Both courses start at 8:00am downtown at the Ferry Building in the shadow of the Bay Bridge. Runners should line up according to mile pace signs to allow for a smooth and safe start. The course goes down the Embarcadero, through Fisherman's Wharf and along Marina Green where the 5K finishes. The 12K continues through Crissy Field with views of the Golden Gate Bridge, and finally back to Marina Green to finish.
Backpacks, large bags and any type of container/carrier exceeding 8.5” x 11” x 4” are not allowed on the race course. Runners/walkers should stay in designated runner lanes.