped to You!

  • Please note that you will receive a Participant Shirt and medal if you are a Loyal Runner maintaining your status by running virtually, no loyalty gifts awarded/ shipped.

Shipping Timelines: Virtual packets will be shipped 45-60 days after the in-person race.

Virtual365 GPS Tracking App

Our Virtual 365 Live 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 include 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!


  • How to join the VIRTUAL365 App?
    • Download the Virtual365 app on your phone. 
    • As part of the virtual training program, you will receive a claim and connect email approximately 2 days from the weekend virtual training run.
    • Run from anywhere using the app on your smartphone.
    • We will create a virtual course that you can follow along as you run your actual course.
    • The app has a practice run!  Before you head out practice using the app to make sure you’re comfortable with it.
    • Live maps, split times, leaderboard, and push notifications.  Even an opportunity to share a selfie!
  • Where can I post my virtual results?

    *Individualized links to post and view results are emailed to partisapants

  • Where can I view my virtual results on the leaderboard?

    *You can view the leaderboard via our app, please see links in email confirmation.