Packet Pick-Up

All participants in the half marathon and 5K are required to pick up their race packets at the Race Expo, which is free and open to the public. Participants will pick-up their race bib, event shirt, race tote bag, and other goodies including an exclusive runner discount at Sports Basement.  Receive an exclusive in-store discount with proof of your bib at checkout!

Packet Pick-up
Date: Friday, November 1, 2024
Time: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Sports Basement, Presidio
610 Old Mason St
San Francisco, CA 94129

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2024
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Sports Basement, Presidio
610 Old Mason St
San Francisco, CA 94129

Parking at the Race Expo
There are limited, metered parking spots at the Sports Basement, Presidio.  Please plan on parking at one of the lots listed below to avoid parking congestion at the store while picking up your race packet.  Please note that all parking rates are set by lot operators, not the race organizers or Sports Basement.

Main Post Lot (122 Anza Ave, San Francisco, CA) – 7 minute walk to Expo
Presidio Tunnel Tops (603 Mason St, San Francisco, CA) – 5 minute walk to Expo
East Beach Lot (1199 E Beach, San Francisco, CA) – 12 minute walk to Expo
Girard Lot (201 Lundeen St, San Francisco, CA) – 11 minute walk to Expo
Palace of the Fine Arts Lot (3381 Lyon St, San Francisco, CA) – 16 minute walk to Expo

Public Transportation to the Race Expo
The 30 bus line has a stop conveniently in front of Sports Basement Presidio.  You can use the Trip Planner to find the correct public transportation plan for your trip to the Race Expo.

What do I need to pick up my bib?
In order to expedite the pick-up of your race bib, please bring your ID and QR code confirmation email.  Confirmation emails will be sent the Wednesday of race week.

Can someone else pick up my race packet?
If you are unable to attend the Race Expo, you may send a proxy to pick up your race packet on your behalf.  You must have signed the event’s digital liability waivers when registering for the event.  To verify if you’ve signed your waivers, please visit your ACTIVE MyEvents account and locate your Golden Gate Half Marathon & 5K entry.  If you have not signed your waiver yet, you will see a large red error message that your waivers have not yet been signed.

Please send your proxy with a copy of your driver’s license (digital picture is OK) and your QR code confirmation email to expedite the pick-up process.  Confirmation emails will be sent the Wednesday of race week.  Proxies may only pick-up packets for up to 3 people.

Race Day Packet Pick-Up

For half marathon and 5K participants, if you are unable to attend the Race Expo you may purchase Race Day Packet Pick-up for $25 and pick up your items on race morning in Aquatic Park close to the Finish Line.

You can purchase this upgrade during registration.  Already registered?  Visit your ACTIVE MyEvents account, find your Golden Gate Half Marathon & 5K entry, click “Purchase merchandise”, and add Race Day Pick-Up to your entry.

Race Expo

While picking up your race packet, participants can also enjoy the Race Expo at Sports Basement, Presidio.  The Race Expo is FREE and open to the public.  Shop the event merchandise store, visit with local vendors, check out the latest in the active lifestyle space, and take advantage of our photo opportunities.

Date: Friday, November 1, 2024
Time: 3:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2024
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Sports Basement, Presidio
610 Old Mason St
San Francisco, CA 94129

**If you’re interested in joining us as a 2024 Race Expo exhibitor, please visit the “Exhibitors & Partners” page of our website for additional information.