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What sets the Golden Gate Half apart from other races? The opportunity for runners to experience one of the world’s most illustrious cities.

For longtime locals and first-time visitors alike, this course provides an extraordinary look at San Francisco. The City’s eminent history, cosmopolitan elegance and stunning natural beauty are on full display as Golden Gate Half participants weave their way through 13.1 miles of it.

For longtime locals and first-time visitors alike, this course provides an extraordinary look at San Francisco. The City’s eminent history, cosmopolitan elegance and stunning natural beauty are on full display as Golden Gate Half participants weave their way through 13.1 miles of it.

The half marathon utilizes the sidewalks to cross the Golden Gate Bridge, twice. Runners enjoy views from both sides of the bridge plus a total elevation gain of 907ft with a downhill finish line.

Date: Sunday, November 7, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 AM

Start Line: Start Location – Aquatic Park Waterfront

Time Limit: 3.5 hours. To ensure that roads reopen to vehicular traffic at the scheduled times, the course time limits will be strictly enforced. Participants must maintain a pace of 16:00 min / mile to finish the 13.1 miles in under 3.5 hours. A cut-off location will be enforced on the course; runners or walkers who do not reach the cut-off location by this time will be stopped and shuttled to the finish line area.

USATF-certified course

2021 Half Marathon Swag

Half Marathon Finisher Medal

Half Marathon Finisher Shirt

Packet Pick-up Details:

Friday, November 5th
3pm – 7pm
Location: Sports Basement Presidio 610 Old Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94129

Saturday, November 6th
11:00am – 5:00pm

Location: Ghirardelli Square & Beach Street, San Francisco, CA

Can’t pick up on Saturday? Mail My Packet and a limited number of Race Day Packet Pick-Ups are available for an additional fee. Add race day packet pick-up during registration in order to pick-up on race day.

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