Golden Gate Headlands Marathon, Half & 10K
30 March 2020
Golden Gate Headlands Marathon, Half & 10K is a scenic trail run through the Marin Headlands, you'll soak in panoramic vistas of the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Francisco Bay and the lush Pacific shoreline peppered with vibrant wildflowers. The course is a combination of single track hiking trails and fire roads.
As you reach the summits of this course, you’ll take in a view of San Francisco Bay tucked behind the rolling green hills of the Marin Headlands to the east and looking west you will view the Pacific Ocean. One thing’s certain…the views this course offers are unlike any other. You’ll start and finish at the historic parade ground at Ft. Barry in Rodeo Valley. Along with this scenic trail run through the Marin Headlands, you’ll soak in panoramic vistas of the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Francisco Bay and the lush Pacific shoreline peppered with vibrant wildflowers. The course is a combination of single track hiking trails and fire roads.
PARKING is near Ft. Barry as you head toward Rodeo Beach. When you arrive on race day, we will have parking attendants directing you to the parking areas. Please pay attention! Especially if, you have run this race before…you may go on auto-pilot and head to the old parking lot area which no longer exists. Be sure to allow yourself 10 minutes to get to check-in from the parking area.DRIVING DIRECTIONS: Take the first exit north of the Golden Gate Bridge (southbound Highway 101 drives take the last exit before the bridge). Conzelman Rd. will be the only road going uphill within sight of the freeway. Turn right onto Conzelman. Follow this road until it forks at McCullough Rd. Turn right onto McCullough. At the bottom of the hill, turn left onto Bunker Rd. Follow Bunker Rd. for approximately one mile to the large parking lot on the right.
AID STATIONS: Marathoners will see aid stations at miles 5, 10, 13, 18 & 23. We highly recommend that you carry water. There will also be food/drink at the finish area for all finishers.INCENTIVES: T-Shirts for all participants. Rubber chicken to the first place overall male & female in each distance. Personalized award ribbons to the top three finishers, male and female, in each age group for all distances which will be mailed out a few weeks after the race. Finisher medals for Full Marathoners only.