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Sat March 16, 2024 San Francisco, CA 94129 US Directions
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East Beach (East Bluff picnic area)
1199 East Beach
San Francisco, CA US 94129


All races start/finish at East Beach and head West along the popular Golden Gate Promenade. The 5K event climbs up Battery East trail to the Golden Gate Bridge before heading back to the finish. The 10K and Half Marathon courses continue underneath the Golden Gate and follow the Coastal Trail to Baker Beach with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean along the way. The 10K turns around at the Baker Beach aid station while the Half Marathoners head through Seacliff and continue along Coastal Trail to the turnaround at Lands End overlooking the historic Sutro Baths.
(Distances are accurately measured using a Rolatape® surveyor's measuring wheel.)

Bib Number & Shirt Pick-up

Race Day: Check-in beginning at 7:30 a.m. at East Bluff picnic area. Please arrive 45min before your event to receive your bib and shirt. Event start times are listed here.
Limited free parking is at East Beach (1199 East Beach, San Francisco, CA 94129). Paid spots ($2.50/hr) across from the Start/Finish at the Mason Street Warehouse lot. Reminder: do not leave valuable items in your car.
Drop Bags: You can leave a drop bag with non-valuables at the Start/Finish.

Time Limit

All Events - 3.5 hours


The course is easy to follow and will be marked with directional signage the entire way.

Please be courteous on the trail. If you're passing another runner or hiker, announce "on your left" as you approach.

Headphones are allowed on dirt road sections only. Please do not wear headphones on single-track trail, while crossing paved roads, when getting aid at aid stations, or while crossing the finish line.

Your bib number indicates the distance that you're running. If you want to change your distance, please send us an e-mail or let us know by check-in, at the latest.

No dogs allowed on the course. Please don't leave pets in your vehicle.

GPX Files:

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Elevation Profiles/Course Surface


Elevation Gain: 150'
Course Surface: Single Track (13%), Crushed Rock (74%), Asphalt (13%) 




Elevation Gain: 600'
Course Surface: Single Track (32%), Crushed Rock (50%), Asphalt (18%) 



Half Marathon

Elevation Gain: 1,110'
Course Surface: Single Track (41%), Crushed Rock (34%), Asphalt (25%) 

Aid Stations

Fully-stocked aid stations every 2 - 3 miles. You can expect fresh fruit, salty snacks, assorted candy, water, and Clif Shot Electrolyte sports drink. It is highly recommended that runners carry at least 20 oz. of water between aid stations.

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In an effort to reduce waste and litter, Coastal/Zoom events are cupless. We request that you bring your preferred means of containing fluids during your run and at the aid stations. We will have some Hydrapak SpeedCup ($5) for sale at check-in.

Please note that there are no pre-filled cups of hydration at the aid stations. In case you really need a disposable cup, please request one from the aid station volunteers. We ask that you use only one. Thank you!


We use state-of-the-art Bibtags by MyLaps to accurately time each runner’s finish time. Results are published on the website every 30 minutes.


T-shirts will be given to all pre-registered runners. All finishers will receive a custom medal.

Overall Winners: The top 3 male and female overall winners of every distance will win an award and race credits to future Coastal races:

1st Place - $50
2nd Place - $35
3rd Place - $20

These race credits are valid for 3 months from date of issue and is for one time use only.

Top three finishers in each age group and gender will receive award medals.

Note: Overall and age group placing are based on Clock Time rather than Chip Time.  As a bona fide competition, runners should start at the same time and compete against each other on the course.  Chip Time is used so runners can see their actual elapsed time.

Course Records

  Garrett Hardesty, 27, San Francisco, CA ('23)   19:56
  Sara Rowland, 29, Berkeley, CA ('23) 22:23
  Jason Poncy, 36, Vacaville, CA ('24)              39:50
  Marla Bailey, 28, Barrie, Ontario, CAN ('18)   44:20
Half Marathon
  Domenico Davino, 30, San Carlos, CA ('24)                 1:26:14
  Monique Van Den Boogaart, 29, San Francisco, CA ('18)  1:42:21



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